Theory Of Attachment

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Social relationship is very important to individuals. It can affect individual’s working efficiency, corporation and even the personality. In this essay, three types of caring attachment will be introduced. Also, the influence from each attachment among the caregivers in baby’s childhood and adulthood will be discussed. Bowlby (1988) used attachment theory to explain that how the relationship between the infants and caregiver influenced infants' development. Attachment can determine the wariness of strangers in infants and the fear feeling of being separated from the caregivers. Separation anxiety can be usually seen when infants are separated with caregivers at the age about 6-8 months. In fact, infants increase preference to caregivers and…show more content…
A sensitive consistent and positive caring can be developed between the infants and caregivers (XXX). Caregivers here are loving, warm and sensitive to fulfill infant's needs. During SST, infants showed a bit upset but not in panic. When the caregivers left the room, infants might cried for a while but able to stop soon. Infants accepted to have some interaction with strangers and showed interested to explore in absence of caregivers. Infants felt happy soon when caregivers returned and accepted the comfort. Positive and negative emotions are presented in the test. Secure attachment infants think themselves and others as positive. IWM explains infants here believe themselves as worthy of being loved and competent. Infants can stop crying soon due to high reliance towards to caregivers. Infants will be easy-going, popular and competent while in childhood. Also, infants believe that life and caring should be pleasant. Thus, the relationship can be developed stably and they will become open and caring towards others during adulthood. High self-esteem can be established among this…show more content…
Caregivers make the rules without communicating with children but have no enforcement. Caregivers spoil the children with love but never punish on them. They have little demands and expectations in children’s future. They accept all the good behaviors and never show impatience or anger. They only support and praise the children. This enhances negative effect to children. Consequently infants become impulsive and aggressive. They do not listen to caregivers and have low achievement orientation. Also, they might get angry easily but turn to positive mood quickly. While in adulthood, the working efficiency is low because of purposeless and always uses selfish way to solve the problems. They might rely on caregivers but resist other’s social activity. Thus, the relationship with others is unstable and superficial. Then, infants might easily tend to develop the permissive-indulgent style parenting style afterwards under the caregiver’s
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