News: Read and browse past issues of Perspectives in Infant Mental Health


Since 1993, WAIMH has published a quarterly professional publication, formerly called The Signal and more recently, Perspectives in Infant Mental Health. The journal editors have been: Charley Zeanah (1993-2000); Paul Barrows (2001-2006); Miri Keren (2007-6/2012); Deborah Weatherston (7/2012-2018); and Maree Foley (2019-).

Past issues of WAIMH Perspectives in Infant Mental Health 2007-2018 can now be accessed online at the WAIMH website by following this link:

There are a number of ways to search for articles. For example:

  • Search and access the full issues by year;
  • View articles via searching special categories; and / or
  • Search for specific past articles.

For example, let’s say you are looking for an article by Miri Keren, when she visited Japan. If you search the authors name, you will find the text: “Personal Reflections about Trauma and Play and an Invitation to Reflect”.

The full article is visible beneath the text. The full issue Vol 23, Issue 3 is also available in link under “PDF archive”:

Past articles are also available online in text format, which you can share.

We are constantly developing the Perspectives website and intend to publish all issues since 1993.

Enjoy browsing, reading, sharing, and participating in the aim of WAIMH: “to promote the mental wellbeing and healthy development of infants throughout the world, taking into account cultural, regional, and environmental variations, and to generate and disseminate scientific knowledge…”