Attachment Basics-What's Love Got to Do with PTSD?



Disruptions to a young, dependent infant or toddler’s parental care and relationships are subjectively experienced as life-threatening, as deeply traumatic. Such disruptions often lead to what is called insecure attachment, the inability to adequately trust relationships and be comfortable with intimacy. Insecure attachment in turn, frequently leads to victimization in both childhood and adulthood, to the development of PTSD and similar conditions following trauma and to difficulty recovering from PTSD.

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