Through Colombian lenses: ethnographic and conventional analyses of maternal care and their associations with secure base behavior.

@article{Posada2004ThroughCL,
  title={Through Colombian lenses: ethnographic and conventional analyses of maternal care and their associations with secure base behavior.},
  author={Germ{\'a}n Posada and Olga Alicia Carbonell and Gloria Alzate and Sandra J. Plata},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  year={2004},
  volume={40 4},
  pages={508-18}
}
According to attachment theory, the quality of care plays a key role in the organization of infants' secure base behavior across contexts and cultures. Yet information about attachment relationships in a variety of cultures is scarce, and questions remain as to whether Ainsworth's conceptualization of early care quality (sensitivity; M. D. S. Ainsworth, M. C. Blehar, E. Waters, & S. Wall, 1978) is appropriate for characterizing caregiving behavior in different groups and whether culturally… CONTINUE READING

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