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