A HISTORY OF THE THEORY OF PRENATAL ATTACHMENT.

@article{Brandon2009AHO,
  title={A HISTORY OF THE THEORY OF PRENATAL ATTACHMENT.},
  author={Anna R. Brandon and Sandra Kaye Pitts and Wayne H. Denton and Claude Allen Stringer and Herbert M. Evans},
  journal={Journal of prenatal & perinatal psychology & health},
  year={2009},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={
          201-222
        }
}
John Bowlby's theory of human attachment has become widely applied across disciplines and across the stages of human development. This discussion explores the evolution of an application of Bowlby's theory to the experience of pregnancy, from both maternal and paternal perspectives. Although the theoretical construct of maternal fetal attachment (MFA) requires continued theoretically-driven research, existing studies have associated this proposed construct with health behaviors, marital… CONTINUE READING

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