Preschoolers’ distress and regulatory behaviors vary as a function of infant–mother attachment security

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Esther M. Leerkes, Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: Children (N = 98) with higher attachment security scores, and lower resistance and avoidance scores during the Strange Situation at 16 months demonstrated somewhat more adaptive observed and mother-reported emotion regulation as preschoolers independent of maternal behavior.

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Infant Behavior & Development, 44, 144-147
Language: English
Date: 2016
Infant distress, Regulatory behaviors, Emotion regulation, Attachment

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