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Understanding disorganized attachment : theory and practice of working with children and adults

By: Shemmings, David Shemmings, Yvonne

1849050449 / 9781849050449
Paperback
15/03/2011
Stock expected by 24/04/2021
United Kingdom
24 cm 240 p.
Professional & Vocational  Learn More Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly Undergraduate

Disorganized attachment, the most extreme form of insecure attachment, can develop in a child when the person who is normally meant to protect them is a source of danger.

This usually leads to 'fear without solution' and the effects can be lasting and damaging. This book is a comprehensive and accessible text on disorganized attachment.

It outlines what it is, how it can be identified and the key causes, including neurological, biochemical and genetic explanations.

Factors that contribute to disorganized attachment are covered including unresolved loss and trauma, and the behaviour of caregivers.

The authors also discuss evidence-based interventions to help families and carers as well as how to work with adults to prevent or minimize its occurrence.

To root the theory in practice and to illustrate real-life examples of disorganized attachment case vignettes are included. With an authoritative research base, this accessible text will be invaluable to practitioners and academics in the fields of social care, psychology, counselling and allied health professions as well as undergraduate and postgraduate students.

BIC:

JKSB1 Child welfare, JMC Child & developmental psychology

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