Title

Preschoolers’ distress and regulatory behaviors vary as a function of infant–mother attachment security

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2016

Keywords

infant distress, regulatory behaviors, emotion regulation, attachment

Abstract

Children (N = 98) with higher attachment security scores, and lower resistance and avoidance scores during the Strange Situation at 16 months demonstrated somewhat more adaptive observed and mother-reported emotion regulation as preschoolers independent of maternal behavior.

Recommended Citation

Qu, Jin, Esther M. Leerkes, and Elizabeth K. King. "Preschoolers’ distress and regulatory behaviors vary as a function of infant–mother attachment security." Infant Behavior and Development 44 (2016): 144-147.

DOI for the article

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.infbeh.2016.06.008

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