Attachment in Middle Childhood: Progress and Prospects.

@article{Bosmans2015AttachmentIM,
  title={Attachment in Middle Childhood: Progress and Prospects.},
  author={Guy Bosmans and Kathryn Kerns},
  journal={New directions for child and adolescent development},
  year={2015},
  volume={2015 148},
  pages={
          1-14
        }
}
Contrary to the substantial amount of research on infant, preschool, adolescent, and adult attachment, middle childhood has long been neglected by the international attachment research community. In the past two decades, however, there has been a steep increase in research focusing on middle childhood attachment. This article provides an overview of past research, with a focus on the characteristics of secure versus insecure attachment at this age period, and an understanding of the different… CONTINUE READING
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