The Relationship Between Attachment Style and Aggression in Young School-Aged Children with Intellectual Disabilities


  • Mihaela Cezarina Niculae University of Bucharest, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences



attachment styles, aggression, intellectual disability


Attachment, which forms during childhood, specifically from the first year of life, is manifested as an emotional bond between the child and the primary attachment figure. It becomes a predictive factor for action mechanisms in emotionally charged situations. The purpose of this research was to investigate the relationship between the type of attachment and aggressiveness in young school-aged children with intellectual disabilities. We were interested in determining the extent to which the dominant attachment type influences the onset of behavioral disorders and aggressive reactions. The results obtained in the research process demonstrated the extent to which the dominant attachment type influences aggressive manifestations in children with intellectual disabilities.


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How to Cite

Niculae, M. C. (2023). The Relationship Between Attachment Style and Aggression in Young School-Aged Children with Intellectual Disabilities. Review of Psychopedagogy, 12(1), 115–126.