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ERIC Number: EJ775984
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 16
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 64
ISSN: ISSN-1520-3247
Adolescent Attachment Representations and Development in a Risk Sample
Carlivati, Jill; Collins, W. Andrew
New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, n117 p91-106 Fall 2007
The focus of this chapter is continuity and change in attachment representations in a sample at risk because of early poverty. Its particular emphasis is adolescence and reasons that adolescence may be a period of attachment security change in the at-risk population. The authors begin with an overview of key issues in adolescent attachment, reflecting conclusions drawn from the relatively small literature. With this background, they examine attachment stability and change in a risk sample of individuals followed from birth to age twenty-eight, the at-risk sample of the Minnesota Longitudinal Study of Risk and Adaptation, proposing explanations for the observed patterns of relationship behaviors with varied partners from infancy to adulthood. In the final section, they outline some features of a framework for future research on attachment in the heterogeneous adolescent population.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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