Publications

Communication Sciences Lab

Publications

 

Books

  1. Beebe, B., Cohen, P. & Lachmann, F. (2016). The mother-infant interaction picture book: Origins of attachment. New York: Norton Press.
  2. Beebe, B. & Lachmann, F. [with discussants Clement, C., Slavin, M., Klein, E.J., Shane, E., Harrison, A., & Seligman, S.] (2014). The origins of attachment: Infant research and adult treatment. New York: Routledge Press.
  3. Beebe, B., Cohen, P., Sossin, M. & Markese, S. (Eds.) (2012). Mothers, infants and young children of September 11, 2001: A primary prevention project. New York: Routledge Press.
  4. Beebe, B., Knoblauch, S., Rustin, J., & Sorter, D. (2005). Forms of Intersubjectivity in Infant Research and Adult Treatment. New York: Other Press.
  5. Beebe, B., & Lachmann, F. (2002). Infant Research and Adult Treatment: Co-Constructing Interactions. Hillsdale, N.J.: Analytic Press.
  6. Jaffe, J., Beebe, B., Feldstein, S., Crown, C.L., & Jasnow, M. (2001). Rhythms of Dialogue in Infancy. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, Series 264, Vol. 66 (2), 1-132.
 

Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications

Beebe, B., Messinger, D., Bahrick, L. E., Margolis, A., Buck, K. A., & Chen, H. (2016). A systems view of mother-infant face-to-face communication. Developmental Psychology, 52(4), 556–571. doi:10.1037/a0040085

Chazan, S., Kuchirko, Y., Beebe, B. & Sossin, M. (2016). A longitudinal study of traumatic play activity using the children’s developmental play instrument (CDPI). J. of Infant, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy, 15(1), 1-25.

Houghton, R. & Beebe, B. (2016). Dance movement therapy: Learning to look through video microanalysis. American Journal of Dance Therapy.

Beebe, B. & Lachmann, F. (2016, invited, under review). Maternal self-critical and dependent personality styles and mother-infant communication. Journal American Academy of Psychoanalysis.

Beebe, B. (2016, in press). Daniel Stern: Microanalysis and the empirical infant research foundations. Psychoanalytic Inquiry.

Beebe, B. & Lachmann, F. (2015). The Expanding World of Edward Tronick, Psychoanalytic Inquiry, 35:4, 328-336.

Beebe, B. (2014). Myron Hofer’s synthesis of evolution and development: A commentary. Neuropsychoanalysis, 16(1), 23-28.

Beebe, B. (2014). My journey in infant research and psychoanalysis: Microanalysis, a social microscope. Psychoanalytic Psychology, 31(1), 4-25.

Beebe, B. & Steele, M. (2013). How does microanalysis of mother-infant communication inform maternal sensitivity and infant attachment? Attachment and Human Development, 15(5-6), 583-602.

Beebe, B., Lachmann, F., Jaffe, J., Markese, S., Buck, K., Chen, H., Cohen, P, Feldstein, S. & Andrews, H. (2012). Maternal depressive symptoms and 4-month mother-infant interaction. Psychoanalytic Psychology, 29(4), 383- 407.

Beebe, B., Lachmann, F., Markese, S. & Bahrick, L. (2012). On the origins of disorganized attachment and internal working models: Paper I. A dyadic systems approach. Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 22:2, 253-272

Beebe, B., Lachmann, F., Markese, S., Buck, K., Bahrick, L., Chen, H., Cohen, P., Andrews, H., Feldstein, S. & Jaffe, J. (2012). On the origins of disorganized attachment and internal working models: Paper II. An empirical microanalysis of 4-month mother-infant interaction. Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 22:352–374.

Beebe, B. & Markese, S. (2011). Theory and research that informed the clinical approach of the project for mothers, infants, and young children of September 11, 2001. J Infant, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy, 10: 170-186.

Beebe, B. & Jaffe, J. (2011). Description of the project: A longitudinal primary prevention project for mothers pregnant and widowed in the World Trade Center tragedy of September 11, 2001, and their young children. J Infant, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy, 10: 156-169.

Beebe, B., Steele, M., Jaffe, J., Buck, K., Chen, H., Cohen, P., Kaitz, M., Markese, S., Feldstein, S., & Andrews, H. (2011). Maternal anxiety and 4-month mother-infant self- and interactive contingency. Infant Mental Health Journal, 32(2), 174–206.

Demetri Friedman, D., Beebe, B., Jaffe, J. Ross, D. & Triggs, S. (2010). Microanalysis of 4-Month Infant Vocal Affect Qualities and Maternal Postpartum Depression. Clinical Social Work J. 38, 8-16.

