Bonding and Attachment in Maltreated Children
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1. Attachment:

The correct answer:  d.) All of the above

Comment:  Attachment is a lasting relationship best illustrated by the mother-child relationship which involves comfort and safety.

2. The belief that early attachment experiences can impact the quality of future relationships has been largely discredited.

The correct answer:  False

3.  Which of the following can be bonding experiences?

The correct answer:  d.) All of the above

Comment:  Singing to/with a child, face-to-face interactions and reading to a child can all be bonding experiences when attempts are made to connect with that child in a supportive and loving way.

4.  Whether or not a child can form attachments to others is genetically determined.

The correct answer:  True


5.  Bonding experiences change the brain.
The correct answer:  True


6.  Attunement is:

The correct answer:  d.)  a and b

Comment: Attunement is the attention to another’s verbal and non-verbal cues in an interactive and synchronous manner

7.  Human communication is 50% verbal and 50% non-verbal.

The correct answer:  False 

8. Babies begin communicating wants and needs:

The correct answer:  a) As newborns

Comment:  Communicating with your newborn both verbally and non-verbally is essential for healthy development.

9.   Attunement allows a caregiver to better meet a child’s needs; thus, providing the child with a sense of contentment, safety, and security.

The correct answer:  True 

10.   A person is either born with the ability to “tune into” others’ cues or they are not.

The correct answer:  False 

Comment: People can learn how to recognize and respond to others' cues.


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