Chapter 15. The Neural Self: The Neurobiology of Attachment

  1. Phil Rich EdD, MSW

Published Online: 9 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713556.ch15

Attachment and Sexual Offending: Understanding and Applying Attachment Theory to the Treatment of Juvenile Sexual Offenders

Attachment and Sexual Offending: Understanding and Applying Attachment Theory to the Treatment of Juvenile Sexual Offenders

How to Cite

Rich, P. (2008) The Neural Self: The Neurobiology of Attachment, in Attachment and Sexual Offending: Understanding and Applying Attachment Theory to the Treatment of Juvenile Sexual Offenders, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470713556.ch15

Author Information

  1. Clinical Director, Stetson School, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470091067

Online ISBN: 9780470713556

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Keywords:

  • neural self;
  • neurobiology;
  • developmental neurology;
  • psychological and social experience;
  • brain development and functioning

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Nature and Nurture: The Assemblage of Attachment and Neurology

  • Interactive Neurology: The Brain and the Social World

  • The Use-Defined Brain

  • The Role of Attachment in Neurological Development

  • Normative Brain Development

  • Abuse Affected Neural Development

  • The Stressed Brain

  • Attachment and the Stressed Brain

  • The Adaptive Brain

  • Attachment and the Associational Cortex

  • Bilateral Integration and Attachment Styles

  • Attachment, Attunement, And Neurochemical Bonding

  • Attachment, Self-Regulation, and Narrative Coherence

  • Emotional Learning and Memory, and Behavior: The Conditioning of the Brain

  • The Emotional Brain

  • The Adolescent Brain

  • The Neural Self

  • Conclusion: The Changeable Brain