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What is attachment

A biological system for coping with threat, not active when no threat is perceived
-We are aiming for secure attachment


What can go wrong when developing attachment

Insecure attachment:
1.) You get into the habit of not seeking comfort& thinking you're not okay; avoidant
2.) Very resistant to separation from your carer & very hard to comfort


Distinguish between organised and disorganised patterns of insecure attachment

1.) Organised: Constant response
2.) Disorganised: inconsistency; weird; associated with abuse& neglect, psychosocial problems may result


What is reactive attachment disorder(RAD)?

-Lack of attachment behaviours
-Extreme maltreatment


What is disinhibited social engagement disorder(DSED)

-Lack of inhibition
-Decreasing link to maltreatment


What is ADHD

-Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
-A mental disorder of the neurodevelopmental type.
-Characterized by problems paying attention, excessive activity, or difficulty controlling behaviour which is not appropriate for a person's age