BECOMING PARENTS. Unit 4 – Chapter 10. Attachment. Attachment is an enduring emotional bond between an infant and their caregiver According to Erikson, the infant-caregiver relationship is essential to the development of trust within the infant.
Unit 4 – Chapter 10
Ages: Infancy (birth – 18 months)
Basic Conflict: Trust vs. Mistrust
Important Event: Feeding
Children develop a sense of trust when caregivers provide reliability, care, and affection. A lack of this will lead to mistrust.
Ex. religion & education
There are 2 preconditions for socialization: