M Mikulincer

Summary

Affiliation: Bar-Ilan University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Exploring individual differences in reactions to mortality salience: does attachment style regulate terror management mechanisms?
    M Mikulincer
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Pers Soc Psychol 79:260-73. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Attachment theory and reactions to others' needs:' evidence that activation of the sense of attachment security promotes empathic responses
    M Mikulincer
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Pers Soc Psychol 81:1205-24. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Attachment security in couple relationships: a systemic model and its implications for family dynamics
    Mario Mikulincer
    Dept of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Fam Process 41:405-34. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint The affective component of the secure base schema: affective priming with representations of attachment security
    M Mikulincer
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Pers Soc Psychol 81:305-21. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Attachment theory and intergroup bias: evidence that priming the secure base schema attenuates negative reactions to out-groups
    M Mikulincer
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Pers Soc Psychol 81:97-115. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Stress and accessibility of proximity-related thoughts: exploring the normative and intraindividual components of attachment theory
    M Mikulincer
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Pers Soc Psychol 78:509-23. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint The association between parental reports of attachment style and family dynamics, and offspring's reports of adult attachment style
    M Mikulincer
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Fam Process 38:243-57. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint The association between spouses' self-reports of attachment styles and representations of family dynamics
    M Mikulincer
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Fam Process 38:69-83. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Attachment-related strategies during thought suppression: ironic rebounds and vulnerable self-representations
    Mario Mikulincer
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Pers Soc Psychol 87:940-56. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint The existential function of close relationships: introducing death into the science of love
    Mario Mikulincer
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Pers Soc Psychol Rev 7:20-40. 2003

