bowlbys maternal deprivation hypothesis

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According to this theory mother-love in infancy and childhood is important for a child’s development. Bowlby believed that children need a warm, intimate and continuous relationship with a single mother figure (monotropy) in the first 2.5 years (critical period). If the mother – child bond


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