Assessing children's representational attachment models: links to mother-child attachment quality in infancy and childhood.

@article{Ziegenhain1999AssessingCR,
  title={Assessing children's representational attachment models: links to mother-child attachment quality in infancy and childhood.},
  author={U Ziegenhain and Teresa Jacobsen},
  journal={The Journal of genetic psychology},
  year={1999},
  volume={160 1},
  pages={22-30}
}
The authors examined whether the finding of a correspondence between specific behavioral patterns of attachment in infancy and childhood and specific representational patterns in childhood could be replicated using children's responses to a story depicting an imagined parent-child separation experience. The participants were 33 German mothers and their children (16 girls, 17 boys). Attachment quality was assessed via standard and exploratory attachment observations at ages 12 months, 18 months… CONTINUE READING

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