Child Attachment Interview (EAN): Exploratory study of a new method to assess attachment in children from 3 to 7 years

Purificación Sierra García, Miguel Ángel Carrasco, José Javier Arroyo Moya, Carolina Del Valle Estévez

Abstract


This study analizes the psychometric properties of a new instrument about the working model of children´s attachment. The sample was composed of 60 subjects (30 from normal  population and 30 from a social risk population). The age of children ranges from 3 to 7 years old. This instrument is an interview based on the completion story task, however it includes new contents as well as a new procedure in regarding to previous attachment measures. The findings show good validity and reliability. The found results are going to be the beginning of future studies.


Keywords


attachment representation models; inner working model; attachment relationships; children



DOI: https://doi.org/10.5944/ap.8.2.189

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