Disorganized Attachment and Caregiving by Judith SolomonDisorganized Attachment and Caregiving by Judith Solomon

Disorganized Attachment and Caregiving

byJudith SolomonEditorCarol George

Hardcover | March 25, 2011

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From leading authorities, this volume provides a state-of-the-art examination of disorganized attachment: what it is, how it can be identified, and its links to behavioral problems and psychological difficulties in childhood and beyond. The editors offer a fresh perspective on disorganized attachment, not as a characteristic of the infant or child but as the product of a dysregulated and disorganized parent-child relationship. They present cutting-edge research and exemplary treatment approaches. With attention to the subjective experiences of both mothers and children, the book shows how focusing on the caregiving system can advance research and clinical practice.
Carol George, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at Mills College in Oakland, California. She has been at the forefront of developing attachment assessments for children and adults, including the Attachment Doll Play Projective Assessment, the Caregiving Interview, the Adult Attachment Interview, and the AAP. Dr. George has authored numer...
Title:Disorganized Attachment and CaregivingFormat:HardcoverDimensions:427 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:March 25, 2011Publisher:Guilford PublicationsLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

I. Core Questions: Etiology, Continuity, and Developmental Transformation1. The Disorganized Attachment-Caregiving System: Dysregulation of Adaptive Processes at Multiple Levels,Judith SolomonandCarol George2. Disorganization of Maternal Caregiving across Two Generations: The Origins of Caregiving Helplessness,Judith SolomonandCarol George3. Understanding Disorganized Attachment at Preschool and School Age: Examining Divergent Pathways of Disorganized and Controlling Children,Ellen Moss, Jean-François Bureau, Diane St-Laurent,andGeorge M. Tarabulsy4. Continuity and Change in Unresolved Classifications of Adult Attachment Interviews with Low-Income Mothers,Susan Spieker, Elizabeth M. Nelson, Michelle DeKlyen, Sandra N. Jolley,andLisa Mennet5. Genetic and Environmental Determinants of Attachment Disorganization,Gottfried SpanglerII. New Directions6. Caregiving Helplessness: The Development of a Screening Measure for Disorganized Maternal Caregiving,Carol GeorgeandJudith Solomon7. Pathways from Disorganized Attachment to Later Social-Emotional Problems: The Role of Gender and Parent-Child Interaction Patterns,Nancy L. Hazen, Deborah Jacobvitz, Kristina N. Higgins, Sydnye Allen,andMi Kyoung Jin8. Disorganized Attachment Behavior Observed in Adolescence: Validation in Relation to Adult Attachment Interview Classifications at Age 25,Katherine H. Hennighausen, Jean-François Bureau, Daryn H. David, Bjarne M. Holmes,andKarlen Lyons-Ruth9. Maternal Solicitousness and Attachment Disorganization among Toddlers with a Congenital Anomaly,Douglas Barnett, Melissa Kaplan-Estrin, Julie Braciszewski, Lesley Hetterscheidt, Jaclyn Issner,andChristine M. ButlerIII. Clinical Applications10. Viewing Young Foster Children's Responses to Visits through the Lens of Maternal Containment: Implications for Attachment Disorganization,Teresa OstlerandWendy Haight11. An Exploratory Investigation of the Relationships among Representational Security, Disorganization, and Behavior Ratings in Maltreated Children,Linda WebsterandRachelle Kisst Hackett12. The Circle of Security Intervention: Using the Therapeutic Relationship to Ameliorate Attachment Security in Disorganized Dyads,Caroline A. Zanetti, Bert Powell, Glen Cooper,andKent Hoffman13. Attachment Disorganization in Borderline Personality Disorder and Anxiety Disorder,Anna BuchheimandCarol George14. Attachment Disorganization and the Clinical Dialogue: Theme and Variations,Giovanni Liotti