Professor Kai von Klitzing, MD, Ph.D.

Medical Doctor, Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry University of Leipzig, Germany

Fields of interest

Developmental Psychopathology, Infant Mental Health, Psychotherapy Research, Biological and Psychosocial Stress Regulation

Short biography

Psychoanalyst for adults, adolescents, and children (IPA), President of the World Association for Infant Mental Health, Editor of the Journal Kinderanalyse/Child Analysis, Associate- editor of the Infant Mental Health Journal

Scientific interests

Developmental psychopathology, early triadic relationships (mother – father – infant), children’s narratives, psychotherapy (individual and family), childhood maltreatment and  biological stress regulation. Books on Attachment Disorder, Children of Immigrant Families, Child Psychotherapy.

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