General Working Models

Some articles on working models:

Attachment In Adults - Working Models - Organization of Working Models
... Bartholomew and Horowitz have proposed that working models consist of two parts ... This corresponds to the distinction between positive and negative thoughts about the self in working models ... These results suggested working models indeed contain two distinct domains—thoughts about self and thoughts about others—and that each domain can be characterized as generally positive or generally negative ...

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