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John Bowlby on Representation - Dictionary of Arguments

Corr I 230
Representation/Bowlby/Attachment theory/Shaver/Mikulincer: although Bowlby (1982/1969(1), 1988(2)) assumed that age and psychological development result in an increased ability to gain comfort from attachment-related mental representations, he also assumed that no one of any age is completely free of reliance on actual others when confronting illness, death of loved others, aging and other natural and human-caused disasters and traumas.
Corr I 232
Representation/Bowlby: Bowlby (1973)(3) assumed that the residues of (…) social encounters are stored as mental representations of person-environment transactions, which he called working models of self and other, and that these representations shape the functioning of a person’s >behavioural system
and the way he or she behaves in particular social situations.
>Attachment theory.

1. Bowlby, J. 1982. Attachment and loss, vol. I, Attachment, 2nd edn. New York: Basic Books (original edn 1969)
2. Bowlby, J. 1988. A secure base: clinical applications of attachment theory. London: Routledge
3. Bowlby, J. 1973. Attachment and loss, vol. II, Separation: anxiety and anger. New York: Basic Books

Phillip R. Shaver and Mario Mikulincer, “Attachment theory: I. Motivational, individual-differences and structural aspects”, in: Corr, Ph. J. & Matthews, G. (eds.) 2009. The Cambridge Handbook of Personality Psychology. New York: Cambridge University Press

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Bowlby, John
Corr I
Philip J. Corr
Gerald Matthews
The Cambridge Handbook of Personality Psychology New York 2009

Corr II
Philip J. Corr (Ed.)
Personality and Individual Differences - Revisiting the classical studies Singapore, Washington DC, Melbourne 2018

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