Annual Progress in Child Psychiatry and Child Development by Margaret E. Hertzig, Ellen A. Farber

By Margaret E. Hertzig, Ellen A. Farber

Annual growth in baby Psychiatry and baby Development 2002 offers the most up-tp-date examine and scholarship to be had within the box of kid psychiatry and baby improvement. it's a benchmark opposed to which all different contributions to the literature might be measured. psychological wellbeing and fitness pros who paintings with youngsters and children will locate the publication necessary for either its well timed info and long term reference price. Researchers will locate giant info in its pages for brand new spheres of inquiry.

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Hinde suggested that other, nonattachment constructs, such as temperament, might serve this purpose equally well (see also Kagan, 1995) and that no convincing evidence exists for the causal role, or even the existence, of internal working models. Remarking that the empirical support for attachment falls short of theory-based expectation, Lewis and Feiring (1989) argued that theorists fail to consider important socialization agents other than parents that influence children’s social relationships.

Following extended stays in the extreme conditions of Romanian orphanages, children have been studied in their adoptive homes in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States. Chisholm (1998) found that 66% of children adopted by 4 months of age developed secure attachments to their adoptive parents. This figure is not significantly different from that found for a control group of nonadopted children, 58% of whom developed secure attachments. Of children who had been in the institutional setting for at least 8 months, however, only 37% developed secure attachments to their adoptive parents.

671), we discuss the specifics of particular studies in a narrative format when there are few studies addressing a particularly relevant hypothesis or population and especially when samples are small or procedures flawed. POTENTIAL MODERATING FACTORS The second purpose of this meta-analysis was to identify variables that moderate the relation between attachment security and peer relations. Many possible moderating factors exist. Assessment of Attachment Most studies of attachment and peer relations have relied on Ainsworth and Wittig’s (1969) Strange Situation to measure attachment security.

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