Attachment Quiz

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  • Created on: 02-03-16 15:17

1. According to Bowlby's theory of attachment, what is Monotrophy?

  • The idea of forming one attachment
  • The idea of forming many attachments
  • The physical or behavioural features of a baby that make the adults want to care for the baby.
  • The idea of that forming an attachment is an innate tendency
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2. What are the 3 types of attachment (according to Ainsworth's Strange Situation)?

  • Secure, Insecure Avoidant and Insecure Resistant
  • Insecure, secure and indifferent
  • Secure, Really Secure and Really Really Secure
  • Insecure, Insecure Rejection and Insecure distress
  • Insecure, secure and avoidant

3. What type of attachment is most common in collective cultures, according to Ainsworth's Strange Situation?

  • Insecure Resistant
  • Secure
  • Unknown
  • Insecure Avoidant

4. How did Bowlby describe the amount of time a baby has to form an attachment with its primary attachment figure (normally the mother)?

  • Maternal deprivation
  • Critical period
  • Time of attachment
  • Monotrophy

5. What is privation?

  • Failure to form any attachment at all
  • Success of forming an attachment within the critical period
  • Where a child spends a part of their life in an orphanage or children's home
  • Separation from the caregiver


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