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Patterns of Attachment A Psychological Study of the Strange Situation

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ISBN-10: 1848726821

ISBN-13: 9781848726826

Edition: 2015

Authors: Mary D. Salter Ainsworth, Everett Waters, Mary C. Blehar, Sally N. Wall

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Written by the founding mother of attachment theory, Patterns of Attachment is a truly groundbreaking book that solidified and popularized Mary D. Salter Ainsworthe(tm)s Strange Situation procedure and classification system.This long overdue Classic Edition will be introduced by Ainsworthe(tm)s co-authors who will describe how Patterns of Attachment became a singular landmark in the field. Theye(tm)ll trace the significance of Ainsworthe(tm)s work to the history of attachment theory and show how her contributions have influenced research on attachment across the lifespan, developmental psychopathology, cross-cultural studies, public policy and more.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 7/2/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 418
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Classic Edition Introduction
Theoretical Background
Measures and Methods of Assessment
Descriptive Account of Behavior in Each Episode
Normative Trends across Episodes
An Examination of the Classificatory System: A Multiple Discriminate Function Analysis
Relationships between Infant Behavior in the Strange Situation and at Home
Relationships between Infant Behavior in the Strange Situation and Maternal Behavior at Home
A Review of Strange-Situation Studies of One-Year-Olds
A Review of Strange-Situation Studies of Two- to Four-Year-Olds
The Effects of Repetition of the Strange Situation
Subgroups and Their Usefulness
Discussion of Normative Issues
Individual Differences: In Light of Contrasting Paradigms
An Interpretation of Individual Differences