Who Was the Child Before It Was Born? Prenatal Time Perspective

  • Wessel van Beek


Time perspective theory has integrated many elements of human development, including both internal and external influences. One aspect the author discusses in this chapter is what he calls prenatal time: the expectations of the parents and family concerning the development of the unborn child. This chapter discusses the theory of prenatal psychological development, the author’s own experiences, and three clinical cases.


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  • Wessel van Beek
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  1. 1.GGZ VeenendaalVeenendaalThe Netherlands

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