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Attachment Styles, Quality of Attachment Relationships, and Components of Self-Esteem in Adolescence

Wilkinson, Ross B; Parry, Marlene M


Attachment style was assessed in relation to self-esteem and quality of parental and peer relationships in a sample (N = 495) of high school students. It was predicted that there would be a high degree of relationship between secure attachment, quality of relationships, and self-esteem, and that there would be differential relationships between the various attachment styles and components of self-esteem. Results indicated that both Secure and Dismissive attachment styles were associated with...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Conference paper
Source: Psychological Science in Action


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