The list below are publications addressing the Dynamic Maturational Model of Attachment and Adaptation (DMM) in 2021, 2022, and 2023 (as they come out). The Family Relations Institute (FRI) and International Association for the Study of Attachment (IASA) regularly publish a comprehensive list updated every few years. Their 2018, 2019, and 2020 lists are available here.
(Please note, the citation formats are generally modified Chicago (so the full author names are included) or APA style, with the title highlighted in italics and bold for easy web page readability. Please help us build out this list, send us other publications, better links, and citation corrections. If you are an author and would like to discuss your publication in a DMM Coffee House session, please contact us.)
Abd Ellatif Ramadan, Hala. “Predictors of Obsessive–Compulsive Disorder in clinical and non-clinical samples: A Meta–Analysis.” المجلة التربوية لکلية التربية بسوهاج 81, no. 81 (2021): 70-95. https://journals.ekb.eg/article_130233.html
Almuhtadi, Karin, 2021. “Can complex adaptive systems theory contribute to understanding attachment injuries in adult relationships? A qualitative approach.” PhD diss., Philosophy, Lakehead University.
Baim, Clark, Guthrie, Lydia (2021). Integrating attachment theory with the assessment and treatment of adults who have committed sexual offences. NOTA, U.K., presentation Powerpoint. https://www.nota.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/C-Baim-and-L-Guthrie-12-7-21-for-NOTA.pdf (available on Scholar.Google.com).
Baldoni, Franco. “Working Alliance, Attachment, and Mentalization as Relational Indexes for a Systemic Manualization of Psychotherapy.” In Handbook of Systemic Approaches to Psychotherapy Manuals, pp. 299-316. Springer, Cham, 2021. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-73640-8_16
Beckwith, Helen. Understandings of attachment theory for clinical practice. PhD diss., University of Cambridge, 2021.https://www.repository.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/331386
Chapman-Moyle, Movita. The Agony & the Ecstasy: Managing a Chronic Pain Condition Whilst Being a Mother. PhD diss., University of Plymouth, 2021. https://pearl.plymouth.ac.uk/handle/10026.1/18197. Full PDF, https://pearl.plymouth.ac.uk/bitstream/handle/10026.1/18197/Movita-Chapman-Moyle%20PhD%20thesis%20for%20PEARL.pdf?sequence=1
Coe, Catherine, Rudi Dallos, Jacqui Stedmon, and Tracy Rydin-Orwin. Exploring fathers’ experiences of fatherhood through an attachment lens. Early Child Development and Care 191, no. 11 (2021): 1776-1791. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/03004430.2019.1677631
Crittenden, P. M., Landini, A., & Spieker, S. J. (2021). Staying alive: A 21st century agenda for mental health, child protection and forensic services. Human Systems, 1(1), 29–51. https://doi.org/10.1177/26344041211007831
Crittenden, Patricia M., Andrea Landini, Susan J. Spieker, and Ben Grey. Using parental attachment in family court proceedings: DMM theory about the adult attachment interview. Child Abuse Review 30, no. 6 (2021): 536-549. https://pure.roehampton.ac.uk/ws/portalfiles/portal/6608645/car.2731.pdf. Full PDF: https://pure.roehampton.ac.uk/ws/portalfiles/portal/6608645/car.2731.pdf
Crittenden, Patricia, Rudi Dallos, Andrea Landini, and Kasia Kozlowska. Attaccamento e terapia familiare. FrancoAngeli, 2021. https://www.francoangeli.it/Libro?id=26743
Dresvina, Juliana, 2021. “Attachment and God in Medieval England: Focusing on the Figure.” In Attachment and God in Medieval England, pp. 1-91. Brill. https://brill.com/view/book/9789004500167/BP000008.xml
Farnfield, Steve, and Caryn Onions. The role of affect regulation in developmental trauma: an empirical study of children in residential care. Journal of Child Psychotherapy 47, no. 3 (2021): 470-490. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/0075417X.2021.2015421
Grey, B., Dallos, R., & Stancer, R. (2021). Feeling ‘like you’re on … a prison ship’ – Understanding the caregiving and attachment narratives of parents of autistic children. Human Systems, 1(1), 96–114. https://doi.org/10.1177/26344041211000202
Hastings, Patricia M. Adult Attachment Interview Classification: Comparing Two Coding Systems. PhD diss., Antioch University, 2021. https://etd.ohiolink.edu/apexprod/rws_etd/send_file/send?accession=antioch1634154202691914&disposition=inline
Kozlowska, Kasia, Catherine Chudleigh, Georgia McClure, Ann M. Maguire, and Geoffrey R. Ambler. Attachment patterns in children and adolescents with gender dysphoria. Frontiers in Psychology (2021): 3620. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.582688/full.
