ERIC Number: EJ632187
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Attachment Injuries in Couple Relationships: A New Perspective on Impasses in Couples Therapy.
Johnson, Susan M.; Makinen, Judy A.; Millikin, John W.
Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, v27 n2 p145-55 Apr 2001
Identifies and operationalizes construct of attachment injury, an injury that occurs when one partner violates the expectation that the other will offer comfort in times of danger or distress. This incident becomes a clinically recurring theme and creates an impasse that blocks relationship repair in couples therapy. (BF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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