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Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (online): 2304-4977

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/jmfp

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Research into the role of attachment in a person's life. Overview of foreign research 367

Dianova E.S.
psychologist, Legacy, Moscow, Russia
e-mail: katerina17601@gmail.com

Abstract
Attachment theory currently covers more and more research areas. Starting its development with the study of children, now researchers of attachment are increasingly paying attention to the psyche of an adult. Moreover, more and more studies are devoted to the relationship of attachment and psychopathology. This article presents the scientific researches that have been carried out over the past five years and re-open the problem of attachment. The studies investigate the problems of romantic attachment, the effects of attachment on the course of pregnancy, the relationship of attachment and psychopathology in adults, the specificity of psychotherapy for patients with different types of attachment, and give a brief overview of studies of child attachment, which also focuses on psychopathology. This review doesn’t only present new scientific data on the theory of attachment, but also outlines new vectors of research on this issu.

Keywords: attachment, adulthood, romantic relationships, psychopathology, secure attachment, anxious-ambivalent attachment, avoidant attachment, disorganized attachment

Column: Developmental psychology

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/jmfp.2019080409

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