Chapter 12. Attachment and Alienation

  1. Peter S. Vickers Cert.Ed., Dip C.D., SRN, RSCN, BA, PhD, FHEA Visiting Fellow in Child Health and Immunology

Published Online: 4 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470745571.ch12

Severe Combined Immune Deficiency: Early Hospitalisation and Isolation

Severe Combined Immune Deficiency: Early Hospitalisation and Isolation

How to Cite

Vickers, P. S. (2008) Attachment and Alienation, in Severe Combined Immune Deficiency: Early Hospitalisation and Isolation, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470745571.ch12

Author Information

  1. School of Nursing and Midwifery, The University of Hertfordshire, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 12 DEC 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470319864

Online ISBN: 9780470745571

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Keywords:

  • SCID (severe combined immunodeficiency) and attachment and alienation;
  • favoured activities of children - Vickers (1999b) Research Study;
  • causes of feelings of alienation;
  • separation - major factor of alienation;
  • bonding and attachment;
  • feelings of guilt in parents of SCID children;
  • support with SCID and their families;
  • lack of opportunities to play with others;
  • alienation in children with chronic ill health

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Alienation

  • Causes of Alienation

  • Separation

  • Isolation

  • Being Special

  • Bonding and Attachment

  • Guilt and Blame

  • Stressors

  • Lack of Support

  • Chronic Ill Health

  • Lack of Opportunities to Play with Others

  • Jealousy

  • The Extended Family and Alienation

  • Relationships with Adults

  • Summary and Conclusions