LAYLAND, JANET. Rewarding hard work. Community Practitioner (2021). https://search.proquest.com/openview/e5e69700658f33c888c526d026db3a7f/1?pq-origsite=gscholar&cbl=47216
Lenzo, Vittorio, Alberto Sardella, Giuliana Maisano Branca, Valentina Bordino, Marcello Aragona, Claudia Garipoli, Adriano Schimmenti, and Maria Catena Quattropani. The interplay between burnout risk and attachment styles among palliative care practitioners. Psychodynamic Practice (2021): 1-18. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14753634.2021.1922305
Letourneau, Nicole, and Penny Tryphonopoulos. “1 Der CARE-Index.”
MAGINN, COLIN. Strengths. http://www.pillarsofparenting.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Strengths-Fostering-Jan-2021-Issue.pdf
Nørbech, Peder, 2021. 10 Das DMM und das AAI in einem forensischen Setting.
Nicola Sahhar, Wolfgang Milch und Martin Stokowy, 2021. der Bindungstheorie, Anfänge.
Parker, Elizabeth, 2021. “The sole purpose is for two people to come together and be”. A thematic analysis of the impact of therapist attachment on intersubjectivity when working with clients with complex trauma. Doctorate thesis, Counseling Psychology, University of Wolverhampton. https://wlv.openrepository.com/handle/2436/624654
Peters, Benjamin, 2021. Staff Perspectives of Working with Families of Children and Young People in Paediatric Residential Neurorehabilitation. Prof Doc Thesis University of East London School of Psychology https://doi.org/10.15123/uel.89y35
Rodrigues, Claire, and Claude de Tychey. Uxoricide: réflexions cliniques sur ce passage à l’acte. L’Évolution Psychiatrique 86, no. 3 (2021): 645-661. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0014385521000062
Ruberti, Saverio, 2021. ATTUALITÀ E PROSPETTIVE DELL’ATTACCAMENTO. Dalla teoria alla pratica clinica.” https://www.torrossa.com/en/resources/an/5122212
Stewart, Rebecca, 2021. How do psychological practitioners construct the meaning of parental alienation: a social constructionist approach. Doctorate thesis, Counseling Psychology, University of Wolverhampton. https://wlv.openrepository.com/handle/2436/624683
Swanick, Rachel, and Efthymios Papatzikis. 2022. Achieving Behavioural Advancement through the Dynamic Maturation Model and the Assessment of Parent–Child Interactions in a Music Therapy Context. Behavioral Sciences 12, no. 9: 338. https://doi.org/10.3390/bs12090338. https://www.mdpi.com/2076-328X/12/9/338/htm#
Syrjänen, Milla. Adults with ADHD and their children: a multiple-case study of attachment: self-protective strategies of parents with ADHD and their children as mediated by sensitivity. (2021). https://helda.helsinki.fi/handle/10138/327540
Turtonen, Otto, Aino Saarinen, Lauri Nummenmaa, Lauri Tuominen, Maria Tikka, Reetta-Liina Armio, Airi Hautamäki et al. Adult attachment system links with brain mu opioid receptor availability in vivo. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging 6, no. 3 (2021): 360-369. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2451902220303177
Ash, Zoe, and Ben Grey. ‘I feel… I need to defend myself’: Exploring the influence of social worker’s attachment history on the social worker-client relationship. Human Systems (2022): 26344041221115940. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/26344041221115940
Chrząstowski, Szymon. Fostering Therapeutic Security in Insecure Times: Populism and the New Rise of Nationalism. Human Systems 2, no. 1 (February 2022): 30–49. https://doi.org/10.1177/26344041211062848.
