Crittenden's Dynamic-Maturational Model of Attachment and Adaptation

Landa, Sophie and Duschinsky, Robbie (2013) Crittenden's Dynamic-Maturational Model of Attachment and Adaptation. Review of General Psychology, 17 (3). pp. 326-338. ISSN 1939-1552

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This article undertakes a systematic exposition and analysis of Patricia Crittenden's dynamic-maturational model of attachment and adaptation. It traces Crittenden's information-processing model of attachment behavior to her work with Mary Ainsworth, and shows how this account came to underpin her integration of insights from cognitive science with developmental psychology. The article draws surprising conclusions regarding the differences between the dynamic-maturational model and mainstream attachment theory, clarifying the meaning of contested concepts and identifying important flaws in previous interpretations of Crittenden's work.}

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: attachment, Crittenden, dynamic-maturational model, information processing, trauma
Subjects: L300 Sociology
L900 Others in Social studies
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing
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Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2013 10:13
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2019 14:37

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