The "Effects" of Infant Day Care Reconsidered.

@inproceedings{Belsky1988TheO,
  title={The "Effects" of Infant Day Care Reconsidered.},
  author={Jay Belsky},
  year={1988}
}
Evidence concerning the developmental correlates of nonmaternal care in the first year of life are examined with respect to infant-mother attachment and subsequent social development. Even though the evidence is somewhat inconsistent, a circumstantial case remarkably consistent with attachment theory can be made that extensive infant day care experience is associated with insecure attachment during infancy and heightened aggressiveness and noncompliance during the preschool and early school-age… CONTINUE READING

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