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Controversial Holding Therapies vs. Attachment Parenting

Controversial Holding Therapies vs. Attachment Parenting A recent issue of the “Journal Child Maltreatment” included a report of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC) concerning attachment therapy (Chaffin et al., 2006). The article contained a critique of the controversial holding therapies and coercive parenting approaches advocated by some clinicians for attachment disorders.

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