Child Attachment Interview (EAN): Exploratory study of a new method to assess attachment in children from 3 to 7 years
Keywords:attachment representation models, inner working model, attachment relationships, children
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.