Disorganized attachment in early childhood: Meta-analysis of precursors, concomitants, and sequelae

@article{vanIJzendoorn1999DisorganizedAI,
  title={Disorganized attachment in early childhood: Meta-analysis of precursors, concomitants, and sequelae},
  author={Marinus H. van IJzendoorn and Carlo Schuengel and Marian J. Bakermans-Kranenburg},
  journal={Development and Psychopathology},
  year={1999},
  volume={11},
  pages={225 - 250}
}
During the past 10 years nearly 80 studies on disorganized attachment involving more than 6,000 infant–parent dyads have been carried out. The current series of meta-analyses have established the reliability and discriminant validity of disorganized infant attachment. Although disorganized attachment behavior is necessarily difficult to observe and often subtle, many researchers have managed to become reliable coders. Furthermore, disorganized attachment shows modest short- and long-term… 

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