Study 2 explored the relation between these attachment dimensions and working models of self and others.
Attachment dimensions were found to be related to self-esteem, expressiveness, instrumentality, trust in others, beliefs about human nature, and styles of loving.
In Study 1, an 18-item scale to measure adult attachment style dimensions was developed based on Kazan and Shaver’s (1987) categorical measure.
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