- Created by: Thegirlwhoknewtoomuch - Team GR
- Created on: 06-09-12 17:13
Definition: a strong emotional bond between a child and a parent which is characterised by distress or upset if separated and happiness when reunited.
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- this is a strong bond between parent and child.
- if they are serparated the child becomes upset
- but when there reunited the child is easily comforted by the parent.
- most attachments are this type
- this is associated with a healthy development
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there are two types:
- if a child is separated from the parent they child isn't that distressed and can be conforted by a stranger.
- this type if insecure attachment is shown by children who avoid social interaction with others
- the child is often uneasy around the parent but becomes upset if they're separated.
- confort can't be given by stangers or parents.
- children who show this type of attachment both accept and reject social interation.
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