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Hey everybody today I'm going to talk about reactive attachment disorder what is it and what are our treatment options now reactive attachment disorder falls under trauma and stress or related disorders and I'm looking down because I got my handy-dandy DSM and as you know as I always say it's not the end-all be-all but it helps us categorize things that we may be feeling and experiencing and it helps us get covered by insurance so it's under trauma and stress-related disorders I think that's important to mention because reactive attachment disorder is something that happens to children who have witnessed or been in a very traumatic either one experience or upbringing as a whole now I'm just going to read you some of the diagnostic criteria for reactive attachment disorder and then we'll kind of get into the nitty-gritty about why it happens where it comes from and what we can do to fix it so the diagnostic criteria starts out with a consistent pattern of inhibited emotionally withdrawn behavior towards adult toward adult caregivers manifested by both of the following so you have to have these the child is rarely or minimal minimally seeks comfort when distressed or the child rarely or minimally responds to comfort when distress so the best way that I can describe this is children who may like let's say fall down and bump their knee and they start crying and they don't want anybody to help them they don't want the parent to come at the parent does they like they withdraw they usually don't want any comfort which as we know from if you've been around children is is not the normal experience and that's when as a clinician we would consider looking into this and maybe getting the family some...