Adult Attachment and Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms: Longitudinal Analysis and the Role of Coping Self-Efficacy
Attachment orientations reflect individuals’ expectations for interpersonal relationships and influence emotion regulation strategies and coping. A great deal of research has been conducted on the relationship between adult attachment and traumatic stress. Much of the previous research has documented that anxious and avoidant attachment orientations have deleterious effects on the trauma recovery process, such that anxious and avoidant attachment may leave survivors vulnerable to PTSD symptoms. However, prior work as found those high in avoidant attachment and low in anxious attachment (e.g., ...
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