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exhibited insecure attachment styles no more than infants with non traumatized mothers. However, their
strategies were mainly disorganized strategies (LyonsRuth, & Block, 1996).
That said, most of the studies on infant trauma have focused on examining the effects of trauma
specifically resulting from various forms of abuse. Research on the relationship between infant
warrelated trauma and interaction with caregivers under these conditions (as the caregiver may also
suffer from war related traumas), and their effect on the individuals psychosocial development, has yet
to be conducted. The following study aims at investigating that relationship. Method: 5 Participants:
A group of Palestinian infants living in Gaza under warconditions starting from 01 years will be
tested. A third party source of information is collected regarding the events that may induce a traumatic
experience as a result of the war/occupation conditions in Gaza. The mothers of the children tested will
also be examined. Procedure: Warrelated...
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