Attachment in Adulthood, Second Edition: Structure, by Mario Mikulincer,Phillip R. Shaver

By Mario Mikulincer,Phillip R. Shaver

Synthesizing an enormous physique of empirical study and organizing it round a finished conceptual version, this publication is well-known because the definitive reference on grownup attachment. The authors clarify how what started as a concept of kid improvement is now used to conceptualize and examine approximately all features of social functioning around the lifespan, together with psychological representations of self and others, emotion law, own ambitions and strivings, couple relationships, caregiving, sexuality, psychopathology, psychotherapy, and organizational habit. The origins and dimension of person changes in grownup attachment are tested, as is the query of no matter if and the way attachment styles can change.

New to This Edition:
*Reflects significant advances, together with countless numbers of latest studies.
*Clarifies and extends the authors' influential version of attachment-system functioning.
*Cutting-edge content material on genetics and at the neural and hormonal substrates of attachment.
*Increased cognizance to the interaction between attachment and different behavioral platforms, resembling caregiving and sexuality.
*Expanded dialogue of attachment strategies in counseling and psychotherapy.
*Additional insurance of management, staff dynamics, and religion.

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