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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 21 new and published books in the subject of Attachment — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. John Bowlby and Attachment Theory

    2nd Edition

    By Jerry Holmes, Jeremy Holmes

    Series: Makers of Modern Psychotherapy

    Second edition, completely revised and updated John Bowlby is one of the outstanding psychological theorists of the twentieth century. This new edition of John Bowlby and Attachment Theory is both a biographical account of Bowlby and his ideas and an up-to-date introduction to contemporary...

    Published January 8th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Attachment Theory in Adult Mental Health

    A guide to clinical practice

    Edited by Adam N. Danquah, Katherine Berry

    In the fifty years since its inception, John Bowlby’s attachment theory has been powerfully influential on developmental psychology and, more recently, mental health. Bringing together the experience of a diverse range of mental health practitioners and researchers who routinely use attachment...

    Published September 17th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Understanding Adult Attachment in Family Relationships

    Research, Assessment and Intervention

    By Antonia Bifulco, Geraldine Thomas

    Attachment theory has become a key focus of both research and practice in understanding and treating psychological and social risk for marital and relationship problems, parenting and clinical disorders. In particular, adult attachment style is a key explanatory factor for understanding problems in...

    Published September 25th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Emerging Topics on Father Attachment

    Considerations in Theory, Context and Development

    Edited by Lisa A. Newland, Harry S. Freeman, Diana D. Coyl

    This book is the first of its kind to focus specifically on children’s attachment to fathers, and explores the connections among fathering, family dynamics, and attachment relationships. It includes theoretical, methodological and research reports written by an interdisciplinary group of...

    Published November 27th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Recovering Intimacy in Love Relationships

    A Clinician's Guide

    Edited by Jon Carlson, Len Sperry

    Series: Family Therapy and Counseling

    The loss of intimacy is one of the most difficult—but also one of the most common—factors in the destruction of any relationship. Recovering Intimacy in Love Relationships lays out practical, evidence-based guidelines on which clinicians can depend as they wade through the intense emotions and...

    Published July 6th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Attachment

    Expanding the Cultural Connections

    Edited by Phyllis Erdman, Kok-Mun Ng

    Series: Family Therapy and Counseling

    Attachment: Expanding the Cultural Connections is an exciting exploration of the latest trends in the theory and application of attachment within cross-cultural settings. The book's insightful analysis, remarkable case studies, and groundbreaking research make it essential reading...

    Published May 17th 2010 by Routledge

  7. The Wellbeing of Children in Care

    A New Approach for Improving Developmental Outcomes

    By Kwame Owusu-Bempah

    Because of their previous damaging experiences, many children and young people enter the care system having already developed emotional problems or at a greater risk of developing them. However, in addition to this, research and experience consistently show that being in care is likely to aggravate...

    Published April 29th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Promoting Positive Parenting

    An Attachment-Based Intervention

    Edited by Femmie Juffer, Marian J. Bakermans-Kranenburg, Marinus H. van Ijzendoorn

    Series: Monographs in Parenting Series

    This book illuminates the successful implementations of one of the few evidence-based parenting intervention programs. More than 20 years ago the editors began experimenting with videotaping parental behavior in order to enhance parents' sensitivity to their children’s signals. This new book...

    Published July 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  9. Children and Separation

    Socio-Genealogical Connectedness Perspective

    By Kwame Owusu-Bempah

    Childhood separation and loss have become virtually a way of life for a large number of children throughout the world. Children separated from their genetic parent(s) and consequently their genealogical, social and cultural roots due to processes such as adoption, parental divorce/separation, donor...

    Published June 27th 2007 by Routledge

  10. The Making and Breaking of Affectional Bonds

    By John Bowlby

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Helping both parents and psychologists to arrive at a better understanding of the inner emotional world of the infant, this selection of key lectures by Bowlby includes the seminal one that gives the volume its title. Informed by wide clinical experience, and written with the author's...

    Published September 7th 2005 by Routledge