Affect, attachment, memory: contributions toward psychobiologic integration.

  title={Affect, attachment, memory: contributions toward psychobiologic integration.},
  author={Fari Amini and Tanya Lewis and Richard A. Lannon and Adam Louie and G Baumbacher and Tony McGuinness and Elizabeth Zirker Schiff},
  volume={59 3},
Recent decades have seen a marked expansion in knowledge regarding human neurophysiology, and psychiatry is currently challenged with the task of integrating this information with a psychodynamic understanding of emotional life. In this paper we review portions of the relevant literature regarding the basic brain functions of affect, memory, and attachment, and we consider the implications of these data for integrated psychobiologic conceptualizations of emotional dysfunction and its treatment… CONTINUE READING
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