If you agreed with these statements (see self-report measures of attachment), you may have a secure state of mind with regards to attachment. According to several large-scale and cross-cultural studies of typical populations, around 60 65 per cent of adults have a secure state of mind (Bakermans-Kranenburg and van IJzendoorn, 2009) and around 60 65 per cent of children have secure attachment relationships (van IJzendoorn and Kroonenberg, 1988). There are some cultural differences in these distributions between different populations but for the most part, these are not particularly signifi cant.
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