Graduate Degree

Clinical Psychology
  • Boston College , 1983 , Chestnut Hill , MA

Graduate Degree

Clinical Psychology
  • Boston University , 1994 , Boston , MA


  • The Cambridge Hospital , Cambridge , MA


  • Boston Children's Hospital , 1996 , Boston , MA


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  1. Yarger HA, Bronfman E, Carlson E, Dozier M. Intervening with Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-Up to decrease disrupted parenting behavior and attachment disorganization: The role of parental withdrawal. Dev Psychopathol. 2020 08; 32(3):1139-1148. View abstract
  2. Guyon-Harris KL, Madigan S, Bronfman E, Romero G, Huth-Bocks AC. Prenatal Identification of Risk for Later Disrupted Parenting Behavior Using Latent Profiles of Childhood Maltreatment. J Interpers Violence. 2020 Mar 04; 886260520906175. View abstract
  3. Vischer AWK, Post WJ, Grietens H, Knorth EJ, Bronfman E. Development of atypical parental behavior during an inpatient family preservation intervention program. Infant Ment Health J. 2020 01; 41(1):5-23. View abstract
  4. Haltigan JD, Madigan S, Bronfman E, Bailey HN, Borland-Kerr C, Mills-Koonce R, Lyons-Ruth K. Refining the assessment of disrupted maternal communication: Using item response models to identify central indicators of disrupted behavior. Dev Psychopathol. 2019 02; 31(1):261-277. View abstract
  5. Hobson RP, Patrick MP, Hobson JA, Crandell L, Bronfman E, Lyons-Ruth K. How mothers with borderline personality disorder relate to their year-old infants. Br J Psychiatry. 2009 Oct; 195(4):325-30. View abstract
  6. Gervai J, Novak A, Lakatos K, Toth I, Danis I, Ronai Z, Nemoda Z, Sasvari-Szekely M, Bureau JF, Bronfman E, Lyons-Ruth K. Infant genotype may moderate sensitivity to maternal affective communications: attachment disorganization, quality of care, and the DRD4 polymorphism. Soc Neurosci. 2007; 2(3-4):307-19. View abstract
  7. Lyons-Ruth K, Bronfman E, Parsons E. Atypical attachment in infancy and early childhood among children at developmental risk. IV. Maternal frightened, frightening, or atypical behavior and disorganized infant attachment patterns. Monogr Soc Res Child Dev. 1999; 64(3):67-96; discussion 213-20. View abstract
  8. Welch RC, Bronfman ET. The re-engineering of respiratory care. Aspens Advis Nurse Exec. 1997 Sep; 12(12):1, 5-7. View abstract