Types of attachment

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  • Created on: 09-05-14 14:28
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  • Types of attachment
    • Insecure-resistant
      • fussy/clingy, wary of stranger even with mother present
      • very distressed when mother leaves
      • seek contact from mother upon return, but appeared very angry and resisted it
    • Insecure-avoidant
      • play hardly affected whether mother present or not
      • little distress when separated from mother
      • rejects comfort from stranger
      • avoids contact upon mother's return
    • Secure
      • mother used as 'safe base' for exploration
      • wary of stranger but still happy to play with mother present
      • child's show distress on separation
      • greets mother warmly upon return


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