The legacy of early attachments.

@article{Thompson2000TheLO,
  title={The legacy of early attachments.},
  author={R. Alan Thompson},
  journal={Child development},
  year={2000},
  volume={71 1},
  pages={
          145-52
        }
}
  • R. Thompson
  • Published 2000
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Child development
The impact of early close relationships on psychological development is one of the enduring questions of developmental psychology that is addressed by attachment theory and research. This essay evaluates what has been learned, and offers ideas for future research, by examining the origins of continuity and change in the security of attachment early in life, and its prediction of later behavior. The discussion evaluates research on the impact of changing family circumstances and quality of care… Expand
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