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Clinical Implications of Attachment

1st Edition

Edited by Jay Belsky, Teresa M. Nezworski


448 pages

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pub: 1987-12-01
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First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


"This edited volume….survey(s) the evidence on the antecedents and consequences of variations in patterns of attachment in order to draw inferences on clinical implications. It serves the purpose well,….and anyone interested in early abnormalities of social development will find this book a most useful source of ideas and findings."

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Table of Contents

Contents: Part I:General Issues. J. Belsky, T. Nezworski, Clinical Implications of Attachments. L.A. Sroufe, The Role of Infant-Caregiver Attachment Development. Part II:Determinants of Attachment Security and Insecurity. J. Belsky, R. Isabella, Maternal, Infant, and Social-Contextual Determinant Attachment Security. S.J. Spieker, C.L. Booth, Maternal Antecedents of Attachment Quality. P.M. Crittenden, Relationships at Risk. Part III:Consequences of Attachment Security and Insecurity. M.T. Greenberg, M.L. Speltz, Attachment and the Ontogeny of Conduct Problems. K.H. Rubin, S.P. Lollis, Origins and Consequences of Social Withdrawal. J.E. Bates, K. Bayles, Attachment and the Development of Behavior Problems. J. Cassidy, R.R. Kobak, Avoidance and Its Relations to Other Defensive Processes. A.F. Lieberman,J.H. Pawl, Clinical Applications of Attachment Theory. T. Nezworski, W.J. Tolan, J. Belsky, Intervention in Secure Infant Attachment. S.I. Greenspan, A.F. Lieberman, A Clinical Approach to Attachment.

About the Series

Child Psychology Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Neuropsychology
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health