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Vaughn, B., Egeland, B., Sroufe, L. A., & Waters, E. (1979). Individual differences in infant-mother attachment at twelve and eighteen months: Stability and change in families under stress. Child Development, 50.  971-975.

Sroufe, L. A., & Ward, M. J. (1980). Seductive behavior of mothers of toddlers: Occurrence, correlates, and family origins. Child Development, 51.  1222-1229.

Waters, E., Vaughn, B., & Egeland, B. (1980). Individual differences in infant-mother attachment relationships at age one: Antecedent in neonatal behavior in an urban, economically disadvantaged sample. Child Development, 51, 203-216.

Pastor, D. (1981). The quality of mother-infant attachment and its relationship to toddler's initial sociability with peers. Developmental Psychology, 17(3), 326-335.

Sroufe, L. A. (1983). Infant-caregiver attachment and patterns of adaptation in preschool: The roots of maladaptation and competence. In M. Perlmutter (Ed.), Minnesota symposium in child psychology, 16, 41-91. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

Sroufe, L.A., Fox, N.E., & Pancake, V.R. (1983). Attachment and dependency in developmental perspective. Child Development, 54.  1615-1627.

Egeland, B., & Farber, E. A. (1984). Infant-mother attachment: Factors related to its development and changes over time. Child Development, 55(3), 753-771.

Erickson, M. F., Sroufe, L. A., & Egeland, B. (1985). The relationship between quality of attachment and behavior problems in preschool in a high risk sample. In I. Bretherton and E. Waters (Eds.), Child Development Monographs, 50(1-2), 147-166.

Sroufe, L. A. (1986). Bowlby's contribution to psychoanalytic theory and developmental psychopathology. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 27, 841-849.

Sroufe, L.A. & Fleeson, J. (1986). Attachment and the construction of relationships. In W.W. Hartup & Z. Rubin (Eds.) Relationships and development. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. (pp. 51-71).

Jacobvitz, D., & Sroufe, L.A. (1987). The early caregiver-child relationship and attention-deficit disorder with hyperactivity in kindergarten: A prospective study. Child Development, 58.  1488-1495.

Troy, M., & Sroufe, L.A. (1987). Victimization among preschoolers: Role of attachment relationship history. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 26(2). 166-172.

Sroufe, L. A. (1988) The role of infant-caregiver attachment in development. In J. Belsky & T. Nezworski (Eds.), Clinical implications of attachment (pp. 18-38). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum. 

Sroufe, L.A. & Fleeson, J. (1988). The coherence of family relationships. In R.A. Hinde & J. Stevenson-Hinde (Eds.) Relationships within families: Mutual influences. Oxford University Press (pp. 27-47).

Kestenbaum, R., Farber, A., & Sroufe, L.A. (1989). Individual differences in empathy among preschoolers: Relation to attachment history. In N. Eisenberg (Ed.), Empathy and related emotional responses: No. 44. New directions for child development (pp. 51-56).  San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Sroufe, L. A. (1989). Relationships, self, and individual adaptation. In A. J. Sameroff & R. N. Emde (Eds.), Relationship disturbances in early childhood: A developmental approach (pp. 70-94). New York: Basic Books.

Sroufe, L. A. (1990). Considering normal and abnormal together: The essence of developmental psychopathology. Development and Psychopathology, 2,  335-347.

Shulman, S., Elicker, J., & Sroufe, L.A. (1994). Stages of friendship growth in preadolescence as related to attachment history. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 11.  341-361.

Carlson, E., & Sroufe, L. A. (1995). The contribution of attachment theory to developmental psychopathology. In D. Cicchetti & D. Cohen (Eds.), Developmental processes and psychopathology: Volume 1. Theoretical perspectives and methodological approaches (pp. 581-617). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Susman-Stillman, A., Kalkoske, M., Egeland, B., & Waldman, I. (1996). Infant temperament and maternal sensitivity as predictors of attachment security. Infant Behavior and Development, 19(1), 33-47.

Fury, G., Carlson, E., & Sroufe, L.A. (1997).  Children’s representations of attachment relationships in family drawings.  Child Development, 68, 1154-1164.

Warren, S. L., Huston, L., Egeland, B., & Sroufe, L. A. (1997). Child and adolescent anxiety disorders and early attachment. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 36, 637-644.

Weinfield, N., Ogawa, J., & Sroufe, L. A. (1997).  Early attachment as a pathway to adolescent peer competence. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 7, 241-265.

Carlson, E. A. (1998).  A prospective longitudinal study of attachment disorganization/disorientation.  Child Development, 69(4), 1107-1128.

Sroufe, L. A., Carlson, E. A., Levy, A. K., & Egeland, B. (1999). Implications of attachment theory for developmental psychopathology. Development and Psychopathology, 11, 1-13.

Sroufe, L. A., Egeland, B., & Carlson, E.  (1999).  One social world:  The integrated development of parent-child and peer relationships.  In W. A. Collins & B. Laursen (Eds.), Relationships as developmental context: The 30th Minnesota symposium on child psychology (pp. 241-262). Hillsdale, NJ:  Erlbaum.

Weinfield, N. S., Sroufe, L. A., Egeland, B., & Carlson, E.  (1999).  The nature of individual differences in infant-caregiver attachment.  In J. Cassidy & P. Shaver (Eds.), Handbook of Attachment: Theory, research, and clinical application (pp. 68-88).  New York: Guilford Press.

