Chapter 6. Secure and Insecure Attachments in the Formation of the Self

  1. Felicity de Zulueta

Published Online: 9 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713167.ch6

From Pain to Violence: The Traumatic Roots of Destructiveness, Second Edition

From Pain to Violence: The Traumatic Roots of Destructiveness, Second Edition

How to Cite

de Zulueta, F. (2006) Secure and Insecure Attachments in the Formation of the Self, in From Pain to Violence: The Traumatic Roots of Destructiveness, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470713167.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470019368

Online ISBN: 9780470713167

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Keywords:

  • violent behaviour;
  • caregivers;
  • psychological defence mechanism;
  • biological system;
  • behaviour systems

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Attachment Relations, Working Models and Violence

  • Attachment Disorganisation and Dissociation

  • The Importance of Shame for Attachment Regulation and Violence

  • Nature Versus Nurture

  • Attachment Relations and the Adult Attachment Interview

  • Reflective Function and the Potential for Violence

  • Internal Working Models and the Potential for Change

  • Conclusion