(3) Three modalities of stillness--calmness, control and withdrawnness - emerged over time through reflection on the interviews, visual material and personal field notes and experiences.
After a brief introduction, the narrative turns to an examination of three modalities of stillness--calmness, control and withdrawnness.
Also vaguely defined is "emotional neglect," which apparently means the causation of emotional disturbance in the child whether inflicted by rejection or by the presence of deep "marital discord."(146) De Francis cautions that the social worker cannot presume emotional neglect from the family's strife itself but rather must look for observable "symptoms" such as moodiness, withdrawnness
, aggression, antisociality, and behavioral abnormalities.