Symptoms of Attachment Disorder in Teenagers

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Are you worried that your teen is suffering from attachment disorder? Do you want to know more about the symptoms of attachment disorder in teenagers so you can figure out how to best deal with your teen? Many parents find parenting teenagers hard – as your children grow and seek independence there are a number […]

Attachment Disorder Explained

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If you have a child with attachment disorder you already know what hardship that can cause to your life, and even worse, to your child’s life. For those of you that don’t it is easier to explain attachment disorder as a child’s problem of managing his own emotions and connecting with other people. Children with […]

When adoption fails

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This is a story of how adopting a child with an undiagnosed and untreated case of attachment disorder can lead to really big problems. When Melanie Allen and her husband Rob first met their prospective adopted daughter, Alex, she took to them straight away. The then five-year-old called them her “new mummy and daddy” within […]

Attachment Disorder

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Attachment Disorder is a broad term that describes mood, behavior and social disorders that were or are caused by a child’s failure to form normal attachments to their primary caregiver. Most children who have this disorder are adopted or foster children, most of whom have had negative experiences such as neglect, abuse and an abrupt […]