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Where do attachment problems come from in kids?

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Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes

Attachment is a normal development in first 2 years of life.
Infants who are adopted after 6 months of age, who undergo disruption in relationship with care givers, has multiple care givers, certain genetic disorders or pervasive developmental disorder may affect attachment/social skills ina child and the child may start mistrusting care givers.

In brief: Yes

Attachment is a normal development in first 2 years of life.
Infants who are adopted after 6 months of age, who undergo disruption in relationship with care givers, has multiple care givers, certain genetic disorders or pervasive developmental disorder may affect attachment/social skills ina child and the child may start mistrusting care givers.
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Dr. Kathryn Seifert
Severe abuse neglect and domestic violence can also result in attachment problems for small children in the home. Children must be safe to develop skills to cope with the world at a pace that is within normal limits.
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