Category: Child Development

Reactive Attachment Disorder-DSM-5

Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) as defined in the DSM-5 is misunderstood, under diagnosed and ignored by the adoption industry, the foster care system and orphanages. Attachment Disorder is diagnosed by similar internationally standardised diagnoses, in...

Attachment Disorder Symptoms

Reactive Attachment Disorder DSM-5 Symptoms Reactive Attachment Disorder is defined in the DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition) and the ICD-10 (International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 10thRevision) There are a number of...

Attachment Development Stages

Stages of Developing Attachment Styles The process of developing into a harmonious well adjusted adult, or a socially dysfunctional individual starts in the womb. The womb should be safe and free from threats, but...

Attachment Disorder

Attachment Disorder in Orphanages The Attachment Disorder problem is the elephant in the room ignored by the international orphanage system, the foster parenting system and the adoption system/industry. This is systematic. This denial is found in...

Therapy Dogs for Attachment

Therapy Dogs for Attachment Disorder In the Polish children’s homes or orphanages, a common problem is attachment disorder. This is a serious disability, which results in a life-long difficulty to keep a stable relationship. This...

History of Bad Parenting

2500 Years of Bad Parenting History If common sense were so common, then why is there so little of it? We tend to follow experts’ advice even when it is nutty. Why often don’t...

Children Learn What They Live

Children learn what they live is a classic list of principles for parents on how to raise children who are emotionally balanced and confident with a healthy self-esteem. This is the period where the foundation...