The ability to agree on plans for reunion seems to be instrumental in facilitating comfortable separations between mothers and late‐preschool–aged children. This development in patterns of separation behavior is interpreted in terms of symbolic‐thought development and the increased sense of importance of abstract plans for behavior.
|Number of pages
|New directions for child and adolescent development
|Published - Dec 1982
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Social Psychology
- Developmental and Educational Psychology