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Foundations of Attachment

We like to believe love is an emotion which descends upon people in some incomprehensible way, and that the euphoric mood is due to some mysterious connection associated with the one we lov... [more]

Nurturing Activities

A child with attachment disorder did not successfully complete the bonding cycle in those first few years of life. An important part of therapeutic parenting is regression - which takes the... [more]

Support Suggestions

One of the most important parts of the healing process if for parents to realize that it is important to take care of themselves and to find the time to relax and realize that many of the f... [more]

The Child's Point of View

It is often the case that parent's of children with Reactive Attachment Disorder feel anger toward their child. They blame the child for the pain they are now living through. It is hard to ... [more]

The Dynamics of Disruption

Although there are several possible explanations for why an individual, a couple, or a family chooses to add an unrelated child to their home, in today’s modern society it usually boi... [more]

When it Goes Awry

Attachment problems, when they arise, do not stem from any single cause, but are the result of multiple influences. A number of risk factors have been identified as increasing the probabili... [more]

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