ERIC Number: EJ355915
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Effects of Maltreatment on Young Children's Socioemotional Development: An Attachment Theory Perspective.
Aber, J. Lawrence; Allen, Joseph P.
Developmental Psychology, v23 n3 p406-14 May 1987
Effects of maltreatment were examined in three domains suggested by attachment theory: relationships with novel adults, effectance motivation, and cognitive maturity. Three samples of four- to eight-year-old children were studied: 93 maltreated children, 67 demographically matched nonmaltreated childen, and 30 nonmaltreated middle-class children.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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