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Discussion 1: 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. For this discussion post I choose to discuss Plummer et al. (2013), Brady is a 15-year-old Caucasian male. It was discussed that he lives with his father and lost his mother 3 years ago. The Attachment theory by Bowlby, (1969/1982), reflects how Brady acts towards his father. In this biologically-based attachment system that develops an attachment bond between the child and the care giver. Dubois-Comtois et al (2013) also discuss the development of adolescence and how the caregiver needs to understand the developmental changes at the social, cognitive, and emotional levels for the adolescent when we are considering the attachment style and their exhibiting behavior. The Attachment theory teaches us that a young person’s ability to attach/engage with peers, family, and other potential support systems is an important aspect of the developmental process. For instance, it is important for the adolescent to have a safe and

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