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def. of attachment

the aspects of relationships in which one person seeks a feeling of security from another

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what is strange situations

baby and mother playing with stranger, mom comes and goes

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what is adult attachment interview

interviews of how adults are attached

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what is purpose of attachment

stress regulation

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what activates attachment system

threats
- distance from mom
- stranger
- violence
- illness/pain
- caregiver stress

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what is importance of early attachement

biological embedding
- neuronal
- autonomic
- hormonal
- genetic

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3 pieces of evidence that stress is important in infancy

1. intrauterine stress has lifelong outcomes
2. early childhood abuse increased risk for CVS and mental health probs
3. SES gradients of health seen by 3 yo

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effects of maltreatment (4)

1. smaller brain
2. depression
3. conduct dis.
4. feeling like everything threat

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4 attachment styles and caregiver style

secure - responsive
avoidant - critical/dismissive
ambivalent - inconsistent
disoorganized - frightening/confusing

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what is seen on SPP, mother, and AAI in secure

SSP - pos. greeting and back to play
mother - sens. and responsive
AAI - autonomous

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what is seen on SPP, mother, and AAI in ambivalent

SSP - not soothed when mother back
mother - inconsistent responses
AAI - preoccupied, excessive focus on early attachments

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what is seen on SPP, mother, and AAI in avoidant

SSP - no reference, no distress
mother - rejecting and slow to respond to stress
AAI - dismissing - does not value attachment

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what is seen on SPP, mother, and AAI in disorganized

SSP- sequences of odd behavior
mother - inadequate care
AAI - cannot self reflect, lapses in reasoning

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stability of attachment

3/4 maintiain style into adulthood

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what happens to secure as grow

confident, explore, able to cope well

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what happens to ambivalent as grow

always seek out teacher for help
- teacher feeds in
- other kids don' like

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what happens to avoidant in school

don't know how to ask teacher for help
- get in trouble
- conflict with peers

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2 attachement related disorders in DSM5

1. reactive attachement disorder
2. disinhibited social engagement disorder

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def. reactive attachment dis.

pattern of inhibited emotionally withdrawn behavior towards adult caregivers
- seen in orphans

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def. disinhibited social engagement disorder

pattern of actively approaching and interacting with anyone
- esp. with strangers
- don't check in with caregivers

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