ERIC Number: EJ611900
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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The Stability of Attachment Security from Infancy to Adolescence and Early Adulthood: General Introduction.
Waters, Everett; Hamilton, Claire E.; Weinfield, Nancy S.
Child Development, v71 n3 p678-83 May-Jun 2000
Highlights three longitudinal studies examining the hypothesis that attachment security during infancy influences individual differences and adult representations of attachment. Notes that attachment security was significantly stable in two studies, with discontinuity in all three studies related to negative life events and circumstances. Discusses mechanisms underlying stability and instability of attachment security. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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