Less is more: meta-analyses of sensitivity and attachment interventions in early childhood.

@article{BakermansKranenburg2003LessIM,
  title={Less is more: meta-analyses of sensitivity and attachment interventions in early childhood.},
  author={M. Bakermans-Kranenburg and M. V. van IJzendoorn and F. Juffer},
  journal={Psychological bulletin},
  year={2003},
  volume={129 2},
  pages={
          195-215
        }
}
  • M. Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. V. van IJzendoorn, F. Juffer
  • Published 2003
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychological bulletin
  • Is early preventive intervention effective in enhancing parental sensitivity and infant attachment security, and if so, what type of intervention is most successful? Seventy studies were traced, producing 88 intervention effects on sensitivity (n = 7,636) and/or attachment (n = 1,503). Randomized interventions appeared rather effective in changing insensitive parenting (d = 0.33) and infant attachment insecurity (d = 0.20). The most effective interventions used a moderate number of sessions and… CONTINUE READING
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