The result of a strong positive bond between infant and caregiver, so that although the child shows distress at separation, he or she is easily comforted by the caregiver's return.
A weak emotional bond between child and caregiver(s) leading to an anxious and insecure relationship, which ca have a negative effect on development.
Why are some children insecurely attached
1. There are greater differences in maternal sensitivity and infants whose mother lacks sensitivity are likely to be insecurely attached