Personal relatedness and attachment in infants of mothers with borderline personality disorder.

@article{Hobson2005PersonalRA,
  title={Personal relatedness and attachment in infants of mothers with borderline personality disorder.},
  author={Richard Hobson and M P Patrick and Lisa E Crandell and Rosa Mar{\'i}a Garc{\'i}a-P{\'e}rez and Anthony J. T. Lee},
  journal={Development and psychopathology},
  year={2005},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={
          329-47
        }
}
The principal aim of this study was to assess personal relatedness and attachment patterns in 12-month-old infants of mothers with borderline personality disorder (BPD). We also evaluated maternal intrusive insensitivity toward the infants in semistructured play. We videotaped 10 mother-infant dyads with borderline mothers and 22 dyads where the mothers were free from psychopathology, in three different settings: a modification of Winnicott's Set Situation in which infants faced an initially… CONTINUE READING

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