AMBIVALENT ATTACHMENT

in the unusual circumstance, a variation of vulnerable and open attachment in such a way that babies display tandem reactions, both good and bad, directed at moms and dads. Commonly referred to as resistant attachment.

AMBIVALENT ATTACHMENT: "Ambivalent attachment is often seen in pets who become almost resistant of their owner's after a traumatic experience, assuming the same could happen again."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AMBIVALENT ATTACHMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ambivalent-attachment/ (accessed June 14, 2021).
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