Attached

Author: Amir Levine
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101475161
Release Date: 2010-12-30
Genre: Family & Relationships

Is there a science to love? In this groundbreaking book, psychiatrist and neuroscientist Amir Levine and psychologist Rachel S. F. Heller reveal how an understanding of attachment theory-the most advanced relationship science in existence today-can help us find and sustain love. Attachment theory forms the basis for many bestselling books on the parent/child relationship, but there has yet to be an accessible guide to what this fascinating science has to tell us about adult romantic relationships-until now. Attachment theory owes its inception to British psychologist and psychoanalyst John Bowlby, who in the 1950s examined the tremendous impact that our early relationships with our parents or caregivers has on the people we become. Also central to attachment theory is the discovery that our need to be in a close relationship with one or more individuals is embedded in our genes. In Attached, Levine and Heller trace how these evolutionary influences continue to shape who we are in our relationships today. According to attachment theory, every person behaves in relationships in one of three distinct ways: *ANXIOUS people are often preoccupied with their relationships and tend to worry about their partner's ability to love them back. *AVOIDANT people equate intimacy with a loss of independence and constantly try to minimize closeness. *SECURE people feel comfortable with intimacy and are usually warm and loving. Attached guides readers in determining what attachment style they and their mate (or potential mates) follow. It also offers readers a wealth of advice on how to navigate their relationships more wisely given their attachment style and that of their partner. An insightful look at the science behind love, Attached offers readers a road map for building stronger, more fulfilling connections.

Attached

Author: Amir Levine
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9781447205425
Release Date: 2011-06-03
Genre: Family & Relationships

We now know that the desire to become attached to a partner is a natural human drive - not a weak attribute of clingy females, as some would argue! And according to the new science of attachment, every person behaves in relationships in one of three distinct ways: - ANXIOUS people are often preoccupied with their relationships and tend to worry about their partner’s ability to love them back. - AVOIDANT people equate intimacy with a loss of independence and constantly try to minimise closeness. - SECURE people feel comfortable with intimacy and are usually warm and loving. Dr Amir Levine and Rachel Heller help you understand the three attachment styles, identify your own and recognise the styles of others so that you can find compatible partners or improve your existing relationship. Packed with fascinating psychology and case studies from successful - and unsuccessful - couples you can discover how to avoid the Anxious-Avoidant trap, why Secures can partner any type and how to love the Secure way. Attached is your road map to the perfect match and lasting love

Attached

Author: Amir Levine
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 9781743280102
Release Date: 2011-05-19
Genre: Self-Help

We now know that the desire to become attached to a partner is a natural human drive. And according to the new science of attachment, every person behaves in relationships in one of three distinct ways: 1) ANXIOUS people are often preoccupied with their relationships and tend to worry about their partner's ability to love them back. 2) AVOIDANT people equate intimacy with a loss of independence and constantly try to minimise closeness. 3) SECURE people feel comfortable with intimacy and are usually warm and loving. Dr Amir Levine and Rachel Heller help you understand the three attachment styles, identify your own and recognise the styles of others so that you can find compatible partners or improve your existing relationship. Packed with fascinating psychology and case studies from successful - and unsuccessful - couples you can discover how to avoid the Anxious-Avoidant trap, why Secures can partner any type and how to love the Secure way. Attached is your road map to the perfect match and lasting love.

Strings Attached

Author: Joanne Lipman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781471125768
Release Date: 2013-11-07
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Strings Attachedis the story of a brilliant, but ferocious music teacher who came to be known as Mr K. A Ukrainian immigrant who survived an abusive childhood to become a noted resident and teacher, Mr K used music as a means of escape. The authors, who spent their childhoods in the late 60s and 70s, rehearsing and playing together as young musicians, bring the extraordinary character of Mr K to life - from his days as a forced Nazi labourer; to his home life as a husband to an invalid wife; to his heart-breaking search to find his missing daughter; to the terrifying challenges he hurtled from behind the music stand.

Strings Attached

Author: Judy Blundell
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0545388449
Release Date: 2011-04-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

From National Book Award winner Judy Blundell, the tale of a sixteen-year-old girl caught in a mix of love, mystery, Broadway glamour, and Mob retribution in 1950 New York. When Kit Corrigan arrives in New York City, she doesn't have much. She's fled from her family in Providence, Rhode Island, and she's broken off her tempestuous relationship with a boy named Billy, who's enlisted in the army. The city doesn't exactly welcome her with open arms. She gets a bit part as a chorus girl in a Broadway show, but she knows that's not going to last very long. She needs help--and then it comes, from an unexpected source.

