Child Development, 1969, 40, 969-1025
OBJECT RELATIONS, DEPENDENCY, AND
ATTACHMENT: A THEORETICAL REVIEW OF THE
MARY D. SALTER AINSWORTH
Johns Hopkins University
3 theoretical approaches to the origin and development o f the infant-mother relationship are
3 theoretical approaches to the origin and development of the infant-mother relationship are reviewed: psychoanalytic theories of object relations, social learning theories of dependency (and attachment), and an ethologically oriented theory of attachment. "Object relations," "dependency,...
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Stephen P. Robbins
—San Diego State University
Timothy A. Judge
—University of Notre Dame
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