Severe Attachment Disorder Development And Therapy From Early Childhood To Puberty
Keywords:identity, development, vulnerability, therapeutic relationship
AbstractThe diagnosis of Attachment Disorder (hence: AD) is used when the client is approximately between six and seventeen years of age. However, this "window" is rather narrow, since the causes and symptoms operate very early in life. The author gives an overview of common lifespan events based on clincal experience and studies of AD. An imaginary typical lifespan case,"Henry" is used, and for each stage of development a general description illustrates the typical traits behind the case. The second section gives examples of prevention at each developmental level of the child or youth. The focus is on the period from conception to puberty.
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Rygaard, N. . (2009). Severe Attachment Disorder Development And Therapy From Early Childhood To Puberty. Journal of Child and Youth Care Work, 22, 78–98. Retrieved from http://acycpjournal.pitt.edu/ojs/jcycw/article/view/430
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