This study examines the processes that take place in attachment and separation and shows how experimental studies of children provide us with a recognizable behaviour pattern which is confirmed by discoveries in the biological sciences. Human attachment is seen as an instinctive response to the need for protection against predators and one as important for survival as nutrition and reproduction.
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John Bowlby is honorary staff member of the Tavistock Clinic in London.Review:
"The lucidity of exposition and the thoroughness in marshalling the relevant data make it likely that the publication of Attachment...will prove a turning point in the history of psychoanalysis and psychology generally." -- Times Literary Supplement
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Book Description Penguin UK, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110140138374