Box , Herzliya , Israel. In recent years, attachment theory, which was originally formulated to describe and explain infant-parent emotional bonding, has been applied to the study of adolescent and adult romantic relationships and then to the study of psychological processes, such as interpersonal functioning, emotion regulation, coping with stress, and mental health.
thesis Adult attachment psychopathology
Cassidy J, Shaver PR, editors. According to this theory, the human brain evolved in a highly social environment, and many of its basic functions rely on social co-regulation of emotions and physiological states. J Soc Clin Psychol.
ATTACHMENT THEORY: BASIC CONCEPTS
Many of the papers have been included in various anthologies of readings. References 1.