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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
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|Description:||xi, 193 p. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||What is attachment? : the study of emotional ties --
Babies, history, war, and politics : early work on the attachment concept --
The growth of attachment theory : connecting ideas through research --
Attachment, age, and change : emotional ties from birth to parenthood --
Family, experiences, and outcomes : what difference does attachment history make? --
Attachment, mental health, and psychotherapy : emotional ties and emotional disturbance --
What everybody knows : popular views of attachment --
New directions : parents, children, and attachment concepts.
"Clear, concise and engaging, Jean Mercer's Understanding Attachment is a trustworthy guide for any reader who wants to learn about what the author calls 'the most important way of thinking of