Chapter 9. Disordered Attachment or Attachment Disorder?

  1. Phil Rich EdD, MSW

Published Online: 9 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713556.ch9

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) Disordered Attachment or Attachment Disorder?, 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.ch9

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:

  • attachment disorder;
  • attachment deficit;
  • relationship bonds;
  • psychological depths;
  • mental schemata

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Do Attachment Disorders Exist?

  • The Diagnosis of Attachment Disorder

  • Differential Diagnosis

  • Undifferentiated Diagnosis

  • Attachment Disorders in Older Children and Adolescents

  • Attachment-Informed Diagnostic Formulation

  • Conclusion: The Holy Grail?