Examining the nature and different styles of attachment

Sima Allahverdizadeh, Zari Aatash Beygi Garehveran


One of the most important features of the human being is the ability to form interpersonal relationships and maintain it. These relationships which are absolutely necessary for survival of each of us or reproduction, love, jobs and ..., are formed and deployed within the framework of the relationship between the child - mother attachment styles and are affected with special method for dealing with stressful situations by means of defense mechanisms. Attachment is one of the most prominent concepts of contemporary psychology. Bowlby  has defined the topics and theoretical basis of attachment theory in his famous three-volume set of "attachment and loss book with deeds achievements of cybernetics and information theory, psychology, experimental psychology, learning theory, psychiatry and other related fields (1979, 1980, 1982). The main core concepts and theories explain this point to deal with how the baby attaches emotionally to a person who has a duty of care him, as well as how he is to be stressed when separated from that person.

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