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Fig. 3 | Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica

Fig. 3

From: The importance of early life touch for psychosocial and moral development

Fig. 3

Theoretical model for mediation across constructs: from touch (positive touch and lack of corporal punishment in childhood) to attachment (security), mental health (anxiety and depression), and moral capacities (empathy, perspective-taking, or personal distress) and then to moral orientation (social engagement, or self-protectionism as social withdrawal or social opposition)

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