Short Introduction to Attachment and Attachment Disorder

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Published UK, 2016 (2nd edition)
This book presents a short and accessible introduction to what attachment means, how to recognize disorders in children, and how to help them. The author explains how complex problems in childhood may stem from the parent-child relationship during a child's early formative years, and later from the child's engagement with the broader social world. This book offers a comprehensive set of practical strategies along with the Consistent, Accessible, Responsive and Emotionally connected (CARE) model that can be used at home, school and consulting room with children affected by an attachment disorder. The new edition has been updated to include the DSM-5 criteria for Reactive Attachment Disorder and an increased number of illustrated case vignettes.

CONTENTS

Understanding Attachment and the Influence of Parental Care
A Short Introduction to Attachment Disorder
CARE to Promote Attachment Security
Treating Attachment Insecurity and Disorder: Fundamental Requirements for Effective Treatment

Colby Pearce is Principal Psychologist at Secure Start, a private psychology practice based in Adelaide, South Australia.
Small-format paperback. 160 pages
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