Cristofanelli, Silvia. Perdita traumatica: dal caos a una nuova narrazione del sé. Phenomena Journal-Giornale Internazionale di Psicopatologia, Neuroscienze e Psicoterapia 4, no. 1 (2022): 29-43. https://phenomenajournal.marpedizioni.it/phenomena/article/view/151
Crittenden, Patricia M., Susan J. Spieker, Andrea Landini, and Giuliana Florit. L’attaccamento adulto nella valutazione del rischio per il minore. Teoria e dati sull’uso della DMM-Adult Attachment Interview in contesti forensi. Quaderni di Psicoterapia Cognitiva-Open Access 50 (2022). https://journals.francoangeli.it/index.php/qpcoa/article/view/14083
Dallos, Rudi. Assessing attachment in families. The Routledge Handbook of Attachment (3 volume set) (2022): 192. https://books.google.com/books?hl=en&lr=&id=uGN7EAAAQBAJ&oi=fnd&pg=PA192&dq=crittenden+dmm+&ots=rxWp2bd1U7&sig=c8F7IheTnX08KhSSTaMsRLYMJLc
Farnfield, Steve. From preschool to school age. The Routledge Handbook of Attachment (3 volume set) (2022): 81. https://books.google.com/books?hl=en&lr=&id=uGN7EAAAQBAJ&oi=fnd&pg=PA81&dq=crittenden+dmm+&ots=rxWp2bb409&sig=35LlkqawrzJnYrClYdV7yr96Nx8#v=onepage&q=crittenden%20dmm&f=false
Furlong, Maria, 2022. Safety, trust, and maternal deprivation. Contemporary Child Psychotherapy: Integration and Imagination in Creative Clinical Practice (2022): 179. https://books.google.com/books?hl=en&lr=&id=l2xtEAAAQBAJ&oi=fnd&pg=PA179&dq=crittenden+dmm+&ots=MQv94BhWkp&sig=JCVRxP4pWZbHoqJsv7zMEMjtqFQ
Giannotti, Michele, Arianna Bentenuto, Paola Venuti, and Simona de Falco. Explicit and implicit attachment representations in cognitively able school-age children with autism spectrum disorder: A window to their inner world. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry (2022): 13591045221113390. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/13591045221113390
Hautamäki, Airi. Mothers and infants. The Routledge Handbook of Attachment (3 volume set) (2022): 37. https://books.google.com/books?hl=en&lr=&id=uGN7EAAAQBAJ&oi=fnd&pg=PA37&dq=crittenden+dmm+&ots=rxWp2bc2X7&sig=FGOCS_27mXAAHW_BRmBzBD-zHxo
Hickle, Kristi, and Michelle Lefevre. Learning to Love and Trust Again: A Relational Approach to Developmental Trauma. Safeguarding Young People: Risk, Rights, Resilience and Relationships (2022): 159. https://books.google.com/books?hl=en&lr=&id=7zVTEAAAQBAJ&oi=fnd&pg=PA159&dq=crittenden+dmm+&ots=r6boBBF9Cl&sig=7dOnimOWmG-SrhJ3866PdAHnw8s#v=onepage&q=crittenden%20dmm&f=false
Hilker, Lisanne. Peculiarities of attachment behavior in children with autism. Interaction problems as a signaling disorder between people: The” DMM” according to Crittenden. GRIN Verlag, 2022.
Holmes, Paul, and Steve Farnfield, eds. The Routledge Handbook of Attachment (3 volume set). Taylor & Francis, 2022. https://books.google.com/books?hl=en&lr=&id=uGN7EAAAQBAJ&oi=fnd&pg=PP1&dq=crittenden+dmm+&ots=rxWp2bd4Va&sig=RDpslNMJuFAggZtLHEd5v_LgcJE
Quattropani, Maria C., Alessandra Geraci, Vittorio Lenzo, Alberto Sardella, and Adriano Schimmenti. Failures in Reflective Functioning, Dissociative Experiences, and Eating Disorder: a Study On a Sample of Italian Adolescents. Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma 15, no. 2 (2022): 365-374. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40653-022-00450-9
Van der Watt, Alberta SJ, Annerine Roos, Stefan Du Plessis, Eric Bui, Elmien Lesch, and Soraya Seedat. An Attachment Theory Approach to Reframing Romantic Relationship Breakups in University Students: A Narrative Review of Attachment, Neural Circuitry, and Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms. Journal of Couple & Relationship Therapy 21, no. 2 (2022): 129-150. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/ref/10.1080/15332691.2021.1908197?scroll=top
Wilkinson, S. R. (2022). Diagnosis on the way out – personality on the way in? Priorities in treatment in child and adolescent psychiatry. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 27(2), 504–514. https://doi.org/10.1177/13591045211048171