The bond of attachment and its consequences for the human psyche

Attachment theory is currently one of the most interesting theories in the field of childhood. Their main parameters are derived from psychoanalysis, ethology, cognitive psychology and neuropsychology. Attachment theory provides new concepts about the origin of the human psyche. In this sense, it helps us to better understand the process by which we become human.
At the same time, it reveals us the difficulties that make this process impossible. This article aims to answer these questions: What is it and what use does the attachment bond have to the human being? What type of capabilities must adults have for this link to be configured? What will the pathological effects be if not properly organized?

Keywords:
human psyche, bond, attachment, parenting skills, parental incompetence, disorganized attachment, child pathology, teenage pathology

Marisa Ara Comín
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