Intergenerational transmission of attachment for infants raised in a prison nursery.

@article{Byrne2010IntergenerationalTO,
  title={Intergenerational transmission of attachment for infants raised in a prison nursery.},
  author={Mary Woods Byrne and Lorie S Goshin and Sarah S. Joestl},
  journal={Attachment & human development},
  year={2010},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={375-93}
}
Within a larger intervention study, attachment was assessed with the Strange Situation Procedure for 30 infants who co-resided with their mothers in a prison nursery. Sixty percent of infants were classified secure, 75% who co-resided a year or more and 43% who co-resided less than a year, all within the range of normative community samples. The year-long co-residing group had significantly more secure and fewer disorganized infants than predicted by their mothers' attachment status, measured… CONTINUE READING