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An integration of attachment theory and reinforcement sensitivity theory as a conceptual framework for understanding trauma

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posted on 2015-05-01, 00:00 authored by Lyndsay Hoyle
The research examined the associations between Reinforcement Sensitivity Theory, Attachment Theory, and trauma symptoms among victims of interpersonal violence. Findings demonstrated a link between attachment, threat sensitivity, and trauma symptoms, indicating that RST and Attachment Theory provides a useful theoretical framework to understand how interpersonal violence contributes to psychological trauma.

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x, 145 pages : illustrations, tables

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  • Yes

Material type

thesis

Resource type

thesis

Language

eng

Degree type

Research doctorate

Degree name

Ph.D.(Psych)

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The Author. All Rights Reserved

Editor/Contributor(s)

G Karantzas Gery, N Kambouropoulos Nicolas

Faculty

Faculty of Health

School

School of Psychology