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A Secure Base: Parent-Child Attachment and Healthy Human Development
Bowlby, John
Basic Books (Perseus Group) / Softcover / 1990-08-01 / 0465075975
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192 pages
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The world-famous psychiatrist and author of the classic works Attachment, Separation, and Loss offers important guidelines for child rearing based on the crucial role of early intimate relationships.


Preface. .

1 Caring for Children.
2 The Origins of Attachment Theory.
3 Psychoanalysis as Art and Science.
4 Psychoanalysis as a Natural Science.
5 Violence in the Family.
6 On Knowing What You Are Not Supposed To Know and Feeling What You Are Not Supposed To Feel.
7 The Role of Attachment in Personality and Development.
8 Attachment, Communication, and the Therapeutic Process.
9 Developmental Psychiatry Comes of Age

Name Index.
Subject Index

The only difference between this and the Routledge Classics edition is a new preface by Jeremy Holmes - and that can be read online at
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