Becoming Attached

Author: Robert Karen
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0195115015
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Psychology

The struggle to understand the infant-parent bond ranks as one of the great quests of modern psychology, one that touches us deeply because it holds so many clues to how we become who we are. How are our personalities formed? How do our early struggles with our parents reappear in the way we relate to others as adults? Why do we repeat with our own children--seemingly against our will--the very behaviors we most disliked about our parents? In Becoming Attached, psychologist and noted journalist Robert Karen offers fresh insight into some of the most fundamental and fascinating questions of emotional life. Karen begins by tracing the history of attachment theory through the controversial work of John Bowlby, a British psychoanalyst, and Mary Ainsworth, an American developmental psychologist, who together launched a revolution in child psychology. Karen tells about their personal and professional struggles, their groundbreaking discoveries, and the recent flowering of attachment theory research in universities all over the world, making it one of the century's most enduring ideas in developmental psychology. In a world of working parents and makeshift day care, the need to assess the impact of parenting styles and the bond between child and caregiver is more urgent than ever. Karen addresses such issues as: What do children need to feel that the world is a positive place and that they have value? Is day care harmful for children under one year? What experiences in infancy will enable a person to develop healthy relationships as an adult?, and he demonstrates how different approaches to mothering are associated with specific infant behaviors, such as clinginess, avoidance, or secure exploration. He shows how these patterns become ingrained and how they reveal themselves at age two, in the preschool years, in middle childhood, and in adulthood. And, with thought-provoking insights, he gives us a new understanding of how negative patterns and insecure attachment can be changed and resolved throughout a person's life. The infant is in many ways a great mystery to us. Every one of us has been one; many of us have lived with or raised them. Becoming Attached is not just a voyage of discovery in child emotional development and its pertinence to adult life but a voyage of personal discovery as well, for it is impossible to read this book without reflecting on one's own life as a child, a parent, and an intimate partner in love or marriage.

No Strings Attached

Author: Carolyn Keene
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781442498280
Release Date: 2013-06-18
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

How many strings will fray before a family business falls apart? Nancy, George, and Bess are going on a vacation to Paris, and Nancy’s father pulled a few strings to get the girls some quaint accommodations: a tiny top-floor flat in a small three-story house on the Ile Saint Louis. The first floor of the building is a puppet theater, museum, and shop, owned by twenty-seven-year-old Mimi Loiseau, who lives on the second floor. Mimi’s great-grandmother had always hinted at a unique family treasure, but she died before she could tell Mimi what, or where, it was. Now someone is stealing puppets and vandalizing apartments. Could this someone be looking for the long-lost treasure? Nancy’s on the scene just in time to help save Mimi’s business—and to make sure they all get home in one piece!

Becoming Attached

Author: Robert Karen
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0195115015
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Psychology

The struggle to understand the infant-parent bond ranks as one of the great quests of modern psychology, one that touches us deeply because it holds so many clues to how we become who we are. How are our personalities formed? How do our early struggles with our parents reappear in the way we relate to others as adults? Why do we repeat with our own children--seemingly against our will--the very behaviors we most disliked about our parents? In Becoming Attached, psychologist and noted journalist Robert Karen offers fresh insight into some of the most fundamental and fascinating questions of emotional life. Karen begins by tracing the history of attachment theory through the controversial work of John Bowlby, a British psychoanalyst, and Mary Ainsworth, an American developmental psychologist, who together launched a revolution in child psychology. Karen tells about their personal and professional struggles, their groundbreaking discoveries, and the recent flowering of attachment theory research in universities all over the world, making it one of the century's most enduring ideas in developmental psychology. In a world of working parents and makeshift day care, the need to assess the impact of parenting styles and the bond between child and caregiver is more urgent than ever. Karen addresses such issues as: What do children need to feel that the world is a positive place and that they have value? Is day care harmful for children under one year? What experiences in infancy will enable a person to develop healthy relationships as an adult?, and he demonstrates how different approaches to mothering are associated with specific infant behaviors, such as clinginess, avoidance, or secure exploration. He shows how these patterns become ingrained and how they reveal themselves at age two, in the preschool years, in middle childhood, and in adulthood. And, with thought-provoking insights, he gives us a new understanding of how negative patterns and insecure attachment can be changed and resolved throughout a person's life. The infant is in many ways a great mystery to us. Every one of us has been one; many of us have lived with or raised them. Becoming Attached is not just a voyage of discovery in child emotional development and its pertinence to adult life but a voyage of personal discovery as well, for it is impossible to read this book without reflecting on one's own life as a child, a parent, and an intimate partner in love or marriage.

