INFLUENCE EARLY ATTACHMENT ON CHILDHOOD AND LATER RELATIONSHIPS

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INTERNAL WORKING MODEL

QUALITY CHILDS FIRST RELATIONSHIP CRUCIAL AFFECT NATURE FUTURE RELATIONSHIPS

FIRST EXPERIENCE = LOVING - ASSUME THATS WHAT RELATIONSHIPS SHOULD BE

SEEK FUNCTIONAL RELATIONSHIPS - NOT TOO UNINVOLVED, ATTACHED / CONTROLLING / ARGUMENTATIVE

BAD EXPEREINCES = NOT BEHAVE APPROPRIATLEY IN THEM

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RELATIONSHIPS IN LATER CHILDHOOD

SECURLEY ATTACHED INFANTS - BEST QUALITY FRIENDSHIPS. INSECURE RESISTATNT STRUGGLE - KERNS 1994 

BULLYING PREDICTED ATTACHMENT TYPE

MYRON-WILSON & SMITH ASSESED ATTACHMENT TYPE AND BULLYING - STANDARD QUESTIONNAIRE 196 KIDS AGED 9 - 11

INSECURE AVOIDANT = MOST LIEKLY VICTIMS. INSECURE RESISTANT = LESS LIKELY VICTIM

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RELATIONSHIP ROMANTIC PARTNER

MCCARTHY STUDIED 40 WOMEN ASSESS INFANTS ESTABLISH ATTACHMENT TYPE

SECURELY BEST RELATIONSHIPS

INSECURE RESISTANT INFANTS PROBLEM MANTAINING INSECURE-AVOIDANT STRUGGLED INTIMACY 

HAZAN & SHAVER STUDY

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PROCEDURES

ANALYSED 620 REPLIES LOVE QUIZ AMERICAN NEWSPAPER - 3 SECTIONS

1 - ASSESSED RESPONDANTS CURRENT RELATIONSHIP

2 - GENERAL LOVE EXPERIENCES E.G. NO. PARTNERS

3 - ATTACHMENT YPE ASKING CHOSE THREE STATEMENTS DESCRIBE FEELINGS

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FINDINGS

56% - SECURLEY ATTACHED

25% - INSECURE AVOIDANT

19% - INSECURE RESISTANT

SECURE LONG RELATIONSHIPS

AVOIDANT / RESISTANT REVEAL JEALOUSY FEAR INTIMACY 

PATTERN ATTACHMENT REFLECT ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIPS

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RELATIONSHIPS ADULTHOOD AS PARENT

INTERNAL WORKING MODEL AFFECT CHILDS ABILITY PARENT

BASE STYLE INTERNAL WORKING MODEL ATTACHMENT TYPE INHERITED

BAILEY 90 MOTHERS ATTACHMENT WITH BABIES AND THEIR MOTHERS - STRANGE SITUATION & INTERVIEW

MAJORITY SAME ATTACHMENT AS CHILDREN

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EVALUATION: EVIDENCE CONTINUITY ATTACHMENT TYPE IS

INTERNAL WORKING MODEL PREDICTS SECURITY ATTACHMENT AND LATER RELATIONSHIPS

MCCARTHY APPEAR SUPPORT INTERNAL WORKING MODEL

ZIMMERMAN ASSESSED REALTIONSHIP QUALITY ATTACHMENT PARENTS 

NOT EXPECTER IF INTERNAL WORKING MODELS IMPORTANT DEVELOPMENT

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EVALUATION: VALIDITY ISSUES

MOST STUDIES DONT USE STRANGE SITUATION - USE QUESTIONARRE

SELF REPORT TECHNIQUES - DEPEND HONESTY

RELATED PROBLEM CONCERNS RESTROSPECTIVE NATURE ASSESSMENT INFANT ATTACHMENTS

LOOKING BACK LACKS VALIDITY - RELIES ACCURATE RECOLLECTIONS

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ASSOCIATION DOES NOT MEAN CASUALTY

STUDIES INFANT ATTACHENT ASSOCIATED QUALITY LATER RELATIONSHIPS

ALTERNATIVE EXPLANATIONS CONTINUITY 

THIRD ENVIORNMENTAL FACTOR E.G. PARENT STYLES

CHILDS TEMPERMANET INFLUENCE

LIMIATION - COUNTER BOWLY VIEW INERNAL WORKING MODEL CAUSED OUTCOMES

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