Separation: Anxiety and Anger

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Perseus Books Group, 1973 - Family & Relationships - 476 pages
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The experience of separation and the ensuing susceptibility to anxiety, anger, and fear constitute the flip side of the attachment phenomenon. In an authoritative new foreword to Bowlby's classic study, Stephen Mitchell (who gives resonant voice to the relational perspective in psychoanalysis) bridges the distance between attachment theory and the psychoanalytic tradition.

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Bowlby regards a close attachment to one or more people as just as important as food and drink. A baby is born with the ability to develop behaviour patterns that make his mother respond. For instance ... Read full review


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