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Handbook of Attachment : Theory, Research, and Clinical Applications (Hardcover)
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Widely regarded as the attachment "bible," this handbook artfully 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 adult 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.
Number of Pages: 1068
Genre: Psychology, Medical, Social Science
Sub-Genre: Social Work, Psychiatry / Child + Adolescent, Developmental / Child
Publisher: Guilford Pubn
Street Date: July 19, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-16-2429
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