Toward an architecture of attachment disorganization: John Bowlby’s published and unpublished reflections

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Solomon, Judith ; Duschinsky, Robbie ; Bakkum, Lianne ; Schuengel, Carlo (2017)
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Journal: Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, volume 22, issue 4, pages 539-560 (issn: 1359-1045, eissn: 1461-7021)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1177/1359104517721959, doi: 10.17863/CAM.11315, pmc: PMC5639950
  • Subject: Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health | Clinical Psychology | Special Section: The Clinical Application of Attachment Theory and Research - Part 4 | Attachment | Bowlby | conflict behavior | disorganization | fear | Psychiatry and Mental health

This article examines the construct of disorganized attachment originally proposed by Main and Solomon (1990), developing some new conjectures based on inspiration from a largely-unknown source: John Bowlby’s unpublished texts, housed at the Wellcome Trust Library Archi... View more