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

By Mario Mikulincer,Phillip R. Shaver

Synthesizing an enormous physique of empirical examine and organizing it round a entire conceptual version, this ebook is famous because the definitive reference on grownup attachment. The authors clarify how what all started as a conception of kid improvement is now used to conceptualize and research approximately all features of social functioning around the lifespan, together with psychological representations of self and others, emotion law, own objectives and strivings, couple relationships, caregiving, sexuality, psychopathology, psychotherapy, and organizational habit. The origins and dimension of person alterations in grownup attachment are tested, as is the query of even if and the way attachment styles can change.

New to This Edition:
*Reflects significant advances, together with 1000's 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 consciousness to the interaction between attachment and different behavioral structures, corresponding to caregiving and sexuality.
*Expanded dialogue of attachment techniques in counseling and psychotherapy.
*Additional assurance of management, workforce dynamics, and religion.

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