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 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, 10th Revision). … Read more

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 ways to classify Attachment Disorder over the years, since John Bowlby and Mary Ainsworth developed the Attachment Theory. Today, both the … Read more

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 it is here some children who will develop Attachment Disorder start experiencing an unsafe world. If the mother is abused, the child will … Read more

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 Poland, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Sweden and the United States. There are individuals in these systems who understand and try … Read more

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 can be one of the major reasons over 90% of children from the Polish orphanage system have relationship difficulties in their … Read more

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 we have the self confidence to accept that we are more sensible than some arrogant fool, just because they have a … Read more