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security is defined by lower scores on both scales. 14 0 obj When responding, consider how strongly you identify with each statement. >> >> %PDF-1.4 /MediaBox [0.0 0.0 595.27563 841.8898] /Resources 329 0 R endobj endobj << /Annots [] *� ���e%�ʭ��IrV:�}b4+hd*2�Ӥ*�Fِ �pL�"��a+p���p,�f�B�?��4y���.��?#|�b� /Type /Page /Rotate 0 38 0 obj >> /TrimBox [7.2 0.0 432.0 648.0] /Type /Page /CropBox [0.0 0.0 424.8 648.0] /Resources 485 0 R /Rotate 0 /Type /Page /CropBox [0.0 0.0 595.27563 841.8898] 93 0 obj /Rotate 0 /Rotate 0 /Contents 458 0 R /Parent 2 0 R endobj (For a fully validated adult attachment questionnaire, you can log on to Dr. Chris Fraley’s web- 126 0 obj /Title (References) /CropBox [0.0 0.0 595.27563 841.8898] /BleedBox [0.0 0.0 423.0 648.0] 80 0 obj /Parent 2 0 R /ArtBox [0.0 0.0 423.0 648.0] >> /ArtBox [7.2 0.0 432.0 648.0] /Parent 2 0 R The Strange Situation See also: Attachment measures Mary Ainsworth is a developmental psychologist who devised a procedure called The Strange Situation, endobj /Resources 573 0 R /TrimBox [0.0 0.0 423.0 648.0] /Parent 2 0 R endobj /TrimBox [0.0 0.0 423.0 648.0] /Parent 2 0 R /CropBox [0.0 0.0 424.8 648.0] >> /Rotate 0 95 0 obj /BleedBox [7.2 0.0 432.0 648.0] Parent–child attachment styles.Classic work in attachment by Mary Ainsworth classified American infants according to a set of attachment styles, with secure being the most common and insecure variations (avoidant, ambivalent) being relatively less common (Ainsworth, Blehar, Waters, & Wall, 1978). /MediaBox [0.0 0.0 432.0 648.0] << /Parent 2 0 R styles of attachment, categorised as secure, anxious resistant, avoidant or disorganised-disorientated (Ainsworth, Blehar et al. /Rotate 0 /ArtBox [0.0 0.0 423.0 648.0] /Type /Page << 102 0 obj /Resources 452 0 R /Contents 436 0 R << >> endobj /CropBox [0.0 0.0 424.8 648.0] 16 0 R 17 0 R 18 0 R 19 0 R 20 0 R 21 0 R 22 0 R 23 0 R 24 0 R 25 0 R /Type /Page /TrimBox [0.0 0.0 423.0 648.0] /Outlines 4 0 R >> /Type /Page << /Rotate 0 Secure Attachment Style. /ArtBox [7.2 0.0 432.0 648.0] /TrimBox [0.0 0.0 423.0 648.0] Fearful Attachment Style. /CropBox [7.2 0.0 432.0 648.0] /Contents 454 0 R /Parent 2 0 R The other 40% of people fall into the other three attachment styles: avoidant, anxious/insecure or disorganized. /Resources 648 0 R endobj /MediaBox [0.0 0.0 595.27563 841.8898] /BleedBox [0.0 0.0 423.0 648.0] /Annots [] Parents’ ability to perceive, interpret and react promptly to their infants >> /CropBox [0.0 0.0 595.27563 841.8898] /Annots [] >> /ArtBox [7.2 0.0 432.0 648.0] /Resources 533 0 R /Contents 624 0 R /Dest [77 /Fit] /Parent 2 0 R /Resources 334 0 R A Psychological Study of the Strange Situation 27 0 obj >> /Type /Page endobj /Parent 2 0 R /Resources 531 0 R << Attachment appeared at a critical moment in the development of attachment study. 4 Attachment styles. /Rotate 0 111 0 obj /Contents 600 0 R The stages are not necessarily linear and children may experience them at varying ages due to 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