Strings Attached

Author: Ruth W. Grant
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691151601
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Business & Economics

Incentives can be found everywhere--in schools, businesses, factories, and government--influencing people's choices about almost everything, from financial decisions and tobacco use to exercise and child rearing. So long as people have a choice, incentives seem innocuous. But Strings Attached demonstrates that when incentives are viewed as a kind of power rather than as a form of exchange, many ethical questions arise: How do incentives affect character and institutional culture? Can incentives be manipulative or exploitative, even if people are free to refuse them? What are the responsibilities of the powerful in using incentives? Ruth Grant shows that, like all other forms of power, incentives can be subject to abuse, and she identifies their legitimate and illegitimate uses. Grant offers a history of the growth of incentives in early twentieth-century America, identifies standards for judging incentives, and examines incentives in four areas--plea bargaining, recruiting medical research subjects, International Monetary Fund loan conditions, and motivating students. In every case, the analysis of incentives in terms of power yields strikingly different and more complex judgments than an analysis that views incentives as trades, in which the desired behavior is freely exchanged for the incentives offered. Challenging the role and function of incentives in a democracy, Strings Attached questions whether the penchant for constant incentivizing undermines active, autonomous citizenship. Readers of this book are sure to view the ethics of incentives in a new light.

Attached to the World

Author: Gera Arts
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
ISBN: 9789048514496
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Political Science

Few other countries are so interrelated with the World around us in political, economic, and social respects as the Netherlands. This means that the Dutch government needs to be alert in its response to the risks and opportunities presented by a rapidly changing world. Addressing this issue, The Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR) is offering some reflections in this report, guided by the question how the Netherlands can develop a foreign policy strategy that matches the changing power relations in the world and the radically changed character of international relations. The answer.

Life with Strings Attached

Author: Minnie Lamberth
Publisher: Paraclete Press
ISBN: 1557254168
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Reference

WINNER OF THE FIRST ANNUAL PARACLETE FICTION AWARD--SELECTED BY LEIF ENGER, AUTHOR OF PEACE LIKE A RIVER Meet seven-year-old Hannah Hayes, who lives on Evergreen Drive in Wellton, Alabama. It is the spring of 1972, and in the world at large, the Equal Rights Amendment is making its way through the states, the Vietnam War continues, and the Olympics are about to be held in Munich. But Hannah's concern for the world beyond her border pales in comparison to matters more urgent for a seven-year-old---protecting her beagle Pumpkin from Ralph, the neighbor's free-spirited dog, and pursuing her dream to become a preacher. Problem is, Wellton has never had a girl preacher before, and folks don't seem too warm to the idea. Joy, innocence, and a child's unique outlook on life shine through this stunning debut novel. Full of spiritual sensitivities, Life with Strings Attached offers rare wisdom about life, mothers and fathers and daughters, and faith. "I just enjoyed the daylights out of this book. Minnie Lamberth's acute writing reads like the truth, which is the gift of all the best fiction." - Leif Enger, author of Peace Like a River "When she tells everyone she's bound for the Promised Land, 'A lot of people weren't nearly as interested,' Hannah confesses, 'as you'd think they'd be.' But we are. Life with Strings Attached holds us right to the final line, laughing at the fun stuff, bearing her burdens, and expecting--as Hannah always does--a miracle." -Mary Hood, author of How Far She Went, winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction, and many other books

Comprehensive Organic Functional Group Transformations Synthesis carbon with one heteroatom attached by a single bond

Author: Alan R. Katritzky
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 008042323X
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Organic compounds

This Volume describes all methods for the synthesis of compounds containing a carbon atom singly bonded to a heteroatom substituent. The Volume is arranged in three parts dealing with sp3, sp2 and sp carbon linked to the heteroatoms. For each section careful attention has been given to various features such as substitution patterns, ring effects, strain effects, neighbouring functionality, stereochemistry, etc. which could mediate the synthesis pathway. Emphasis has also been given to the most convenient and practical preparation of the various functional groups. Critical assessment of the procedures allows the reader to select methods most appropriate for their needs. In this Volume the heteroatom may also be metallic and therefore reflect a highly polarised bonding arrangement with the carbon substituent. Compounds containing single bonds between carbon and heterofunctional groups constitute the largest class and most commonly transformed organic functional groups.