Scholarly Saturday- Thinking carefully about attachment theory

Scholarly Saturday- Thinking carefully about attachment theory

I have written about attachment theory and how it is missed as a cause for childhood disturbances. To think critically about this assertion you need to read the work of Barth et. al (2005). This presents an argument how we often assume how childhood disturbances, especially in foster care and adoption settings, are related to problems of attachment. I have to say that I am guilty as charged. Writers of this article argue how attachment is logical framework but does not explain everything.

The google search yields this article and full text is found next to it..

Barth, R.P;   Crea T.M., John K., Thoburn J.,and Quinton, D. (2005) Beyond attachment theory and therapy: Towards sensitive and evidence-based interventions with foster and adoptive families in distress.  Child and Family Social Work,  vol. 10, pp 257–268

 

 

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