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Psicologia

versão impressa ISSN 0874-2049

Psicologia v.20 n.1 Lisboa  2006

 

A Avaliação da Vinculação do Adulto: uma revisão crítica a propósito da aplicação da Adult Attachment Scale-R (AAS-R) na população Portuguesa

M. Cristina Canavarro 1

Pedro Dias 2

Vânia Lima 3

 

 

Resumo: O presente artigo, numa primeira parte, procura esclarecer algumas questões conceptuais em torno do conceito de vinculação do adulto. Seguidamente são referidas algumas implicações dos tópicos abordados para a avaliação da vin­culação do adulto, assim como debatidos alguns aspectos mais polémicos associa­dos às metodologias utilizadas.

Por último, focando a avaliação da vinculação do adulto através de questionários de auto­‑resposta, apresentam­‑se alguns dos estudos psicométricos realizados em Portugal com a Adult Attachment Scale­‑R (Collins & Read, 1990), que na versão portuguesa recebe a designação de Escala de Vinculação do Adulto (EVA).

Palavras‑chave: vinculação; vinculação do adulto; avaliação; Adult Attachment Scale, Escala de Vinculação do Adulto

 

 

The Assessment of Adult Attachment: A critical review on the sequence of the appli­cation of the Adult Attachment Scale‑R (AAS‑R) to the Portuguese population

Abstract: This article, in its first part, tries to gather knowledge about some of the conceptual issues on adult attachment. These conceptual issues are discussed in terms of the adult attachment assessment and also some of the most polemical aspects on methodology are also highlighted.

Finally, focusing on the assessment of adult attachment through self­‑report ques­tionnaires, some psychometric data and results of Portuguese studies concerning the adaptation of Adult Attachment Scale­‑R (Collins & Read, 1990), named “Es­cala de Vinculação do Adulto” (EVA) are presented.

Key‑words: attachment; adult attachment; assessment; Adult Attachment Scale

 

 

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Agradecimento

Gostaríamos de agradecer aos investigadores Susana Tereno, João Almeida, Teresa Marques e Joana Coutinho, pela amabilidade que tiveram ao facultar o acesso às suas bases de dados. Este facto constituiu uma im­portante contribuição para o prosseguimento dos estudos psicométricos da EVA.

 

1 Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação da Universidade de Coimbra. Toda a correspondência sobre este artigo deve ser enviada para Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação da Universidade de Coimbra, Rua do Colégio Novo, Apartado 6153, 3001­‑802 Coimbra, ou para mccanavarro@fpce.uc.pt.

2 Instituto de Educação, Universidade Católica Portuguesa do Porto. Bolseiro de doutora­mento pela FCT (ref. SFRH/BD/6944/2001).

3 Departamento de Psicologia, Universidade do Minho. Bolseira de doutoramento pela FCT (ref. SFRH/BD/13291/2003).