Attachment Style, Spirituality, and Depressive Symptoms Among Individuals in Substance Abuse Treatment

@article{Daz2014AttachmentSS,
  title={Attachment Style, Spirituality, and Depressive Symptoms Among Individuals in Substance Abuse Treatment},
  author={Naelys D{\'i}az and Eloise Gail Horton and Tammy Malloy},
  journal={Journal of Social Service Research},
  year={2014},
  volume={40},
  pages={313 - 324}
}
ABSTRACT. Adult attachment styles and spirituality have been shown to be protective factors against depressive symptoms among individuals in treatment for substance use disorders. However, no studies to date have examined how these two factors simultaneously are related to depressive symptomatology in this population. Thus, this study aimed to examine how adult attachment styles (secure vs. insecure attachment styles) and 2 distinct spirituality dimensions (existential purpose and meaning in… 
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