Animals and attachment theory

Ben Rockett, Sam Carr

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Abstract

The study of animals in the context of attachment theory is steadily growing. This paper sought to pull together recent literature in order to review, summarize, and discuss (a) animals as attachment figures, (b) conceptualisation of attachment quality in human-animal bonds, and (c) the role of animals in assisting the development of human-human attachment.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)415-433
JournalSociety and Animals
Volume22
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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