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Bergman, A. Blom, I. Polyak, D. Mayers, L. (2015). Attachment and separation–individuation: two ways of looking at the mother–infant relationship†. Int. Forum Psychoanal., 24(1):16-21.

(2015). International Forum of Psychoanalysis, 24(1):16-21

Attachment and separation–individuation: two ways of looking at the mother–infant relationship

Anni Bergman, Inga Blom, Daniella Polyak and Linda Mayers

The early development of two sisters was observed in a naturalistic setting as part of the research contributing to an understanding of the separationindividuation process. Forty years later, the women were administered the Adult Attachment Inventory (AAI). The results of the AAI, which were unexpected and surprising, are used in this paper to add to the understanding of the earlier observations, and to demonstrate how both theories together can be used to enrich our understanding of the earliest relationship.

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