Studying the relationship between adult attachment style to parents with stress, anxiety and depression

modares, morteza (2011) Studying the relationship between adult attachment style to parents with stress, anxiety and depression. Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health, 13 (50). pp. 194-202.

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Abstract

Attachment styles are considered as individual resources that can modify levels of stress and adjustment to adverse conditions. According to research findings, attachment styles are very important in predicting mental health. Considering the importance of mental health in people lives, which can be impaired by stress, anxiety and depression and predictive value of Bowlbyâ��s attachment styles for any malfunction in this area, in addition to lack of studies that investigated the relationship between attachment styles with negative emotions, this research try to determine this relationship.  Materials and Methods: This research is a descriptive-correlation study, in which 170 married women, between 15-44 years were selected from Ghaem Hospital and obstetriciansâ�� offices, in Mashhad city, North East of Iran. Data were gathered by using Depression, Anxiety, Stress Scale 21 (DASS21), and Female Sexual Function Index. Data were analyzed by calculating Pearson coefficient, using SPSS version 14 and in the significant level of 0.05.  Results: Stress, anxiety and depression was negatively correlated with safe attachment style to parents. Correlation of depression with safe attachment style to parents and correlation of stress with safe attachment style to mother, both were significant. Stress, anxiety and depression were positively correlated to distant attachment style to parents in a significant level (P<0.01).  Conclusion: According to Bowlby theory, attachment is necessary to development of personality and having normal relationships. It seems that attachment style is the base for mental health. Â

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WM Psychiatry
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health
Depositing User: jfmh jfmh
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2017 16:14
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2017 16:14
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/5572

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