An extra part or extension that is or can be attached to something to perform a particular function
he has a strong attachment to his mother
The state or condition of not being attached; specifically lack of concern or involvement with material things; detachment.
The object of a strong emotional attachment; specifically the main person providing care, protection, and support to an infant; an individual's mother or mother-substitute.
A psychological disorder attributed to inadequate attachment to the mother (or other principal caregiver) during infancy; (more widely) a failure to develop emotional attachments in the usual or expected manner.
An approach to raising infants that aims to promote a close relationship between the baby and its parents by methods such as feeding on demand and letting the baby sleep with its parents