Attachment and development: A prospective, longitudinal study from birth to adulthood

  title={Attachment and development: A prospective, longitudinal study from birth to adulthood},
  author={L. Sroufe},
  journal={Attachment & Human Development},
  pages={349 - 367}
  • L. Sroufe
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Attachment & Human Development
  • Abstract There is much to digest in a 30 year longitudinal study of the developing person (Sroufe, Egeland, Carlson, & Collins, 2005a). The following paper summarizes some key points regarding the place of infant attachment in the developmental course. It is argued that understanding the role of attachment entails grasping the organizational nature of the attachment construct and embracing a non-linear transactional model. Using such concepts, attachment history was shown in the Minnesota study… CONTINUE READING
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