9 al 12 de setiembre del 2020

Thematic areas

Basic principles of attachment theory.

Studies that explore, discuss and update the classical theoretical postulates of attachment theory (sensitivity hypothesis, distribution of attachment styles in the population, etc.).

Precursors of attachment security.

Studies that explore factors linked to the development of attachment during the stages before the baby is born or during the first months of life.

Attachment during adolescence and adulthood.

Studies that explore the characteristics of the attachment bond during adolescence and adulthood as well as its relationship with the integral development of the person.

Paternity, maternity and alternative care figures.

Research that explores the particular characteristics of the relational bond of the child with different figures of his family environment

Relationships in care and learning contexts outside the home.

Studies that address early bonding relationships in learning contexts such as school, initial educational centers or in care contexts such as nurseries

Relationships in many sociocultural environments.

Studies that explore the particular characteristics of the development of link relationships in different sociocultural contexts.


The Effect of early relationships throughout the lifespan.

Relationship of the early bond with the socio-emotional development, well-being and mental health of the individual at different stages of development.

 Neuro-genetic perspective on early relationships.

Exploration of the characteristics of early relationships considering their interaction with neurodevelopmental factors or particular genetic variants

Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Attachment and Early Development.

Presentations that address the characteristics of early development and its consequences through development from a perspective that integrates attachment theory and psychoanalytic theory

Intervention from attachment theory.

Studies that focus on intervention and have attachment theory as the base of understanding the impact expected. Interventions can be programs, projects, group or individual interventions.

Public policies and early development.

Presentations on public policies that seek to have an impact on the physical and mental health of individuals in the early stages of their development.

Methodological innovations in the investigation of attachment and early relationships.

Studies characterized by the implementation and development of innovative methodological research instruments or designs for the exploration of variables related to attachment theory through life.