Englund, M. M., Levy, A. K., Hyson, D. M., & Sroufe, L. A. (2000). Adolescent social competence: Effectiveness in a group setting.  Child Development, 71(4), 1049-1060.

Sroufe, L. A., Duggal, S., Weinfield, N., & Carlson, E. (2000). Relationships, development, and psychopathology. In A. J. Sameroff, M. Lewis, & S. M. Miller (Eds.) Handbook of Developmental Psychopathology, 2nd ed. New York: Kluwer Academic / Plenum Publishers.

Waters, E., Weinfield, N.S., & Hamilton, C.E. (2000).  The stability of attachment security from infancy to adolescence and early adulthood: Introduction and general discussion.  Child Development, 71(3). 703-706.

Weinfield, N. S., Sroufe, L. A., & Egeland, B. (2000). Attachment from infancy to young adulthood in a high-risk sample: Continuity, discontinuity and their correlates.  Child Development, 71(3), 695-702.

Roisman, G.I., Madsen, S.D., Hennighausen, K.H., Sroufe, L.A., & Collins, W.A.  (2001).  The coherence of dyadic behavior across parent-child and romantic relationships as mediated by the internalized representation of experience.  Attachment and Human Development, 3(2), 156-172.

Sroufe, L. A.  (2001).  From infant attachment to promotion adolescent autonomy: Longitudinal data on the role of parents in development.  In J. Borkowski, S. Ramey, & M. Bristol-Power (Eds.), Parenting and your child’s world. (pp.187-202). Erlbaum: Hillsdale, NJ.

Roisman, G.I., Padron, E., Sroufe, L.A., & Egeland, B. (2002). Earned-secure attachment status in retrospect and prospect. Child Development, 73(4), 1204-1219.

Weinfield, N.S., Ogawa, J., & Egeland, B. (2002). Predictability of observed mother-child interaction from preschool to middle childhood in a high-risk sample. Child Development, 73(2), 528-543.

Carlson, E.A., Sampson, M., & Sroufe, L.A. (2003). Implications of attachment theory and research for developmental-behavioral pediatrics. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 24(5). 364-379.

Carlson, E.A., Sroufe, L.A., & Egeland, B. (2004). The construction of experience: A longitudinal study of representation and behavior. Child Development, 75(1). 66-83.

Egeland, B., & Carlson, E.  (2004).  Attachment and psychopathology.  In L. Atkinson (Ed.), Clinical Applications of Attachment. (pp.27-48). Mahwah, NJ:  Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.

Weinfield, N. S., Whaley, G. J. L, & Egeland, B. (2004). Continuity, discontinuity, and coherence in attachment from infancy to late adolescence: Sequelae of organization and disorganization.  Journal of Attachment and Human Development, 6(1), 73-97.

Sroufe, L. A., Egeland, B., Carlson, E., & Collins, W. A. (2005). Placing early attachment experiences in developmental context. In K. E. Grossmann, K. Grossmann, & E. Waters (Eds.), Attachment from infancy to adulthood: The major longitudinal studies (pp. 48-70). New York: Guilford Publications.

Sroufe, L. A. (2005). Attachment and development: A prospective, longitudinal study from birth to adulthood. Attachment & Human Development, 7(4). 349-367.

Suess, G. J. & Sroufe, J. (2005). Clinical implications of The development of the person. Attachment & Human Development, 7(4). 381-392.

Carlivati, J. & Collins, W.A. (2007). Adolescent attachment representations and development in a risk sample. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 11. 91-105.

Sroufe, L. A. (2009). The concept of development in developmental psychopathology. Child Development Perspectives, 3, 178-183.

Sroufe, L. A., Coffino, B., & Carlson, E. A. (2010). Conceptualizing the role of early experience:  Lessons from the Minnesota Longitudinal Study. Developmental Review, 30 (1), 36-51.

Causadias, J. M., Sroufe, L. A., & Herreros, F. (2011). The establishment of an attachment research network in Latin America: Goals, accomplishments, and challenges. Attachment and Human Development, 13, 193-198.

Sroufe, A., & McIntosh, J. (2011). Divorce and attachment relationships: The longitudinal journey. Family Court Review, 49(3), 464-473.

van Ryzin, M.J., Carlson, E.A., & Sroufe, L.A. (2011). Attachment discontinuity in a high risk sample. Attachment and Human Development, 13(4). 381-401.

Raby, K. L., Cicchetti, D., Carlson, E. A., Cutuli, J.J., Englund, M. M., & Egeland, B. (2012). Genetic and caregiving-based contributions to infant attachment: Unique associations with distress reactivity and attachment security. Psychological Science, 23, 1016-1023. doi: 10.1177/0956797612438265

Puig, J., Englund, M. M., Simpson, J.A., & Collins, W. A. (2013). Predicting adult physical illness from infant attachment: A prospective longitudinal study. Health Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/a0028889

Raby, K. L., Cicchetti, D., Carlson, E. A., Egeland, B., & Collins, W.A. (2013). Genetic contributions to continuity and change in attachment security: A prospective, longitudinal investigation from infancy to young adulthood. Journal of Child Psychiatry and Psychology, 54(11), 1223-1230. doi:10.1111/jcpp.12093

Simpson, J. A., Collins, W. A., Farrell, A. K., & Raby, K. L. (2014). Attachment and relationships across time: An organizational-developmental perspective. In V. Zayas & C. Hazan (Eds.), Bases of adult attachment: From brain to mind to behavior. New York: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4614-9622-9_4r