Beebe et al (Reciprocity)

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  • Created on: 20-10-16 17:55

Beebe et al (Reciprocity)

Advantages

  • They tested it on several mothers and infants
  • Two observations
  • Detailed observation (filmed)

Disadvantages

  • They may act differently under observation

Evaluation

Interactions were analysed at 4 months, attachment was assessed at 12 months.Some mothers sent out conflicting emotional signals which associated with inconsistent attachment.Good reciprocity produces secure attachment. Inconsistent reciprocity produces insecure attachment

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