Attachment and emotion in school-aged children.

  title={Attachment and emotion in school-aged children.},
  author={Jessica L. Borelli and Michael J. Crowley and Daryn H. David and David A. Sbarra and George M Anderson and Linda C. Mayes},
  volume={10 4},
One of the primary functions of the attachment behavioral system is to regulate emotional experience under conditions of threat. Although research supports this association among infants and adults, few studies examine the relation between emotion and attachment in middle childhood. This study examined the concurrent associations among children's attachment organization and three indices of emotion reactivity/regulation: self- and parent-assessments of emotion, neuroendocrine reactivity, and… 

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