Tag Archives: Care-eliciting Behavior

Abnormal Behaviours Arising when We’re Uncared For.

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Being cared for as an infant and child is clearly of fundamental importance to our survival. Because of this, humans have evolved, through Darwinian natural selection, forms of behaviour which help to elicit care from others, particularly, of course, from the primary care-giver (an obvious example is that of the baby who will scream and cry for the attentions of his/her mother).

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If, later in life, we develop a psychiatric condition as a result of our poor care in childhood, this will

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