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Attachment Theory and Its Role in Relationships Across the Lifespan

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1.  Attachment classifications were developed by which of the following theorist?
  1. Sigmund Freud
  2. Mary Ainsworth
  3. John Bowlby
  4. Dan Siegel
2.  In attachment theory, the intergenerational transmission of trauma is often referred to as:
  1. Generationally negative experiences
  2. Scary background music
  3. Toxic Stress
  4. Ghosts in the Nursery
3.  The neurobiological hormones that most impact attachment are:
  1. Serotonin and Norepinephrine
  2. Oxytocin and Serotonin
  3. Oxytocin and Cortisol
  4. Cortisol and Norepinephrine
4.  In adult attachment styles, which classification reflects shift from the individual’s classification as a child?
  1. New-Secure
  2. Resolved
  3. Acceptance
  4. Insecure-Corrected
5.  Children in state’s custody generally exhibit which of the following:
  1. Higher rates of insecure ambivalent and insecure avoidant attachments
  2. Higher rates of their own children in state’s custody
  3. Decreased rates of coping through substance abuse
  4. Increased participation in parenting classes
6.  Individuals with insecure attachments display which statistically significant traits?
  1. Increased reports of divorce
  2. Increased reports of anxiety and depression
  3. Increased reports of legal involvement
  4. Increased reports of financial difficulties
7.  Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, which attachment style has exhibited the greatest dysregulation in anxiety and depression
  1. Secure
  2. Insecure-Ambivalent
  3. Insecure-Avoidant
  4. Disorganized
8.  Which of the following would be an example of an intervention to address attachment concerns?
  1. Gathering a thorough trauma history
  2. Completing affect recognition games
  3. Creating predictability in scheduling and routine of sessions
  4. Engaging in psychoanalysis
9.  The Buddhist parable of the second arrow states the second arrow comes from:
  1. loneliness
  2. within
  3. our closet relationships
  4. lack of wisdom
10.  Positive psychology has found that shifts in attachment style in adulthood are related to self-compassion and which additional concept?
  1. Emoting
  2. Mattering
  3. Relating
  4. Responding