Chapter 2. The Foundations of Attachment: Attunement and Human Connection

  1. Phil Rich EdD, MSW

Published Online: 9 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713556.ch2

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. (2005) The Foundations of Attachment: Attunement and Human Connection, 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.ch2

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:

  • learning and self-regulation;
  • synchronous relationship;
  • regulatory theory;
  • theories of psychological development;
  • psychoanalysis

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Development and Origins of Attachment Theory

  • Attachment Theory and Object Relations

  • Interacting Behavioral Systems

  • Developmental Pathways in The Rearing Environment

  • Precursors to Attachment: Infant-Caregiver Communication

  • Conclusion: Attachment, Attunement, and Connection