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  • Bowlby's Attachment theory
    • Bowlby referred to attachment as deep and enduring emotional bond that connects the child to their primary care giver
      • In the 1930 when Bowlby was working with emotionally disturbed children, he looked at the relationship with the mother
        • Bowlby linked the importance of social emotional and cognitive development to the relationship the child had with the mother
          • Bowlby considered that children are biologically predisposed to form attachments.
            • Infancy is the critical period to form postitive attchements seperation at an early age could lead to seperation anxiety


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