Affiliation: University of Cape Town
Country: South Africa
- Ancestor reverence and mental health in South AfricaAstrid Berg
Transcult Psychiatry 40:194-207. 2003..Analytical psychology, with its notion of the collective unconscious has a particular contribution to make to cross-cultural understanding. The ancestors may be understood as archetypal representations of the collective unconscious...
- An international publication of Jungian practice and theory. IntroductionAstrid Berg
Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
J Anal Psychol 53:153-6. 2008
- Infant-parent psychotherapy at primary care level: establishment of a serviceAstrid Berg
University of Cape Town and Red Cross War Memorial Children s Hospital, Cape Town
S Afr Med J 102:582-4. 2012..With focus on maternal and infant mental health, early identification and management of developmental, behavioural and psychosocial parent-child problems can be initiated...
- Panel: What could be Jungian about Human Rights work?Astrid Berg
University of Cape Town and Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Red Cross Children s Hospital in Cape Town
J Anal Psychol 56:362-74. 2011..The African notion of Ubuntu is offered as a moral entry point that states that community goes beyond one's own; from this point of view, Jungian analysts can do no other than to act...
- Infant mental health needs a model of service deliveryAstrid Berg
S Afr Med J 101:684. 2011..A plea is made for greater awareness of the importance of the early care-giving environment through improved training of health care workers on all levels...
- Mother-infant interactions and infant development are altered by maternal iron deficiency anemiaEva M Perez
School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
J Nutr 135:850-5. 2005..In conclusion, IDA altered mother-child interactions at both 10 wk and 9 mo postpartum. Additionally, infants whose mothers were anemic in the early postpartum scored worse on developmental tests at 10 wk and 9 mo of age...
- Maternal iron deficiency anemia affects postpartum emotions and cognitionJohn L Beard
Department of Nutritional Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
J Nutr 135:267-72. 2005..There are likely ramifications of this poorer "functioning" on mother-child interactions and infant development, but the constraints around this relation will have to be defined in larger studies...