Attachment: John Bowlby & Mary Ainsworth
Terms in this set (12)
Characteristic of attachment according to Bowlby: Refers to the desire to be near the people to whom we are attached.
Characteristic of attachment according to Bowlby: Refers to returning to the attachment figure for comfort and safety in the face of a fear or threat.
Characteristic of attachment according to Bowlby: Is a point of security (usually the mother) from which the child can explore the surrounding environment without fear of abandonment.
Characteristic of attachment according to Bowlby: Refers to anxiety that occurs in the absence of the attachment figure.
Characteristic of attachment according to Bowlby: Depression that develops in infants who initially have a supportive and caring mother but who are removed from her care for one reason or another.
Characteristic of attachment according to Bowlby: The child achieves a detached state through repression.
Despair / Depression Phase
Characteristic of attachment according to Bowlby: Child is angry and protests are replaced with despair manifested by crying for the mother which turns into depression.
Characteristic of attachment according to Bowlby: Child angrily protests when separated from their mother.
Disorganized - insecure attachment
Mary Ainsworth: Children may avoid or resist parents or caregivers. These children lack a clear attachment pattern --> result of parent or caregiver being inconsistent in their behavior toward's the child.
Mary Ainsworth: Children who tend to avoid being with caregivers or parents. Abuse or neglect.
Ambivalent - Insecure Attachment
Children who become unusually distressed when caregiver leaves. Result of mother figure unavailable when the child is in need.
A child's assurance that their caregiver will return if temporarily separated. Distress separated and joy when reunited.
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