ANXIOUS-RESISTANT ATTACHMENT

in the strange situation experiment, designed by Mary Ainsworth, a form of insecure attachment whereby an infant appears anxious in the mother's presence, distressed in the mother

ANXIOUS-RESISTANT ATTACHMENT: "The infant with an anxious-resistant attachment is distressed when the mother disappears, but angry when she reappears in the room."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ANXIOUS-RESISTANT ATTACHMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/anxious-resistant-attachment/ (accessed November 22, 2019).
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