Appendix 1

Appendix 1

Tool

Setting

Format

Age (years)

Classification

Insecure attachment

Disorganised attachment

Strange Situation Procedure

Clinic

Observation

1–2

Y

Y

Cassidy–Marvin Preschool Attachment Coding System

Clinic

Observation

2–4

Y

Y

Preschool Assessment of Attachment

Clinic

Observation

2–4

Y

Y

Attachment Q-sort

Home

Observation

1–4

Y

N

Manchester Child Attachment Story Task

Any setting

Interviewer‑researcher/clinician

4–7

Y

Y

McArthur Story Stem Battery

Any setting

Interviewer‑researcher/clinician

4–7

Y

Y

Story Stem Attachment Profile

Any setting

Interviewer‑researcher/clinician

4–7

Y

Y

Child Attachment Interview

Any setting

Interviewer‑researcher/clinician

7–15

Y

Y

Adult Attachment Interview

Any setting

Interviewer‑researcher/clinician

15+ and parents or carers

Y

Y

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