…Dr. Allan Schore: What is the “Self”?
…How Your Brain Works 101 – Dr. Bruce Perry
…Attachment & Developmental Trauma – Dr. Bruce Perry
…Mary Main’s Adult Attachment Interview (AAI)
…Bruce Perry in Washington: On Relationship
...The Hole in Me
…From the Butt End of Evolution: My Family Tree
Note: I’m against false use of the terms “attachment disorder” or “attachment therapy” to excuse abuse of clients, as exposed here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attachment_therapy. But it’s also a problem that the psychiatric Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) only recognizes Radical Attachment Disorder (RAD). RAD only affects a tiny percent of the population.
But I believe other legitimate forms of attachment disorder affect 50% of Americans. I wasn’t RAD, but I had a bad case of legitimate attachment disorder. Since I wasn’t RAD, the DSM didn’t recognize my illness, so I got no treatment until I collapsed after age 50. That can’t be right. “Attachment problems extending beyond RAD, are a real and appropriate concern for professionals,” concludes the 2006 Report on Attachment Therapy by the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC) which convened to study this problem.
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