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Some articles on working models:

Attachment In Adults - Working Models - Stability of Working Models
... Investigators study the stability of working models by looking at the stability of attachment styles ... Attachment styles reflect the thoughts and expectations that constitute working models ... Changes in attachment styles therefore indicate changes in working models ...
Attachment Theory - Attachment in Adults
... The organisation and stability of the mental working models that underlie the attachment styles is explored by social psychologists interested in romantic ... The organisation of mental working models is more stable while the individual's state of mind with respect to attachment fluctuates more ... have suggested that adults do not hold a single set of working models ...

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