ERIC Number: EJ586536
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Mothers' Representations of Their Relationships with Their Toddlers: Links to Adult Attachment and Observed Mothering.
Slade, Arietta; Belsky, Jay; Aber, J. Lawrence; Phelps, June L.
Developmental Psychology, v35 n3 p611-19 May 1999
Studied 125 mothers and firstborn sons over 11-month period to examine relations between mothers' representations of their relationships with their children, adult representations of attachment, and observed mothering. Findings revealed significant relationship between mothers' representations of relationships with their children and adult representations of attachment. Mothers scoring higher on joy-pleasure/coherence engaged in less negative and more positive mothering. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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