Den livsviktiga tråden anknytning mellan vårdnadshavare och spädbarn ur ett professionellt perspektiv

  • Birgitta Hammarlund
  • Rosemarie Thurn

    Examensarbete: Kandidatexamen

    Abstract

    The purpose of this essay was to illustrate professionals’ reflections on the concept early attachment between guardian and infant, within different family support activities, and how professionals encourage early attachment between guardian and infant. The mental health state of infants is an important field of knowledge to explore. Attachment between guardian and infant is of the utmost importance for the development of children. The questions we had were: What contains the concept early attachment between guardian and infant from a professional point of view? Which factors have influence on early attachment between guardian and infant? How do professionals work with early attachment between guardian and infant? The essay is a qualitative study based on six interviews with two female district nurses, two female social welfare secretaries, a female psychologist and a female social worker. The result of our study showed that according to the professionals, early attachment between guardian and infant is vital for infants, the health and the ability of the guardians is of great importance for the quality of the attachment, and the professionals use different methods to encourage early attachment. They also suggest cooperation to encourage early attachment between guardian and infant.

    Key words: attachment, professional, guardian, infant, vital, development.

    Tilldelningsdatum2005-sep-01
    OriginalspråkSvenska

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