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Unformatted text preview: Anxious-ambivalent attachment. Avoidant attachment applies to approximately 20-25% of children and is the situation where the infant ignores the attachment figure when they return. Anxious-ambivalent attachment occurs when the child shows both elicit and reject when the attachment figure returns. Both the caregivers personality and characteristics of the child play a big part in each attachment style as it shapes what type of relationship the two are in....
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course PSYCH V89.0001 taught by Professor Amodio during the Spring '08 term at NYU.
- Spring '08