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date: 29 November 2022

Attachment Research, Developmental Implications, and Clinical Interventions with Children, Adults, and Coupleslocked

Attachment Research, Developmental Implications, and Clinical Interventions with Children, Adults, and Coupleslocked

  • Shoshana Ringel

Summary

This review summarizes contributions to attachment theory and research by John Bowlby, Mary Ainsworth, Mary Main, and many other researchers. It addresses contributions from the Adult Attachment Interview to the understanding of loss and trauma as well as the intergenerational transmission of attachment patterns from parent to child. The review describes current findings from infant research, and the implications of attachment theory to clinical interventions with children, families, adults, and couples.

Subjects

  • Children and Adolescents
  • Human Behavior

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