Patterns of Attachment : A Psychological Study of the Strange Situation.pdf
Written by the founding mother of attachment theory, Patterns of Attachment is a truly groundbreaking book that solidified and popularized Mary D. Salter Ainsworth's Strange Situation procedure and classification system. This long overdue Classic Edition will be introduced by Ainsworth's co-authors who will describe how Patterns of Attachment became a singular landmark in the field. They'll trace the significance of Ainsworth's work to the history of attachment theory and show how her contributions have influenced research on attachment across the lifespan, developmental psychopathology, cross-cultural studies, public policy and more.
Classic Edition Introduction Part I: Introduction 1. Theoretical Background Part II: Method 2. Procedures 3. Measures and Methods of Assessment Part III: Results 4. Descriptive Account of Behavior in Each Episode 5. Normative Trends across Episodes 6. An Examination of the Classificatory System: A Multiple Discriminate Function Analysis 7. Relationships between Infant Behavior in the Strange Situation and at Home 8. Relationships between Infant Behavior in the Strange Situation and Maternal Behavior at Home 9. A Review of Strange-Situation Studies of One-Year-Olds 10. A Review of Strange-Situation Studies of Two- to Four-Year-Olds 11. The Effects of Repetition of the Strange Situation 12. Subgroups and Their Usefulness Part IV: Discussion 13. Discussion of Normative Issues 14. Individual Differences: In Light of Contrasting Paradigms 15. An Interpretation of Individual Differences