Adult attachment, working models, and relationship quality in dating couples.

@article{Collins1990AdultAW,
  title={Adult attachment, working models, and relationship quality in dating couples.},
  author={N. Collins and S. Read},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={1990},
  volume={58 4},
  pages={
          644-63
        }
}
  • N. Collins, S. Read
  • Published 1990
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of personality and social psychology
  • Three studies were conducted to examine the correlates of adult attachment. In Study 1, an 18-item scale to measure adult attachment style dimensions was developed based on Kazan and Shaver's (1987) categorical measure. Factor analyses revealed three dimensions underlying this measure: the extent to which an individual is comfortable with closeness, feels he or she can depend on others, and is anxious or fearful about such things as being abandoned or unloved. Study 2 explored the relation… CONTINUE READING
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