Attachment in families with Huntington's disease. A paradigm in clinical genetics.

@article{Meer2006AttachmentIF,
  title={Attachment in families with Huntington's disease. A paradigm in clinical genetics.},
  author={Lucienne B. van der Meer and Reinier Timman and Wim Trijsburg and Marleen Duisterhof and Ruud A. M. Erdman and Th{\'e}r{\`e}se van Elderen and Aad Tibben},
  journal={Patient education and counseling},
  year={2006},
  volume={63 1-2},
  pages={246-54}
}
OBJECTIVE Based on the premise that attachment experiences lead to a working model for social relationships throughout life, this study investigates if there is a difference between adult attachment representations in individuals who were brought up by a parent with Huntington's disease (HD), compared to a non-clinical population. Specific events in the parents' disease process, especially those leading to trauma and loss will receive attention. METHODS Using the Adult Attachment Interview… CONTINUE READING