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The seizure of property, especially (but not necessarily) real estate, from a defendant in a lawsuit in anticipation of its award to a plaintiff. Attachment occurs when a judge believes that the plaintiff will prevail in the suit and, therefore, permits the seizure. However, if the defendant does prevail in the end, the judge must compensate her with a bond to cover any potential damages the plaintiff causes.
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The legal process of seizing real or personal property for the payment of nonmortgage debts such as tax liens or judgments.

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In studies of abused children and adolescents, it has been shown that secure attachment is hard to build after abuse (e.g., Muller, Sicoli, & Lemieux, 2000; Riggs & Kaminski, 2010).
The relationship of childhood family characteristics and current attachment styles to depression and depressive vulnerability.
Furthermore the model 2 of Table 3 depicted the influence of Social Intelligence on the relationship of Dismiss Attachment Style and Emotional Intelligence.
The model 3 in Table 3 depicted the influence of Social Intelligence on the relationship of fearful Attachment Style and Emotional Intelligence.
(1978) delineated a three-pattern classification of infant-to-mother attachment styles: (a) secure infants (became agitated at their mothers' departure from the Strange-Situation room, were ecstatic on their mothers' return, and then settled down to explore the room); (b) insecure-anxious resistant/ambivalent infants (became distressed at their mothers' departure, remained agitated upon their mothers' return, and clung onto their mothers rather than venture into exploration of their environments); and (c) insecure-avoidant (were apathetic to both mother's departure and return).
This previous research on attachment has highlighted the role of the mother figure in parental attachment with children but has not sufficiently addressed father-child attachment (Ainsworth et al., 1978; Bowlby, 1988).
He explained parental attachment as linkage between child and parent that remain stable and offers secure/safe feelings to the child (Hazan and Shaver, 1994).
Parental attachment form secure base for children and give them sense of capability and mastery.
In the past, lift truck and attachment manufacturers often developed products in isolation, each boasting of the resulting visibility.
Look over these materials and see what they can do for your solution to the Attachment Test.
Since Bowlby's (1969) original conception of attachment theory, others have examined different aspects like attachment stability (e.g., Fraley, 2002) and attachment across relationships (e.g., Sedikides & Brewer, 2001) including romantic relationships (e.g., Hazan & Shaver, 1987).
In this endeavour, the current study used attachment theory as an interpersonal framework from which to understand sexuality and sought to examine the moderating role that perceived partner support might play in the associations linking attachment insecurities and difficulties in several aspects of psychosexual adjustment, namely sexual assertiveness, sexual anxiety, and sexual self-esteem.