Attachment Issues in Psychopathology and Intervention by Leslie Atkinson, Susan Goldberg

By Leslie Atkinson, Susan Goldberg

To be a person (or certainly to be a primate) is to be hooked up to different fellow beings in relationships, from infancy on. This ebook examines what occurs whilst the mechanisms of early attachment move awry, whilst caregiver and baby don't shape a dating during which the kid unearths safety in occasions of uncertainty and rigidity. even supposing John Bowlby, a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, initially formulated attachment concept for the explicit goal of figuring out psychopathology around the lifestyles span, the concept that of attachment used to be first followed by way of psychologists learning commonplace improvement. in recent times, clinicians have rediscovered the possibility of attachment conception to aid them comprehend psychological/psychiatric disturbance, a possible that has now been amplified through many years of study on ordinary improvement. Attachment concerns in Psychopathology and Intervention is the 1st publication to provide a entire assessment of the results of present attachment learn and conception for conceptualizing psychopathology and making plans potent intervention efforts. It usefully integrates attachment concerns into different frameworks in which psychopathology has been defined and issues new instructions for research. The members, who contain a few of the significant architects of attachment conception, hyperlink what we have now discovered approximately attachment to problems around the lifestyles span, comparable to failure to thrive, social withdrawal, aggression, anxiousness, melancholy, bipolar illness, dissociation, trauma, schizo-affective ailment, narcissistic character affliction, consuming issues, and comorbid problems. whereas all chapters are illuminated through wealthy case examples and talk about intervention at size, part concentration exclusively on interventions trained through attachment conception, resembling toddler-parent psychotherapy and emotionally targeted remedy. psychological overall healthiness pros and researchers alike will locate a lot during this e-book to stimulate and facilitate potent new methods to their paintings.

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