Handbook of Attachment: Theory, Research, and Clinical Applications (Third Edition)

Author(s): Jude Cassidy (Editor); Phillip R. Shaver (Editor)

Attachment Theory

Widely regarded as the state-of-the-science reference on attachment, this handbook interweaves theory and cutting-edge research with clinical applications. Leading researchers examine the origins and development of attachment theory; present biological and evolutionary perspectives; and explore the role of attachment processes in relationships, including both parent-child and romantic bonds. Implications for mental health and psychotherapy are addressed, with reviews of exemplary attachment-oriented interventions for children and adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Contributors discuss best practices in assessment and critically evaluate available instruments and protocols.

New to This Edition
*Chapters on genetics and epigenetics, psychoneuroimmunology, and sexual mating.
*Chapters on compassion, school readiness, and the caregiving system across the lifespan.
*Chapter probing the relationship between attachment and other developmental influences.
*Nearly a decade's worth of theoretical and empirical advances.

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General Fields

  • : 9781462536641
  • : Guilford Publications
  • : Guilford Press, The
  • : March 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 155.9/2
  • : 1068
  • : Jude Cassidy (Editor); Phillip R. Shaver (Editor)