questionnaires filled out by parents and teachers. A follow-up study was conducted at age 21 as laboratory visit to conduct interviews of recalling memories in childhood in relation to attachment styles with the participants caregivers. Some studies evaluated the relationship between these variables in a similar fashion in which they investigated “concepts closely related to extraversion” (Fransson, Granqvist, Bohlin, & Hagekull, 2013). Also, these studies compared secure and insecure attached children in relation to social skills and attitude. These previous studies supported the notion of a prospective link between attachment and personality. However, the previous studies focused on the of the personality trait of extraversion. The authors used a longitudinal approach to this study. The attachment factors were obtain using the Seperation Anxiety Test (SAT) and Adult Attachment Interview (AAI), whereas information assessing personality was obtained though questionnaires (Fransson, Granqvist, Bohlin, & Hagekull, 2013). The SAT was used to measure attachment at age 8.5, which consisted of exposing photo
Guzman 2 od variations of separation between child and parent (mild to severe) to children. Validity of the SAT is indicated by association to measures of quality representation of self (Fransson, Granqvist, Bohlin, & Hagekull, 2013). The AAI—a semi-structured interview— was conducted at age 21 to describe and evaluate childhood through specific attachment memories. Reliability
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