Question of the Week: Can Strong Parental Bonds Prevent Anxiety?
A new study reported that a strong and healthy relationship between a mother and her baby can help prevent anxiety later in life. In the article on CNN about the study, "According to the study, which followed nearly 500 infants into their 30s, babies who receive above-average levels of affection and attention from their mothers are less likely than other babies to grow up to be emotionally distressed, anxious, or hostile adults."
What do you think? What type of relationship did you have with your mother?