Development: Latency (The Middle Years)

Integrated Child & Adult Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (ICAPP)
2020-21, 3rd Block — Mondays, 8:00-9:15pm
Diane Grisé-Crismani, MSW


January 25, 2021 — Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

Knight, R. (2014). A Hundred Years of Latency: From Freudian Psychosexual Theory to Dynamic Systems Nonlinear Development in Middle Childhood. J. Amer. Psychoanal. Assn., 62(2):203-235.

Durham, J.I. (2018). Perceptions of microaggressions: Implications for the mental health and treatment of African American yout. In Journal of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychotherapy, 17(1), pp. 52-61

February 1, 2021 — Developmental Features and Tasks of Latency

Gilmore, K. and Meersand, P. (2014). “The Latency Phase: Cognitive Maturation, Autonomy, Social Development and Learning”, in Normal Child and Adolescent Development: A Psychodynamic Primer. Ch6, pp141-177.

February 8, 2021

Sarnoff, C. (1987). “Repetition compulsion and reparative mastery” in Psychotherapeutic strategies in the latency years, pp305-314.

Jemerin, J.M. (2004). Latency and the capacity to reflect on mental states. Psychoanalytic Study of the Child, 59:211-239.

February 22, 2021 — Transference and Defenses

Peller, L. (1958). Reading and Daydreams in Latency. JAPA, 6:57-70.

Furman, E. (1980). Transference and Externalization in Latency. Psychoanal. St. Child, 35:267-284.

March 1, 2021 — The Family Romance

Frosch, J. (1959). Transference Derivatives of the Family Romance. JAPA 7:503-522.

Corbett, K. (2001). Nontraditional family romance. In Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 70(3), pp. 599-624

March 8, 2021 — Psychosexual Development and Difference

Friedmen, R., Downey, J. (2008). Sexual Differentiation of Behavior: the Foundation of a Developmental Model of Psychosexuality. JAPA, 56:147-175

Ehrensaft, D. (2014). Listening and learning from gender-nonconforming children. PSC, 68:28-56.

March 15, 2021 — Work with Latency Age Children

Slade, A. (1994) “Making Meaning and Making Believe” in Children at Play, pp81-107.

Benveniste, D. (1998). Play and the Metaphors of the Body. PSC, 53:65-83.

Karush, R.K. (2016). Elucidating the Transference Using the Child’s Dream. Psychoanal. Inq., 36(3):214-219

March 22, 2021 — The Impact of External Events

Gavshon, A. (1990). The Analysis of a Latency Boy – the Developmental Impact of Separation, Divorce, and Remarriage. PSC 45 217-233.

Herzog, J. (2005). Los Degrados: Out, Down, Dead: Transmitted and Inflicted Trauma as Encountered in the Analysis of a 6-year-old girl. IJP 86(2):291-310.