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HDFS 511: Family Theory
Fall, 2006

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Attachment (Conceptual Material)

1.

     Cassidy, J. (1999). The nature of the child’s ties. In J. Cassidy & P. R. Shaver (Eds.), Handbook of attachment: Theory, research, and clinical applications (pp. 3-20). New York: Guilford Press.

2.

    Thompson, R. A. (1999). Early attachment and later development. In J. Cassidy & P. R. Shaver (Eds.), Handbook of attachment: Theory, research, and clinical applications (pp. 265-286). New York: Guilford Press.

Adult Attachment

3.

     Simpson, J. S., & Rholes, W. S. (1998). Attachment in adulthood. In J. A. Simpson & W. S. Rholes (Eds.), Attachment theory and close relationships (pp. 3-21). New York: Guilford Press.

4.

     Feeney, J. A. (1999). Adult romantic attachment and couple relationships. In J. Cassidy & P. R. Shaver (Eds.), Handbook of attachment: Theory, research, and clinical applications (pp. 355-377). New York: Guilford Press.

Attachment Security: Classical and Contextual Determinants

5.

     Belsky, J., Rosenberger, K., & Crnic, K. (1995). The origins of attachment security: "Classical" and contextual determinants. In S. Goldberg, R. Muir, & J. Kerr (Eds.), Attachment theory: Social, developmental, and clinical perspectives (pp. 153-83). Hillsdale, NJ: The Analytic Press.

Social-Psychophysiology

6.

     Cacioppo, J. T., Petty, R. E., & Andersen, B. L. (1988). Social psychophysiology as a paradigm. In H. L. Wagner (Ed.), Social psychophysiology and emotion: Theory and clinical applications (pp. 273-294). New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

7.

     Wagner, H. L., & Calam, R. M. (1988). Interpersonal psychophysiology and the study of the family. In H. L. Wagner (Ed.), Social psychophysiology and emotion: Theory and clinical applications (pp. 211-229). New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Attachment in Family Therapy

8.

     Byng-Hall, J. (1999). Family therapy and couple therapy: Toward greater security. In J. Cassidy & P. R. Shaver (Eds.), Handbook of attachment: Theory, research, and clinical applications (pp. 625-645). New York: Guilford Press.

Life Span Perspective of Attachment

9.

     Levitt, M. J. (1991). Attachment and close relationships: A life-span perspective. In J. L. Gerwitz & W. M. Kurtines (Eds.), Intersections with attachment (pp. 183-205). Hiullsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.

Optional Reading

     Main, M. (1999). Epilogue: Attachment theory. Eighteen points with suggestions for future studies. In J. Cassidy & P. R. Shaver (Eds.), Handbook of attachment: Theory, research, and clinical applications (pp. 845-887). New York: Guilford Press.