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Readings on the Consequences of Attachment Trauma for Adult Psychopathology

Ellen Nasper, PhD.

  1. Bateman, A. & Fonagy, P. (2013).  Mentalization-based Treatment.  Psychoanalytic Inquiry, 33:595-613.

  2. Bureau, J-F, J. Martin and K. Lyons-Ruth (2010).  Attachment dysregulation as hidden trauma in infancy:  early stress,  maternal buffering, and psychiatric morbidity in young adulthood.  In Lanius, R., e. Vermetten and C. Pain, The Impact of Early Life Trauma on Health and Disease:  The Hidden Epidemic.  Cambridge University Press. 

  3. Chefetz, R. (2015)  Intensive Psychotherapy for Persistent Dissociative Processes,  Norton:  New York.

  4. Fonagy, P. & Target, M.  The rooting of the mind in the body:  New links between attachment theory and psychoanalytic thought.   Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 55:2, 411-455. 

  5. Holmes, Jeremy.  (2004) Disorganized attachment and Borderline Personality Disorder: A Clinical perspective.    Attachment & Human Development  6:2, Pages 181-190.

  6. Lyons-Ruth, K.  (2003)  Dissociation and the Parent-Infant Dialogue:  A longitudinal perspective from attachment research. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association.  51/3, 883-911.

  7. Marvin, R. , Cooper, G., Hoffman, K. and Powell, B. (2002).  The Circle of Security project:  attachment based intervention with caregiver-pre-school child dyads.  Attachment & Human Development, 4:1, 107-124.

  8. Perry, B.D. Pollard,  et al (1996). Childhood trauma, the neurobiology of adaptation, and use-dependent development of the brain:  How states become traits.  Infant Mental Health Journal, 271-291

  9. Slade, Arietta (2000)  The development and organization of attachment:  Implications for Psychoanalysis.  Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 48/4,  1147-1174.

  10. Slade, A. (2006)  Reflective Parenting Programs:  Theory and development.  Psychoanalytic Inquiry, 26:640-657.

  11. Sroufe, L.Alan, (1997) Psychopathology as an outcome of development. Development and Psychopathology, 9, 251–268

  12. Steele, M., Jordan Bate, Adella Nikitiades & Bernadette Buhl-Nielsen (2015) Attachment in Adolescence and Borderline Personality Disorder, Journal of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychotherapy, 14:1, 16-32.

  13. Wallin, D.J (2007).   Attachment in Psychotherapy, New York:  Guilford Press.

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