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  • July 13, 2020 at 10:44 pm

    How much longer is PsychCentral going to allow W. R. Cummings to spread misinformation about “Attachment Disorder,” which he/she conflates as Reactive Attachment Disorder?

    It is a public disservice to promote this obvious quack diagnosis that has, the last we counted, over 100 signs. This includes contradictory signs, such as eye contact and no eye contact are both signs of AD. Even good behavior is characterized as a child “stalking his prey.”

    In this essay, Cummings suggests that being separated from the birth mother can cause AD, when research have observed that attachment behaviors don’t begin until 6 months of age earliest.


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