Changes in Adult Attachment Styles in American College Students Over Time

@article{Konrath2014ChangesIA,
  title={Changes in Adult Attachment Styles in American College Students Over Time},
  author={S. Konrath and W. Chopik and Courtney Hsing and E. O’Brien},
  journal={Personality and Social Psychology Review},
  year={2014},
  volume={18},
  pages={326 - 348}
}
The current article examines changes over time in a commonly used measure of adult attachment style. A cross-temporal meta-analysis was conducted on 94 samples of American college students (total N = 25,243, between 1988 and 2011) who chose the most representative description of four possible attachment styles (Secure, Dismissing, Preoccupied, and Fearful) on the Relationship Questionnaire. The percentage of students with Secure attachment styles has decreased in recent years (1988: 48.98… Expand
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