Full Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development Bibliography

TBRI® Practice Briefs:

Weighted Items: Tools for Helping Children Learn to Regulate

TBRI & Autism Spectrum Disorder

Our Articles on the Web:

Here are a few of our publications available on the web. Information about more TBRI® publications are located on the TBRI® page

Favorite Publications:

This list includes some of our top recommended publications that support the theory behind TBRI®. We reference these articles often and frequently use them in our trainings.

  • Bath, H. (2008). The three pillars of trauma-informed care. Reclaiming Children and Youth, 17(3):17021
  • Becker-Weidmann, A. (2009). Effects of early maltreatment on development: A descriptive study using the Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales-II. Child Welfare, 88(2): 137-161
  • Cassidy, J. (2001). Truth, lies, and intimacy: An attachment perspective. Attachment and Human Development, 3(2):121-155
  • Field, T. M. (2009). Touch for socioemotional and physical well-being: A review. Developmental Review, 30(4):367-383
  • Fraiberg, S., Adelson, E., an Shapiro, V. (1975). Ghosts in the nursery: A psychoanalytic approach to the problem of impaired infant-mother relationships. Journal of the American Academy of Child Psychiatry, 14:387-421
  • Harlow, H. F., Harlow, M. K., and Suomi, S. J. (1971). From thought to therapy: Lessons from a primate laboratory. American Scientist, 59:538-549
  • Hesse, E. (2008). The Adult Attachment Interview: Protocol, method of analysis, and empirical studies. In Cassidy, J. and Shaver, P. R., editors, Handbook of attachment: Theory, research, and clinical applications, pages 552-598. Guilford Press, New York, 2nd edition
  • Hoffman, K. T., Marvin, R. S., Cooper, G., and Powell, B. (2006). Changing toddlers’ and preschoolers’ attachment classifications: The Circle of Security intervention. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 74(6):1017-1026
  • Lieberman, Alicia F., Padrón, Elena, Van Horn, Patricia, Harris, William (2005). Angels in the Nursery: The Intergenerational Transmission of Benevolent Parental Influences. Infant Mental Health Journal, 26(6):504-520.
  • Perry, B. D., Pollard, R. A., Blakley, T. L., Baker, W. I., and Vigilante, D. (1995). Childhood trauma, the neurobiology of adaptation, and “use-dependent” development of the brain: How “states” become “traits”. Infant Mental Health Journal, 16(4):271-291
  • Siegel, D. J. (2009). Mindful awareness, mindsight, and neural integration. The Humanistic Psychologist, 37(2):137-158
  • Sroufe, L. A. (2005). Attachment and development: A prospective, longitudinal study from birth to adulthood. Attachment & Human Development, 7(4):349-367
  • Steele, M., Hodges, J., Kaniuk, J., and Steele, H. (2010). Mental representation and change: Developming attachment relationships in an adoption context. Psychoanalytic Inquiry, 30(1):25-40
  • Wilbarger, P. (1984). Planning an adequate “sensory diet:” application of sensory processing theory during the first years of life. Zero to Three, pages 7-12