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Reactive Attachment Disorder

Andrew Halls, Carisa Perry-Parrish, Ph.D.
Reactive Attachment Disorder is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide.

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  • Disorder of infancy or early childhood characterized by a pattern of inhibited, emotionally withdrawn behavior toward adult caregivers
    • Rare, but when it does occur is most often in a child who has experienced extremely insufficient care (e.g., institutional upbringing, frequent foster care changes)
  • Reactive Attachment Disorder is classified under the Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders section of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition (DSM-5)[1].

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Last updated: September 3, 2017


Halls, Andrew, and Carisa Perry-Parrish. "Reactive Attachment Disorder." Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide, 2017. Johns Hopkins Guide, www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787064/all/Reactive_Attachment_Disorder.
Halls A, Perry-Parrish C. Reactive Attachment Disorder. Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide. 2017. https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787064/all/Reactive_Attachment_Disorder. Accessed August 21, 2019.
Halls, A., & Perry-Parrish, C. (2017). Reactive Attachment Disorder. In Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide. Available from https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787064/all/Reactive_Attachment_Disorder
Halls A, Perry-Parrish C. Reactive Attachment Disorder [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide. ; 2017. [cited 2019 August 21]. Available from: https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787064/all/Reactive_Attachment_Disorder.
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