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Becoming Attached

First Relationships and How They Shape Our Capacity to Love

By Robert Karen
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Becoming Attached: First Relationships and How They Shape Our Capacity to Love by Robert Karen

This book is about the importance of children’s first relationships, especially with their primary caregiver, typically the mother. It offers insights into the ways that attachment can positively or negatively affect children’s development, and offers a great deal of scientific research on important findings concerning attachment.

  • Anyone interested in psychology
  • Anyone interested in child care
  • Parents or anyone about to become a parent

Robert Karen is a clinical psychologist and the author of several successful books on psychology, the most recent of which is The Forgiving Self: The Road from Resentment to Connection. He is also assistant clinical professor at the Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies.


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