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Attachment Essay

  • Submitted by: hushbei
  • on January 8, 2013
  • Category: Psychology
  • Length: 9,488 words

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ATTACHMENT REVISION
ATTACHMENT REVISION

ATTACHMENT DEFINITION:
An attachment is a strong emotional relationship between two people that develops over time and is reciprocal.

It is shown in their behaviour:
  * distress on separation
  * pleasure on being reunited
  * interactive engagement
  * a desire to maintain closeness

ATTACHMENT DEFINITION:
An attachment is a strong emotional relationship between two people that develops over time and is reciprocal.

It is shown in their behaviour:
  * distress on separation
  * pleasure on being reunited
  * interactive engagement
  * a desire to maintain closeness

Attachment is measured according to:
  1. Separation anxiety the child becomes anxious when the caregiver is absent
  2. Reunion behaviour the child's response when the caregiver returns
  3. Stranger anxiety the child's ability to distinguish between the caregiver and someone else
  4. Exploring environment the child is comfortably attached and so feels secure exploring

Attachment is measured according to:
  5. Separation anxiety the child becomes anxious when the caregiver is absent
  6. Reunion behaviour the child's response when the caregiver returns
  7. Stranger anxiety the child's ability to distinguish between the caregiver and someone else
  8. Exploring environment the child is comfortably attached and so feels secure exploring

FOUND:
First attachment usually formed by 8 months;
Stranger anxiety usually one month later; Attachment strength peak during first month;
  * 65% attached to mother only
  * 30% attached to mother && other (usually father)
  * 3% attached to father only
FOUND:
First attachment usually formed by 8 months;
Stranger anxiety usually one month later; Attachment strength peak during first month;
  * 65% attached to mother only
  * 30% attached to mother && other (usually father)
  * 3% attached to father only
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