Bowlby's Theory of Attachments

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  • Bowlby's Theory of Attachment
    • Infants give off social releasers
      • Monotrophy
    • Healthy attachment must be made in first 2 years
      • Or one will never be made
      • Increases      likelihood of survival and reproduction
    • Attachment is innate
    • Attachment is innate in infants and caregiving is innate response in adults
    • The attachments act as a secure base
    • One primary attachment
    • More sensitive the caregiver, bigger the attachment
    • Secondary attachments are also important
      • Safety net


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