Steele, Howard


Howard Steele
PhD 1991, University College, London
Professor and Director of Graduate Studies


Concentrations: Attachment theory and research; bonds between parents and children and intergenerational consequences of attachment; children's understanding of emotion.

Co-Director (with Miriam Steele) of the Center for Attachment Research:

Recent Publications:

"Early social and emotional experience matters: The first year of life," (PDF) Child Psychology and Psychiatry: Frameworks for Practice (2011), Second Edition, pp.41-44.

"Test of time On re-reading 'Psychoanalysis and child care', John Bowlby's lecture delivered in 1956 on the centenary of Sigmund Freud's birth," (PDF) Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry (2010), Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 453-458.

"An attachment perspective on borderline personality disorder: Advances in gene-environment considerations," (PDF) Curr Psychiatry Rep (2010), Vol. 12, pp. 61-67.

"The Adult Attachment Interview: A clinical tool for facilitating and measuring process and change in psychotherapy" Psychotherapy Research 2009, 19, 633-643.  

"Early attachment predicts emotion recognition at 6 and 11 years," (PDF) Attachment and Human Development, 10, pp.379-393.

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