Attachment Theory , Psychoanalysis , Personality Development , and Psychopathology

  title={Attachment Theory , Psychoanalysis , Personality Development , and Psychopathology},
  author={. D. Blatt},
  • . D. Blatt
  • Published 2002
psychoanalytic theory have both emerged from an object-relations tradition in which psychological development is viewed as occurring in an interpersonal matrix. Despite its historical links with psychoanalysis, especially an object relations perspective, attachment theory has been pursued primarily by investigators in developmental psychology concerned about normal development, influenced by concepts from ethology, rather than from psychoanalytic theory. Additionally, until recently… CONTINUE READING