Cross Cultural Variations in Attactchment

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Cross Cultural Variations in Attachment


Study by:- Ljzendoorn and Kroonenburg


Procedure:- Using the 'Strange Situation' they carried out 32 analytical studies across 8 different countries in order to measure the different attachment types in infants.


Conclusion:- We can see straight away from looking at this data that over all there are far more type B attachments – secure attachments in all the countries/ cultures than the other two categories. When we look at the other sections we discover that there are more cases of insecure – avoidant in all countries than insecure resistant. We cannot rely solely on this research however because the number of studies in each country


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