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Rochester Institute of Technology "Reactive Attachment Disorder: A Disorder of Attachment or of Temperament?" provided an interesting view of RAD summarized by its analogy to the diathesis-stress model.
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In other words, as an individual with a temperament that acts as a diathesis to RAD ages beyond childhood, the temperament remains consistent, although it is analyzed and diagnosed differently. To further illustrate this concept, it may be helpful to consider the similarities between the primary subtypes of RAD and Cluster A and B personality disorders.
Not everyone will react in the same way to a given situation. I would compare the etiology of reactive attachment disorder to the diathesis-stress model we discussed in class.