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Post an application of the attachment theory to the case of either Tiffani or Brady. Discuss the connection between his or her attachment style and the exhibiting behavior. Adolescents are tougher to deal with in general. They are tougher as a parent, as an educator, and as law enforcement. According to Adrianna Galvin, and all other research that has been completed thus far, the teenage brain biologically is not fully developed and is in a transitional faze where reward stimulates a much higher activity response (TEDxYouth, 2013). Attachment theory, meant to be utilized primarily in infancy, lasts until teenage years when the attachment begins to break apart and the teenager begins an individualization process. This theory states that from infancy an individual needs comfort from a form of caregiver when distressed in order to be soothed and feel comfortable exploring their environment (Dubois- Comtois, Cyr, Pascuzzo, Lessard, & Poulin, 2013). In Tiffani’s case, as an infant she received the

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