chapter  4
34 Pages

Development and Psychpathology: Lessons From the Study of Maltreated Children

To provide an example of how the organismic-developmental model could be applied to psychopathology, Bernard Kaplan (1966) examined language and symbolic functioning in psychiatric patients. Specifically, Kaplan (1966) elucidated the parallels between earlier levels of symbolic functioning and those found in psychopathological conditions.