Adult attachment working models and relationship quality in dating couples

06-Jan-2017 15:00

This study examined the nonverbal correlates of attachment style during interaction with a dating partner.Sixty-one heterosexual couples completed a self-report measure of attachment style and then were videotaped while discussing positive aspects of their relationships.Attachment in adults deals with the theory of attachment in adult relationships including friendships, emotional affairs, adult romantic relationships and in some cases inanimate objects known as "transitional objects".Attachment theory, initially studied in the 1960s and 1970s primarily in the context of children and parents, was extended to adult relationships in the late 1980s.

They have also explored how attachment impacts relationship outcomes and how attachment functions in relationship dynamics.

Implications for understanding the associations between attachment style and relationship outcomes are discussed.

According to the investment model, the relationship satisfaction, the level of the evaluation of the quality of alternatives and relationship investment are determinants for the relationship commitment and relationship stability.

Dissertations Using the Adult Attachment Scale Below is a list of dissertations using the AAS.

The full version of these dissertations can be found using Pro Quest.

They have also explored how attachment impacts relationship outcomes and how attachment functions in relationship dynamics.

Implications for understanding the associations between attachment style and relationship outcomes are discussed.

According to the investment model, the relationship satisfaction, the level of the evaluation of the quality of alternatives and relationship investment are determinants for the relationship commitment and relationship stability.

Dissertations Using the Adult Attachment Scale Below is a list of dissertations using the AAS.

The full version of these dissertations can be found using Pro Quest.

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