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 relation between attachment and other developmental influences. *Nearly a decade's worth of theoretical and empirical advances.
|Publisher:||Guilford Publications, Inc.|
|Edition description:||Third Edition|
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About the Author
Jude Cassidy, PhD, is Distinguished Scholar-Teacher and Professor of Psychology at the University of Maryland, College Park, and Director of the Maryland Child and Family Development Laboratory. Her research interests include socioemotional development from infancy through adolescence, with an emphasis on attachment and family relationships; social, cognitive, and regulatory mechanisms through which children’s early family experiences come to influence later well-being and relationships; and early intervention designed to reduce the risk of insecure attachment and mental disorders. Her research has been funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and the Zanvyl and Isabelle Krieger Fund. Dr. Cassidy serves as coeditor of the journal Attachment and Human Development and is on the editorial boards of Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology and Infant Mental Health Journal. She is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science and the American Psychological Association (APA), and received the Boyd R. McCandless Young Scientist Award from APA Division 7 (Developmental Psychology). Phillip R. Shaver, PhD, is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of California, Davis. He has published several books, including Handbook of Attachment, Third Edition, and over 250 journal articles and book chapters. Dr. Shaver's research focuses on attachment, human motivation and emotion, close relationships, personality development, and the effects of meditation on behavior and brain. He is a fellow of both the American Psychological Association and the Association for Psychological Science, and has served as executive officer of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology (SESP) and as president of the International Association for Relationship Research (IARR). Dr. Shaver is a recipient of Distinguished Career Awards from the SESP, the IARR, and the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, and an honorary doctorate from the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Stockholm, Sweden.
Table of Contents
I. Overview of Attachment Theory 1. The Nature of the Child's Ties, Jude Cassidy 2. Attachment Disruptions, Reparative Processes, and Psychopathology: Theoretical and Clinical Implications, Roger Kobak, Kristyn Zajac, & Stephanie D. Madsen 3. Attachment, Loss, and Grief: Bowlby's Views, New Developments, and Current Controversies, R. Chris Fraley & Phillip R. Shaver 4. The Internal Working Model Construct in Light of Contemporary Neuroimaging Research, Inge Bretherton & Kristine A. Munholland II. Biological Perspectives 5. Attachment Theory within a Modern Evolutionary Framework, Jeffry A. Simpson & Jay Belsky 6. Psychobiological Origins of Infant Attachment and Its Role in Development, H. Jonathan Polan & Myron A. Hofer 7. Attachment in Rhesus Monkeys, Stephen J. Suomi 8. Attachment, Parenting, and Genetics, Marian J. Bakermans-Kranenburg and Marinus H. van IJzendoorn 9. Attachment and Psychoneuroimmunology, Katherine B. Ehrlich, Gregory E. Miller, Jason D. Jones, & Jude Cassidy 10. Attachment and Temperament as Intersecting Developmental Products and Interacting Developmental Contexts Throughout Infancy and Childhood, Brian E. Vaughn & Kelly K. Bost 11. Studying the Biology of Human Attachment, Amie A. Hane & Nathan A. Fox 12. Toward a Neuroscience of Attachment, James A. Coan III. Attachment in Infancy and Childhood 13. Normative Development: The Ontogeny of Attachment in Childhood, Robert S. Marvin, Preston A. Britner, & Beth S. Russell 14. Precursors of Attachment Security, R. M. Pasco Fearon & Jay Belsky 15. Attachment Relationships in the Context of Multiple Caregivers, Carollee Howes & Susan Spieker 16. Early Attachment and Later Development: Reframing the Questions, Ross A. Thompson 17. Attachment in Middle Childhood, Kathryn A. Kerns & Laura E. Brumariu 18. The Measurement of Attachment Security and Related Constructs in Infancy and Early Childhood, Judith Solomon & Carol George IV. Attachment in Adolescence and Adulthood 19. The Multiple Facets of Attachment in Adolescence, Joseph P. Allen & Joseph S. Tan 20. Pair Bonds as Attachments: Mounting Evidence in Support of Bowlby's Hypothesis, Debra M. Zeifman & Cindy Hazan 21. Adult Romantic Attachment: Developments in the Study of Couple Relationships, Judith A. Feeney 22. Attachment and Sexual Mating: The Joint Operation of Separate Motivational Systems, Gurit E. Birnbaum 23. Same-Sex Romantic Attachment, Jonathan J. Mohr & Skyler D. Jackson 24. Adult Attachment and Emotion Regulation, Mario Mikulincer & Phillip R. Shaver 25. Attachment in Middle and Later Life, Carol Magai, Maria Teresa Frías, & Phillip R. Shaver 26. The Adult Attachment Interview: Protocol, Method of Analysis, and Empirical Studies: 1985-2015, Erik Hesse 27. Measurement of Individual Differences in Adult Attachment, Judith A. Crowell, R. Chris Fraley, & Glenn I. Roisman V. Psychopathology and Clinical Applications 28. Attachment and Psychopathology in Childhood, Michelle DeKlyen & Mark T. Greenberg 29. Attachment Disorganization from Infancy to Adulthood: Neurobiological Correlates, Parenting Contexts, and Pathways to Disorder, Karlen Lyons-Ruth & Deborah Jacobvitz 30. Challenges to the Development of Attachment Relationships Faced by Young Children in Foster and Adoptive Care, Mary Dozier & Michael Rutter 31. Attachment States of Mind and Psychopathology in Adulthood, K. Chase Stovall-McClough & Mary Dozier 32. Prevention and Intervention Programs to Support Early Attachment Security: A Move to the Level of the Community, Lisa J. Berlin, Charles H. Zeanah, & Alicia F. Lieberman 33. Attachment and Adult Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, and Practice, Arietta Slade 34. Reconciling Psychoanalytic Ideas with Attachment Theory, Peter Fonagy, Patrick Luyten, Elizabeth Allison, & Chloe Campbell 35. Couple and Family Therapy: An Attachment Perspective, Audrey Brassard & Susan M. Johnson VI. Systems, Culture, and Context 36. Caregiving, Brooke C. Feeney & Susan S. Woodhouse 37. Cross-Cultural Patterns of Attachment: Universal and Contextual Dimensions, Judi Mesman, Marinus H. van IJzendoorn, & Abraham Sagi-Schwartz 38. A Lifespan Perspective on Attachment and Care for Others: Empathy, Altruism, and Prosocial Behavior, Phillip R. Shaver, Mario Mikulincer, Jacquelyn T. Gross, Jessica A. Stern, & Jude Cassidy 39. Attachment and Religious Representations and Behavior, Pehr Granqvist & Lee A. Kirkpatrick 40. Divorce through the Lens of Attachment Theory, Brooke C. Feeney & Joan K. Monin 41. Attachment and School Readiness, Amanda P. Williford, Lauren M. Carter, & Robert C. Pianta 42. Implications of Attachment Theory and Research for Child Care Policies, Michael Rutter & Camilla Azis-Clauson VII. Perspectives on Attachment 43. The Place of Attachment in Development, L. Alan Sroufe
Researchers and students in developmental, social, and clinical psychology and family studies; mental health practitioners working with children and adults. Serves as a supplemental text in graduate-level courses.