To date, only a handful of studies have probed brain systems activated during social interactions or emotional tasks from an AT perspective, and even fewer explored the influence of individual differences in secure or insecure AASs. Social hedonic capacity is associated with the AG polymorphism of the mu-opioid receptor gene OPRM1 in adult healthy volunteers and psychiatric patients. This article has multiple issues.
The diagram below shows the sequence of events in the security-based strategy. This concept draws upon the phylogenetic perspective of social engagement and attachment proposed by Porges Porges, History of attachment theory. The second strategy is called the hyperactivation , or anxiety attachment, strategy.