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Attachment

Attachment

Author: Barbara Ludins
Description:

This lesson will examine the quality of attachment between baby and mother on separation anxiety and overall development.

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Terms to Know
Insecure-Avoidance Attachment

Don’t show distress when the caregiver leaves, when the caregiver comes back the child continues to play instead of seeking out the caregiver.

Secure Attachment

Stable bond, infants who use their parent as a safe home base from which they can explore their environments.

Separation Anxiety

Signs of distress displayed by infants when they are separated from their parents or caregivers, i.e. crying, flailing.