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Attachment Theory def.

Primary social bond between infant and caregiver

* Behavior used to maintain or increase proximity between infant and primary caregiver
- signaling behavior (smiling, vocalizing)
- locomotion
- active physical contact (hugging, clinging)

2

Stranger Anxiety

fearful responses to stranger (6-8 months)

3

Separation Anxiety

fearful responses when left by caregiver (12 months)

4

Prolonged separation

18 months