Attachment relationships shape pain-signaling behavior.

  title={Attachment relationships shape pain-signaling behavior.},
  author={Kasia Kozlowska},
  journal={The journal of pain : official journal of the American Pain Society},
  volume={10 10},
UNLABELLED Attachment relationships shape the manner in which children signal pain to others. Open communication of pain affect, inhibition of pain affect, and exaggeration of pain affect, reflect adaptations to different relationship contexts. The open and direct signaling of pain is adaptive in sensitive relationship contexts where caregivers respond to the distressed child with behaviors that facilitate protection, recovery, and healing. Inhibition of pain signals has survival advantages in… CONTINUE READING
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