Attachment theory is a theory of the close affectional bonds that remain with us throughout life. A primary motivation in all people is the need to seek and maintain contact with others. Si... [more]
Attachment Disorders range in severity. In fact, the attachment continuum runs from securely attached through degrees of attachment issues all the way to those who suffer from severe attach... [more]
John Bowlby defined attachment as the affectional tie between two people. It begins with the bond between the infant and mother. This bond becomes internally representative of how the chil... [more]
Bonding and attachment are both cornerstones of human development, essential to a child’s stable functioning as she grows. Bonding and attachment are terms that are often used inter... [more]
Attachment is the deep and enduring connection established between a child and caregiver in the first several years of life. It profoundly influences every component of the human condition ... [more]
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