Examining relations among attachment, religiosity, and new age spirituality using the Adult Attachment Interview.

  title={Examining relations among attachment, religiosity, and new age spirituality using the Adult Attachment Interview.},
  author={Pehr Granqvist and Tord Ivarsson and Anders G. Broberg and Berit Hagekull},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  volume={43 3},
This study was the first to examine relations between attachment and religion-spirituality in adults using a developmentally validated attachment assessment, the Adult Attachment Interview. Security of attachment was expected to be linked to a religiosity-spirituality that is socially based on the parental relationships and reflects extrapolation of attachment experiences with sensitive parents to perceived relationships with a loving God. Insecurity of attachment was expected to be related to… 

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