Describe Bowlby

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  • Created on: 01-10-15 23:21
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  • Describe Bowlby
    • Attachment is the loving bond between child and caregiver
      • Monotropy: children develop an attachment to single caregiver in first few years of life
      • Sensitive Period: must form attachment in the first few yeas of life
        • If not formed, compensated later
    • Internal Working Model
      • Mental concept/ Schema of what relationship should be like
    • Evolution
      • Necessary mechanism for surival
    • Attachment encouraged through proximity seeking behaviours
    • Deprivation: affect later development

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