Handbook of Attachment: Theory, Research, and Clinical Applications

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Jude Cassidy, Phillip R. Shaver
Rough Guides, 2002 - Psychology - 925 pages
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This comprehensive handbook provides a landmark review and synthesis of the current state of knowledge about attachment and loss in children and adults. Broad in scope, the volume is designed to help clinicians, students, and researchers become fully informed about one of the most important areas of research in contemporary psychology. Preeminent authorities cover the origins and development of attachment theory, biological perspectives, measurement of attachment across the lifespan, clinical applications, and emerging topics and issues in the field .

  

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Contents

The Ontogeny of Attachment
44
The Nature of Individual Differences in InfantCaregiver Attachment
68
A Construct Revisited
89
Attachment Theory in Modern Evolutionary Perspective
115
Modern Evolutionary Theory and Patterns of Attachment
141
Psychobiological Origins of Infant Attachment and Separation Responses
162
Attachment in Rhesus Monkeys
183
Redundant Independent or Interacting
198
Attachment and Psychopathology in Adulthood
497
Unresolved Loss Relational Violence
520
Contributions of Attachment Theory to InfantParent Psychotherapy
555
Implications for the Theory
575
Psychoanalytic Theory from the Viewpoint of Attachment Theory and Research
595
Toward Greater Security
625
EMERGING TOPICS AND PERSPECTIVES
647
Attachment Relationships in the Context of Multiple Caregivers
671

Psychophysiological Measures in the Study of Attachment
226
Interactional and Contextual Determinants of Attachment Security
249
Early Attachment and Later Development
265
The Measurement of Attachment Security in Infancy and Childhood
287
ATTACHMENT IN ADOLESCENCE AND ADULTHOOD
317
Evaluating the Evidence
336
Adult Romantic Attachment and Couple Relationships
355
SameSex Romantic Attachment
378
Historical and Current Perspectives
395
Measurement of Individual Differences in Adolescent and Adult Attachment
434
CLINICAL APPLICATIONS OF ATTACHMENT
467
Contributions from Attachment
688
Universal and Contextual Dimensions
713
Attachment Theory and Recent Controversies
735
Stability and Change
760
Working Models of Interpersonal
787
Attachment and Religious Representations and Behavior
803
Implications of Attachment Theory for Child Care Policies
823
Eighteen Points with Suggestions for Future Studies
845
Author Index
889
Subject Index
907
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Cassidy, Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park.

Shaver, Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis.

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