The structuring of the attachment bond may be influenced by specific characteristics related to individuals and context. The aim of this study was to evaluate the quality of attachment in a family unit composed of one mother and four children, who were living in a Safe House for victims fleeing from domestic violence. Attachment was evaluated in the mother through administration of the Adult Attachment Interview (George, Kaplan, & Main, 1985) and in the children through administration of the Separation Anxiety Test (Attili, 2001). Results highlighted an insecure attachment in the mother and in the youngest child and a secure attachment in the three male children. With regard to the structuring of the attachment the influence of parenting skills and substitute attachment figures was analysed.
|Numero di pagine||19|
|Rivista||Maltrattamento e Abuso all'Infanzia|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Published - 2017|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Social Psychology
- Health(social science)
- Developmental and Educational Psychology