On the evolution of attachment-disordered behaviour.

  title={On the evolution of attachment-disordered behaviour.},
  author={H Fischer-Mamblona},
  journal={Attachment & human development},
  volume={2 1},
  pages={8-21; discussion 3-7}
Using an example of a goose which grew up in complete isolation, this article shows how escape behaviour increases through all its developmental steps by lack of a sufficient secure primary attachment object. If a gosling has no mother, its fear influences wide parts of its behaviour and blocks the capacity to approach another animal in order to form a new attachment. But the urge for attachment is still alive and provokes strong conflicts between this urge and fear. In these situations… CONTINUE READING