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insecure attachment

 aform of attachment betweeninfant and caregiver that develops as a result of the caregiver's lack of sensitive respondingto the infant's needs. The two types of insecure attachment are insecure/avoidant (children whoavoid social interaction with others) and insecure/resistant (seek and reject socialinteraction).

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Psychology term of the day

September 29th 2021


a drug which increases activation of the central nervoussystem and the autonomic nervous system;decreasing fatigue, increasing physical activity andalertness, diminish hunger, and result in a temporaryelevation of mood.