Attachment and how it relates to psychiatry

 

Dr Helen Minnis discusses the issue of attachment in psychiatry and the importance of attunement in the caregiving relationship, taking a look at the current controversies over child care and giving guidance for psychiatrists on how to work with attachment difficulties.


 

Date published: 25 July 2007

Audio running time: 28 minutes

Credits: 0.75

 

Learning outcomes:

 

On completing this podcast module, we hope that you will:

 

  • gain an overview of the issue of attachment in psychiatry

 

  • gain an understanding of the links between insecure attachment and particular types of disorder

 

  • gain a knowledge of the current controversies surrounding child care

 

  • understand the importance of attunement in the care-giving relationship

 

  • gain confidence in working with people with attachment difficulties.

 

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Please note: This podcast was recorded in 2007. Please be aware that some of the material covered and/or guidance may have changed.

 

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