Can you explain the different types of attachment, how attachment operates in neurobiological terms, and how it relates to love?
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Attachment is a special emotional relationship that involves an exchange of comfort, care, and pleasure. John Bowlby devoted extensive research to the concept of attachment and described it as a "Lasting psychological connectedness between human beings" (Bowlby, 1969, as cited in Hazan & Shaver, 1978). Bowlby shared the psychoanalytic view that early experiences in childhood have an important influence on later development. Bowlby's attachment theory was later extended to include romantic attachment. Hazen & Shaver (1978) cite four types of attachment styles: (a) secure, (b) anxiety, (c) attachment anxiety, and (d) anxiety-avoidance.
Hazan & Shaver (1978) explain, a person who feels loved and has healthy loving relationships (e.g. parents) will ...
This solution describes the different kinds of attachment and how tiis attachment operates in neurobiological terms.