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Standardized interview used to assess developmental and attachment history.
Definition contributed by VSochat about one year ago

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"Initial definition retrieved from http://www.patcrittenden.com/adult-attachment.html"
NPicchetti (about six years ago)


"More needed, I guess. The original definition here strikes me as incorrect and misleading and certainly not representative of Bowlby's or Main's ideas. The adult attachment interview is actually Mary Main's well-known interview to assess developmental and attachment history. It has been used for years and is the standard. Please visit and see the rest of the commentary on the Adult Attachment Interview: http://www.psychology.sunysb.edu/attachment/measures/content/aai_interview.pdf Adult Attachment Interview (Mary Main) Introduction I’m going to be interviewing you about your childhood experiences, and how those experiences may have affected your adult personality. So, I'd like to ask you about your early relationship with your family, and what you think about the way it might have affected you. We'll focus mainly on your childhood, but later we'll get on to your adolescence and then to what's going on right now. This interview often takes about an hour, but it could be anywhere between 45 minutes and an hour and a half. 1. Could you start by helping me get oriented to your early family situation, and where you lived and so on? If you could tell me where you were born, whether you moved around much, what Etc. "
AIvey (about six years ago)


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AIvey (about six years ago)
"Please go ahead and edit the description as you see fit."
RPoldrack (about six years ago)

Term History

REVISION 4

Definition contributed by CWhite about five years ago:Standardized interview used to assess developmental and attachment history.

REVISION 3

Definition contributed by BGregory about six years ago:a procedure for assessing adults' strategies for identifying, preventing, and protecting the self from perceived dangers, particularly dangers tied to intimate relationships.

REVISION 2

Definition contributed by BGregory about seven years ago:a procedure for assessing adults' strategies for identifying, preventing, and protecting the self from perceived dangers, particularly dangers tied to intimate relationships. (from http://www.patcrittenden.com/adult-attachment.html)

REVISION 1

Definition contributed by SAdministrator about eight years ago:No definition submitted yet

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