The Mother And The Baby Enter The Room

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SECURE Scenario 3: The mother and the baby enter the room. The baby slowly moves away from the mother checking back periodically for reassurance. When the mother leaves the room, the baby gets very upset. When the mother returns the baby is able to be comforted by the mother. The experience of attachment is one of pleasure and comfort, crucial in the healthy development of forming relationships for infants and children. The concept of attachment is a positive emotional bond between a child and an individual of particular importance to the child. According to the earliest of scientific developments, children who form social bonds with their direct caregivers ultimately lead a more well-balanced and fulfilling life. Forming the appropriate…show more content…
Being that “one-year-olds typically show one of four major patterns – secure, avoidant, ambivalent, and disorganized-disoriented” it is possible to determine which classification an infant falls into when observing them (Feldman 180). Scenario one: In scenario one the infant is displaying the classification of avoidant attachment pattern. Avoidant attachment is characterized by the infant 's active avoidance of the caregiver and lack of orientation to their attachment figure. Infants with this disorder tend to show no preference for their own mother and may even be more affectionate with strangers. This type of insecure avoidance has led the infant to believe that communication of their needs has no influence in association with an unresponsive primary caregiver. Scenario two: In scenario two the infant is displaying the classification of ambivalent attachment pattern. An infant displaying ambivalent attachment can be compared to a pattern of resistance. The infant is often anxious and distressed when separated from their caregiver, yet becomes further distressed even while seeking comfort. It is in this scenario that the infant fails to develop any feelings of security, making it difficult for them to move away from their mother in order to explore their surroundings. This behavior is often the result of an inconsistent level of responsiveness from their primary care giver. Scenario three: In the third and
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