PSYCH  Vol.5 No.6 , April 2014
Examining the Relationship between Hope and Attachment: A Meta-Analysis
ABSTRACT

The authors report quantitative findings from a meta-analysis of studies investigating the relationship between attachment , grounded in theory developed by Bowlby and Ainsworth; and Snyder’s theoretical model of hope (Ainsworth & Bowlby, 1991; Snyder, 1994). Statistically significant results provide support for further investigation of clinical value of the attachment/hope dynamic as an effective heuristic for conceptualizing human development, behavior and the therapeutic process.


Cite this paper
Blake, J. & Norton, C. (2014). Examining the Relationship between Hope and Attachment: A Meta-Analysis. Psychology, 5, 556-565. doi: 10.4236/psych.2014.56065.
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