Adult attachment style. I: Its relationship to clinical depression

  title={Adult attachment style. I: Its relationship to clinical depression},
  author={Antonia Bifulco and Patricia M. Moran and Caroline Ball and Odette Bernazzani},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
Background Although there are an increasing number of studies showing an association of adult attachment style to depressive disorder, such studies have rarely utilised epidemiological approaches with large community-based series and have relied heavily on brief self-report measurement of both attachment style and symptoms. The result is a wide inconsistency in the type of insecure style shown to relate to disorder. The present study examined adult attachment style in a high-risk community… CONTINUE READING

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