John Bowlby was one of the first psychologists to be interested in studying attachment patterns in mother and child. He became involved in this when he was working with juvenile thieves and noticed that all such youths had experienced a disruptive relationship with their mothers when they were infants or young children. His studies led him to formulate his theory of attachment, which is considered the most comprehensive of its kind. Bowlby’s theory is based on the ethological principle that... więcej
Salem Press Encyclopedia of Health, 2021. 3p.