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."
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