A Secure Base: Parent-Child Attachment and Healthy Human Development

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The world-famous psychiatrist and author of the classic works Attachment, Separation, and Loss offers important guidelines for child rearing based on the crucial role of early intimate relationships....

Title:A Secure Base: Parent-Child Attachment and Healthy Human Development
Edition Language:English

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  • Spaghettitoes

    I was expecting a bit more of the actual theory of attachment instead of the history of it but it was helpful in understanding the theory and its development, interesting and well written. Oh and if y...

  • Sophia

    As goodreads suggests for two stars "it was ok". I was torn between 2 and 3.On the one hand, it is a well written collection of essays on attatchment theory. It is fairly well explained, there are a l...

  • Rika

    Bowlby presented his theory very convincingly in this book. This is the book that has opened my eyes about what makes a good theory and how to build a strong scientific argument. I've already heard an...

  • Kevin

    The book is a series of lectures given by the father of attachment theory. Though a great deal more research had taken places in the last 20+ years, Bowlby's conclusions are still both correct and imp...

  • J?nis Ekmanis

    Gari, ar atkārtošanos (par to ir brīdinājums ievadā - šī grāmata ir lekciju apkopojums), taču sniedz pietiekami daudz informācijas par piesaistes teorijas rašanās vēsturi un pamatiem....

  • Bookbliss

    Excellent and well written. Allows an understanding of pervasive psychological issues affecting everyone in one way or another. Recommended for anyone who was or plans to have a child....

  • Carl

    Classic book by another famous name in psychology. Bowlby's theories in this book are some of the cornerstones of child psychology. Certainly a must read for a students of psychology....

  • Niamh Dempsey

    This is excellent. It is a series of essays that outlines Bowlby's theories of attachment styles and their determinants. He explains succinctly the shortcomings of Freud's theory of energy and develop...

  • Michael

    An easily digestible introduction to Attachment Theory by its principle originator. Whilst Bowlby's background was in psychoanalysis, he eschewed the Freudian concepts of developmental stages and of t...

  • Jeff

    This book should be required reading for expecting new parents! If everyone could only understand what the alternatives to stable attachment are, a lifetime of suffering, surely the world could be tra...