Effects of personality and attachment on social connectedness : the role of shame proneness and shame aversion
Social-connectedness has many important implications for both psychological and physical health (Holt-Lunstad, Smith, & Layton, 2010; Stavrova & Luhmann, 2016). Given the importance of having social-connectedness needs met, it is important to understand the relations among variables that predict or influence social connectedness. Two of the earliest-in-life predictors of later social outcomes are personality and attachment tendencies (Haggerty, Hilsenroth, &Vala-Stewart, 2009; Lee, Dean, & Jung, 2008). Shame proneness has been linked to both attachment tendencies and social outcomes (Lutwak, ...
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