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Short Introduction to Attachment and Attachment Disorder (Paperback) (Colby Pearce)

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Concise and easy-to-understand, this book provides an introduction to what attachment means and how to recognise attachment disorder in children. Colby Pearce 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. The book explores the mind-set of difficult and traumatised children and the motivations behind their complex tendencies and behaviours. It goes on to offer a comprehensive set of tried-and-tested practical strategies that can be used with children affected by an attachment disorder. This second edition has been updated to include the new DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for Reactive Attachment Disorder and an increased number of illustrative case vignettes.This is a perfect introduction to the subject for parents, carers and practitioners in supportive roles caring for children.
Number of Pages: 160
Genre: Social Science, Psychology
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Pub
Author: Colby Pearce
Language: English
Street Date: December 31, 2016
TCIN: 52115155
UPC: 9781785920585
Item Number (DPCI): 248-41-6682
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