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Table 1 Distribution of Inferred Childhood Experiences across Attachment Groups.

From: Attachment as an organizer of behavior: implications for substance abuse problems and willingness to seek treatment

  Dismissing
(n = 81)
Preoccupied
(n = 16)
Earned-secure
(n = 25)
Continuous-secure
(n = 86)
  M SD M SD M SD M SD
Mother         
   Loving 3.004 .18 2.584 .36 2.594 .29 5.801,2,3 .15
   Rejection 4.564 .23 5.214 .45 5.294 .37 1.801,2,3 .19
   Involving-Reversing 1.412 .20 2.851 .39 2.07 .32 1.81 .16
   Pressure-to-Achieve 1.79 .20 2.45 .39 1.2 .32 1.38 .16
   Neglecting 1.782 .18 3.541,3,4 .35 2.162,4 .29 1.262,3 .14
Father         
   Loving 2.814 .18 2.994 .18 2.044 .29 5.511,2,3 .15
   Rejection 4.623,4 .23 3.753,4 .46 5.861,2,4 .38 2.091,2,3 .19
   Involving-Reversing 1.252 .12 2.281,4 .23 1.62 .19 1.132 .09
   Pressure-to-Achieve 1.57 .16 1.87 .31 2.204 .26 1.293 .13
   Neglecting 3.454 .28 3.674 .56 3.694 .46 2.061,2,3 .23
  1. Note. Superscripts indicate significantly different means across attachment classifications: 1 = Dismissing, 2 = Preoccupied, 3 = Earned-secure, 4 = Continuous-secure.