Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Attachment disorder affects children that have not been able to form a tie of attachment with their caregivers during the period of early childhood. In scientific literature the disorder that results in inappropriate social behavior is known as reactive attachment disorder (RAD) and disinhibited attachment disorder (DAD). Disruptions in attachment may lead to oppositional and defiant behaviors in children. Learn more about the disorder and its treatment in this book.