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Table 2 AAI Attachment Representations and Substance Abuse/Dependence.

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

  Alcohol Diagnosisa
(n = 193)
Marijuana Diagnosis
(n = 194)
Non-Marijuana Drug Diagnosis
(n = 194)
  No Yes No Yes No Yes
Organized Attachment       
   Dismissing (Ds) 35 (44%) 44 (56%) 63 (78%) 18 (22%) 66 (82%) 15 (18%)
   Preoccupied (E) 7 (44%) 9 (56%) 11 (69%) 5 (31%) 9 (56%) 7 (44%)
   Earned-secure (ES) 9 (36%) 16 (64%) 15 (60%) 10 (40%) 20 (80%) 5 (20%)
   Continuous-secure (CS) 48 (56%) 38 (44%) 77 (90%) 9 (10%) 78 (91%) 8 (9%)
Unresolved/Disoriented       
   Not-unresolved (Not-U) 73 (47%) 81 (53%) 123 (79%) 32 (21%) 130 (84%) 25 (16%)
   Unresolved (U) 18 (46%) 21 (54%) 32 (82%) 7 (18%) 31 (80%) 8 (20%)
  1. Note. Ds = dismissing. E = preoccupied. ES = earned-secure. CS = continuous-secure Sample size of 194 for analyses including unresolved/disoriented attachment classification. Percentages are within substance and rows.
  2. a Diagnoses were missing for two subjects due to incomplete data.