6. Mary Ainsworth's Role in the Study of Attachment

  1. Frank C. P. van der Horst

Published Online: 17 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119993100.ch6

John Bowlby - From Psychoanalysis to Ethology: Unraveling the Roots of Attachment Theory

John Bowlby - From Psychoanalysis to Ethology: Unraveling the Roots of Attachment Theory

How to Cite

van der Horst, F. C. P. (2011) Mary Ainsworth's Role in the Study of Attachment, in John Bowlby - From Psychoanalysis to Ethology: Unraveling the Roots of Attachment Theory, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119993100.ch6

Author Information

  1. De Waag Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470683644

Online ISBN: 9781119993100

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Keywords:

  • Mary Ainsworth's Role in the Study of Attachment;
  • Ainsworth's Early Life and Career;
  • William Blatz and Security Theory;
  • Naturalistic Observation in Uganda;
  • Ainsworth at the CIBA Symposia in the 1960s;
  • Developing the Strange Situation Procedure;
  • “Strange Situation Procedure” (SSP)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Ainsworth's Contributions to Attachment Theory

  • Ainsworth's Early Life and Career

  • William Blatz and Security Theory

  • Working on Separation at the Tavistock Clinic with Bowlby and Robertson

  • Naturalistic Observation in Uganda

  • Back to Baltimore and Back in Touch with Bowlby

  • Ainsworth at the CIBA Symposia in the 1960s

  • The Origin and Development of the Secure Base Concept

  • Developing the Strange Situation Procedure

  • Concluding Remarks