Erratum to the article “Attachment Disorders,” by Gail Hornor, published in the September/October 2019 issue of the Journal (Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 33, 612–622).
        The Objectives published in this article were incorrect. The content of the original article was not affected by this error. The Objectives have been corrected online in the original article and in the Objectives listed below. The publisher would like to apologize for this unfortunate error.


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          Describe attachment theory.
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          Define attachment disorders in terms of types, risk factors, and treatment.
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          Discuss screening questions related to attachment disorders.
        • 4.
          Explore practice implications to aid in the prevention, identification, and intervention of attachment disorders.

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        • Attachment Disorders
          Journal of Pediatric Health CareVol. 33Issue 5
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            The ability to form attachments with other human beings is an essential skill that typically begins early in life. The parent/caregiver–child relationship is the first crucial relationship that an infant forms, and the health of this relationship has a profound effect on the child's social and emotional development. Children who form secure relationships with their parent or other primary caregiver have fewer internalizing and externalizing behaviors, are more socially competent, and have better-quality friendships.
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