The Adult Attachment Scale (AAS) was officially developed in 1990 but built on the earlier work of Hazen & Shaver (1987) and Levy & Davis (1988). The scale was developed by decomposing the original three prototypical descriptions (Hazen & Shaver, 1987) into a series of 18 items. The scale consists of 18 items scored on a 5 point likert-type scale. Thank you for your interest in the Adult Attachment Scale. In this document you will find a copy of the original and revised Adult Attachment Scales, along with information on scoring. You’ll also find some general information about self-report measures of adult attachment style, and a .
Self-Report Measures of Adult Attachment Phillip R. Shaver University of California, Davis R. Chris Fraley Although we believe that the multi-item scales, such as the ones developed by Brennan and her colleagues, are the best available at this time, we encourage attachment researchers to improve self-report measures of adult attachment. models, and the role of attachment in adult life. A summary of the measures commonly used in the study of adult attachment follows. The literature review is organized by measure, examining topics such as relations between childhood experiences and adult attachment status, and adult attachment and adult personality and functioning, parenting and.
Take the Attachment Styles Test by Dr. Diane Poole Heller and learn what your Adult Attachment Style is: Secure, Avoidant, Ambivalent, or Disorganized. This easy questionnaire is designed to be an interactive learning tool. When responding, consider how strongly you identify with each statement. Attachment in adults is commonly measured using the Adult Attachment Interview, the Adult Attachment Projective Picture System, and self-report questionnaires. Self-report questionnaires assess attachment style, a personality dimension that describes .