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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attachment_theory

Social policies concerning the care of children were the driving force in Bowlby's development of attachment theory. The difficulty lies in applying attachment concepts to policy and practice. In 2008 C.H. Zeanah and colleagues stated, " Supporting early child-parent relationships is an ...

www.simplypsychology.org/attachment.html

Attachment behavior in adults towards the child includes responding sensitively and appropriately to the child's needs. Such behavior appears universal across cultures. Attachment theory explains how the parent-child relationship emerges and influences subsequent development. Attachment theory in psychology ...

www.psychologistworld.com/developmental/attachment-theory

Early on, one of the primary limitations of attachment theory was that it had only really been studied in the context of young children. While studies of children are often instrumental in the field of developmental psychology, that field is ideally supposed to address the development of the entire human organism, including the ...

www.learning-theories.com/attachment-theory-bowlby.html

Jan 24, 2016 ... Bowlby began his journey to attachment theory through research he conducted on child delinquents and hospitalized children. These studies led him to discuss the negative effects of maternal deprivation, the situation in which the mother was either non responsive or absent for long spans of time within the ...

childprotectionresource.online/what-is-attachment-theory-why-is-it-important

May 20, 2014 ... We hear a lot about 'attachment' and its important in care proceedings. Basically ' attachment' is a theory developed by psychologists to explain how a child interacts with the adults looking after him or her. If a child has a healthy attachment, this means the child can be confident that the adults will respond to ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3534157

Dec 20, 2012 ... Once the child experiences the security of this physical closeness, he will develop the courage to explore away from the caregiver. This fascinating paradox, the conversion from pursuing closeness to moving away from dependence, is the core of attachment theory. In other words, when a child is securely ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2724160

Attachment theory is one of the most popular and empirically grounded theories relating to parenting. The purpose of the present article is to review some pertinent aspects of attachment theory and findings from attachment research. Attachment is one specific aspect of the relationship between a child and a parent with its ...

www.verywell.com/what-is-attachment-theory-2795337

Aug 13, 2017 ... Attachment theory is focused on the relationships and bonds between people, particularly long-term relationships, including those between a parent and child and between romantic partners. How the Attachment Theory Developed. British psychologist John Bowlby was the first attachment theorist, ...

internal.psychology.illinois.edu/~rcfraley/attachment.htm

A Brief Overview of Adult Attachment Theory and Research. R. Chris Fraley | University of Illinois. Summary. Research on adult attachment is guided by the assumption that the same motivational system that gives rise to the close emotional bond between parents and their children is responsible for the bond that develops ...