Beebe, B., Jaffe, J., Markese, S., Buck, K., Chen, H., Cohen, P., Bahrick, L., Andrews, H., & Feldstein, S. (2010). The origins of 12-month attachment: A microanalysis of 4-month mother-infant interaction. Attachment & Human Development, 12(1-2), 1-135.

Beebe, B., Jaffe, J., Chen, H., Buck, K., Cohen, P., Feldstein, S. & Andrews, H. (2008). Six-week postpartum depressive symptoms and 4-month mother-infant self- and interactive contingency. Infant Mental Health Journal, 29(5), 442-471.

Beebe, B., Badalamenti, A. Jaffe, J., Marquette, L., Helbraun, E., Andrews, H. & Ellman, L. (2008). Distressed mothers and their infants use less efficient timing mechanisms in creating visual expectancies. J. Psycholinguistic Research, 37(5), 293-307.

Kaminer, T., Beebe, B., Jaffe, J., Kelly, K. & Marquette, L. (2007). Mothers’ dependent and self-critical depressive experience is related to speech content with infants.  J. Early Childhood Infant Psychology, 163-184.

Beebe, B., Jaffe, J., Buck, K., Chen, H., Cohen, P., Blatt, S., Kaminer, T., Feldstein, S. & Andrews, H. (2007). Six-week postpartum maternal self-criticism and dependency and 4-month mother-infant self- and interactive contingencies. Developmental Psychology, 43(6), 1360-1376.

Beebe, B. (2006). Co-constructing mother-infant distress in face-to-face interactions: Contributions of microanalysis. Infant Observation, 9(2): 151-164.

Beebe, B. (2005). Mother-infant research informs mother-infant treatment. Psychoanalytic Study of the Child, 60, 7-46.

Koulomzin, M., Beebe, B., Anderson, S., Jaffe, J., Feldstein, S., & Crown, C. (2002). Infant gaze, head, face and self-touch at 4 months differentiate secure vs. avoidant attachment at 1 year: A microanalytic approach. Attachment and Human Development, 4 (1), 3-24.

Jaffe, J., Beebe, B., Feldstein, S., Crown, C., & Jasnow, M. (2001). Rhythms of dialogue in infancy. Monograph Series of the Society for Research in Child Development, No. 264, Vol 66 (2).

Beebe, B., Jaffe, J., Lachmann, F., Feldstein, S., Crown, C., & Jasnow, J. (2000). Systems models in development and psychoanalysis: The case of vocal rhythm coordination and attachment. Infant Mental Health Journal, 21(1-2), 99-122.

Beebe, B. (2000). Co-constructing mother-infant distress: The microsynchrony of maternal impingement and infant avoidance in the face-to-face encounter. Psychoanal. Inquiry, 20(3), 421-440.

Feldstein, S., Jaffe, J., Beebe, B., Crown, C.L., Jasnow, M., Fox, H., & Gordon, S. (1993). Coordinated timing in adult-infant vocal interactions: A cross-site replication. Infant Behavior & Development, 16: 455-470.

Beebe, B., Alson, D., & Jaffe, J. (l988). Vocal congruence in mother-infant play. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 17(3), 245-259.

 

Early Work

Beebe, B., Jaffe, J., Feldstein, S., Mays, K., & Alson, D. (1985). Interpersonal timing: The application of an adult dialogue model to mother-infant vocal and kinesic interactions. In Tiffany Field (Ed.), Infant Social Perception. New York: Ablex, 217-248.

Beebe, B. & Gerstman, L. (1984). A method of defining “packages” of maternal stimulation and their functional significance for the infant. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 7, 423-440.

Beebe, B. (1982). Micro-timing in mother-infant communication. In M.R. Key (Ed.), Nonverbal communication today. Series Edited by Joshua Fishman, Contributions to the sociology of language. Volume 33. New York: Mouton

Beebe, B. & Gerstman, L. (1980). The "packaging" of maternal stimulation in relation to infant facial-visual engagement. A case study at four months. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 26,(4), 321-339.

Beebe, B., Stern, D., & Jaffe, J. (1979). The kinesic rhythm of mother-infant interactions. In A.W. Siegman & S. Feldstein (Eds.), Of speech and time: Temporal patterns in interpersonal contexts. Hillsdale, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum Assoc.: 23-24.

Beebe, B. & Stern. D. (1977). Engagement-disengagement and early object experiences. In N. Freedman & S. Grand (Eds.), Communicative structures and psychic structures. New York: Plenum Press: 35-55.

Stern, D., Jaffe, J., Beebe, B., & Bennett, S. (1975). Vocalizing in unison and in alternation. Two modes of communication within the mother-infant dyad. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 263, 89-100. Reprinted in L. Bloom (Ed.), Readings in Language Development. New York: Wiley, 1978, p.115-127.