ISBN-10:
1572304804
ISBN-13:
9781572304802
Pub. Date:
08/13/1999
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Attachment Disorganization / Edition 1

Attachment Disorganization / Edition 1

by Judith Solomon, Carol George

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ISBN-13: 9781572304802
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 08/13/1999
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 420
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Judith Solomon, PhD, is a research associate at the Judith Wallerstein Center for the Family in Transition, Corte Madera, California. Attachment disorganization has been as the heart of her research for the past 15 years. She has also contributed to the development of several new representational attachment measures. In addition to her research activities, Dr. Solomon writes, lectures, and maintains a clinical practice with a focus on counseling divorcing families.

Carol George, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at Mills College, Oakland, California. Her recent work in child attachment has focused predominantly on middle childhood and parental caregiving. Dr. George has worked in collaboration with Dr. Solomon in the development of classification systems for child doll play and parental caregiving. She is also known for her work in adult attachment, including her coauthorship of the Adult Attachment Interview.

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Contents
I. The Etiology of Attachment Disorganization
1. The Place of Disorganization in Attachment Theory: Linking Classic Observations with Contemporary Findings, Solomon and George
2. A Relational Diathesis Model of Hostile-Helpless States of Mind: Expressions in Mother-Infant Interaction, Lyons-Ruth, Bronfman, and Atwood
3. Unresolved Loss and Infant Disorganization: Links to Frightening Maternal Behavior, Schuengel, Bakermans-Kranenburg, van IJzendoorn, and Blom
4. Individual and Physiological Correlates of Attachment Disorganization in Infancy, Spangler and Grossmann
II. Social and Cognitive Sequelae of Attachment Disorganization
5. Developmental Pathways from Infant Disorganization to Childhood Peer Relationships, Jacobvitz and Hazen
6. Disorganized Attachment and Developmental Risk at School Age, Moss, St-Laurent, and Parent
III. Attachment Disorganization in Atypical Populations: Methodological and Definitional Issues
7. Indices of Attachment Disorganization among Toddlers with Neurological and Non-Neurological Problems, Barnett, Hunt, Butler, McCaskill IV, Kaplan-Estrin, and Pipp-Siegel
8. Conceptualizations of Disorganization in the Preschool Years: An Integration, Teti
9. The Effects on Attachment of Overnight Visitation in Divorced and Separated Families: A Longitudinal Follow-Up, Solomon and George
10. Explaining Disorganized Attachment: Clues from Research on Mild-to-Moderately Undernourished Children in Chile, Waters and Valenzuela
IV. Adult and Clinical Applications
11. Disorganization of Attachment as a Model for Understanding Dissociative Psychopathology, Liotti
12. The Adult Attachment Projective: Disorganization of Adult Attachment at the Level of Representation, George, West, and Pettem
13. Attachment Quality in Young Children of Mentally Ill Mothers: Contribution of Maternal Caregiving Abilities and Foster Care Context, Jacobsen and Miller
14. Resolving the Past and Present: Relations with Attachment Organization, Pianta, Marvin, and Morog
Appendix: Summary of Procedures for Identifying and Rating Attachment Disorganization
Index

Table of Contents

Contents
I. The Etiology of Attachment Disorganization
1. The Place of Disorganization in Attachment Theory: Linking Classic Observations with Contemporary Findings, Solomon and George
2. A Relational Diathesis Model of Hostile-Helpless States of Mind: Expressions in Mother-Infant Interaction, Lyons-Ruth, Bronfman, and Atwood
3. Unresolved Loss and Infant Disorganization: Links to Frightening Maternal Behavior, Schuengel, Bakermans-Kranenburg, van IJzendoorn, and Blom
4. Individual and Physiological Correlates of Attachment Disorganization in Infancy, Spangler and Grossmann
II. Social and Cognitive Sequelae of Attachment Disorganization
5. Developmental Pathways from Infant Disorganization to Childhood Peer Relationships, Jacobvitz and Hazen
6. Disorganized Attachment and Developmental Risk at School Age, Moss, St-Laurent, and Parent
III. Attachment Disorganization in Atypical Populations: Methodological and Definitional Issues
7. Indices of Attachment Disorganization among Toddlers with Neurological and Non-Neurological Problems, Barnett, Hunt, Butler, McCaskill IV, Kaplan-Estrin, and Pipp-Siegel
8. Conceptualizations of Disorganization in the Preschool Years: An Integration, Teti
9. The Effects on Attachment of Overnight Visitation in Divorced and Separated Families: A Longitudinal Follow-Up, Solomon and George
10. Explaining Disorganized Attachment: Clues from Research on Mild-to-Moderately Undernourished Children in Chile, Waters and Valenzuela
IV. Adult and Clinical Applications
11. Disorganization of Attachment as a Model for Understanding Dissociative Psychopathology, Liotti
12. The Adult Attachment Projective: Disorganization of Adult Attachment at the Level of Representation, George, West, and Pettem
13. Attachment Quality in Young Children of Mentally Ill Mothers: Contribution of Maternal Caregiving Abilities and Foster Care Context, Jacobsen and Miller
14. Resolving the Past and Present: Relations with Attachment Organization, Pianta, Marvin, and Morog
Appendix: Summary of Procedures for Identifying and Rating Attachment Disorganization
Index

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