Fearful-Avoidant Attachment: A Specific Impact on Sexuality?

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Serval ID
serval:BIB_A0C111EA435D
Type
Article: article from journal or magazin.
Collection
Publications
Title
Fearful-Avoidant Attachment: A Specific Impact on Sexuality?
Journal
Journal of sex & marital therapy
Author(s)
Favez N., Tissot H.
ISSN
1521-0715 (Electronic)
ISSN-L
0092-623X
Publication state
Published
Issued date
2019
Peer-reviewed
Oui
Volume
45
Number
6
Pages
510-523
Language
english
Notes
Publication types: Journal Article
Publication Status: ppublish
Abstract
In this study, we investigated sexual outcomes in individuals presenting fearful-avoidant attachment, that is, those who have both high avoidant and anxious attachment tendencies (reluctant to engage in a close relationship and a dire need to be loved by others). A community sample of men and women (N = 600; 25-45 years) completed self-reported questionnaires related to attachment, sexuality, and control variables. Results showed that fearful avoidance is predictive of (a) more sexual partners in individuals during their lifetime and (b) greater sexual compliance. These effects were true for women as well as for men.
Keywords
Adult, Anxiety/psychology, Female, Humans, Interpersonal Relations, Male, Object Attachment, Personal Satisfaction, Self Efficacy, Sexual Behavior/psychology, Sexual Partners/psychology
Pubmed
Web of science
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18/02/2021 17:05
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23/02/2021 7:27
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