Detail Information

Publications47

  1. ncbi request reprint Exploring individual differences in reactions to mortality salience: does attachment style regulate terror management mechanisms?
    M Mikulincer
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Pers Soc Psychol 79:260-73. 2000
    ..Studies 4-5 revealed that mortality salience led to an increase in the sense of symbolic immortality as well as in the desire of intimacy only among secure persons, but not among avoidant and anxious-ambivalent persons...
  2. ncbi request reprint Attachment theory and reactions to others' needs:' evidence that activation of the sense of attachment security promotes empathic responses
    M Mikulincer
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Pers Soc Psychol 81:1205-24. 2001
    ..The discussion emphasizes the relevance of attachment theory for explaining reactions to others' needs...
  3. ncbi request reprint Attachment security in couple relationships: a systemic model and its implications for family dynamics
    Mario Mikulincer
    Dept of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Fam Process 41:405-34. 2002
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint The affective component of the secure base schema: affective priming with representations of attachment security
    M Mikulincer
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Pers Soc Psychol 81:305-21. 2001
    ..The results also revealed interesting effects of attachment style. The discussion focuses on the affective component of the secure base schema...
  5. ncbi request reprint Attachment theory and intergroup bias: evidence that priming the secure base schema attenuates negative reactions to out-groups
    M Mikulincer
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Pers Soc Psychol 81:97-115. 2001
    ..The discussion emphasizes the relevance of attachment theory for understanding intergroup attitudes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Stress and accessibility of proximity-related thoughts: exploring the normative and intraindividual components of attachment theory
    M Mikulincer
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Pers Soc Psychol 78:509-23. 2000
    ..However, they showed no accessibility to proximity worries even after the priming of a semantically related word and reacted with high accessibility to these worries upon the addition of cognitive load...
  7. ncbi request reprint The association between parental reports of attachment style and family dynamics, and offspring's reports of adult attachment style
    M Mikulincer
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Fam Process 38:243-57. 1999
    ..The discussion attempts to integrate attachment theory with a family system perspective...
  8. ncbi request reprint The association between spouses' self-reports of attachment styles and representations of family dynamics
    M Mikulincer
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Fam Process 38:69-83. 1999
    ..Findings are discussed in terms of attachment theory...
  9. ncbi request reprint Attachment-related strategies during thought suppression: ironic rebounds and vulnerable self-representations
    Mario Mikulincer
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Pers Soc Psychol 87:940-56. 2004
    ..Attachment anxiety was associated with high activation of negative self-representations and unremitting separation-related thoughts. The results are discussed in terms of the hidden vulnerabilities of avoidant individuals...
  10. ncbi request reprint The existential function of close relationships: introducing death into the science of love
    Mario Mikulincer
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Pers Soc Psychol Rev 7:20-40. 2003
    ..In addition, we present empirical evidence supporting the possibility that close relationships function as a related yet separate mechanism from the self-esteem and cultural worldview defenses...
  11. ncbi request reprint Attachment, caregiving, and altruism: boosting attachment security increases compassion and helping
    Mario Mikulincer
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Pers Soc Psychol 89:817-39. 2005
    ..As expected, attachment security provides a foundation for care-oriented feelings and caregiving behaviors, whereas various forms of insecurity suppress or interfere with compassionate caregiving...
  12. ncbi request reprint Attachment, group-related processes, and psychotherapy
    Mario Mikulincer
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Int J Group Psychother 57:233-45. 2007
  13. ncbi request reprint Activation of the attachment system in adulthood: threat-related primes increase the accessibility of mental representations of attachment figures
    Mario Mikulincer
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Pers Soc Psychol 83:881-95. 2002
    ..These effects were not, explained by trait anxiety. The discussion focuses on the dynamics of attachment-system activation in adulthood...
  14. ncbi request reprint Adult attachment style and the perception of others: the role of projective mechanisms
    M Mikulincer
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Pers Soc Psychol 76:1022-34. 1999
    ..Findings are discussed in terms of the regulatory goals and strategies that characterize the mental representations of each attachment style...
  15. ncbi request reprint The effects of mortality salience on relationship strivings and beliefs: the moderating role of attachment style
    Orit Taubman-Ben-Ari
    School of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Israel
    Br J Soc Psychol 41:419-41. 2002
    ..These mortality salience effects were found mainly among persons who scored low on attachment anxiety or attachment avoidance. Findings were discussed in light of the terror management function of close relationships...
  16. ncbi request reprint Fear of death and the judgment of social transgressions: a multidimensional test of terror management theory
    V Florian
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Pers Soc Psychol 73:369-80. 1997
    ..More severe judgments of transgressions after death salience manipulation were found mainly when there was a fit between these 3 factors. Findings are discussed in light of terror management theory...
  17. ncbi request reprint Symbolic immortality and the management of the terror of death: the moderating role of attachment style
    V Florian
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Pers Soc Psychol 74:725-34. 1998
    ..The inverse correlation found in Study 1 was revealed only among securely attached persons. The discussion emphasizes the interconnectedness between personality, symbolic immortality, and the management of the terror of death...
  18. ncbi request reprint Adult attachment style and individual differences in functional versus dysfunctional experiences of anger
    M Mikulincer
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Pers Soc Psychol 74:513-24. 1998
    ..For avoidant persons, it included high hostility, escapist responses, and lack of awareness of physiological signs of anger. The underlying action of working models is emphasized in the discussion...
  19. ncbi request reprint An existentialist view on mortality salience effects: personal hardiness, death-thought accessibility, and cultural worldview defence
    V Florian
    Department of Psychology, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Br J Soc Psychol 40:437-53. 2001
    ..The discussion emphasizes the importance of considering inner resources when examining reactions to mortality reminders...
  20. ncbi request reprint Adult attachment style and affect regulation: strategic variations in subjective self-other similarity
    M Mikulincer
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Pers Soc Psychol 75:436-48. 1998
    ..Insecure persons' distortions resulted from transformations they made in representations of the self and others. Results are discussed in terms of attachment theory...
  21. ncbi request reprint Leaders as attachment figures: leaders' attachment orientations predict leadership-related mental representations and followers' performance and mental health
    Rivka Davidovitz
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Pers Soc Psychol 93:632-50. 2007
    ..Results are discussed with respect to the value of attachment theory for the study of leadership...
  22. ncbi request reprint Adult attachment style and affect regulation: strategic variations in self-appraisals
    M Mikulincer
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Pers Soc Psychol 75:420-35. 1998
    ..Results are discussed in terms of attachment-related strategies of affect regulation...
  23. ncbi request reprint When sex is more than just sex: attachment orientations, sexual experience, and relationship quality
    Gurit E Birnbaum
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Pers Soc Psychol 91:929-43. 2006
    ..The authors discuss the possibility that attachment orientations are associated with different sex-related strategies and goals within romantic relationships...
  24. doi request reprint Mothers' attachment style, their mental health, and their children's emotional vulnerabilities: a 7-year study of children with congenital heart disease
    Ety Berant
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    J Pers 76:31-65. 2008
    ..In addition, mothers' attachment insecurities (both anxiety and avoidance) at the beginning of the study were associated with their children's emotional problems and poor self-image 7 years later...
  25. ncbi request reprint Rorschach correlates of self-reported attachment dimensions: dynamic manifestations of hyperactivating and deactivating strategies
    Ety Berant
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Pers Assess 84:70-81. 2005
    ..We discuss the findings in terms of implicit psychodynamic processes inherent in attachment-system functioning...
  26. ncbi request reprint Attachment theory and group processes: the association between attachment style and group-related representations, goals, memories, and functioning
    Eldad Rom
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Pers Soc Psychol 84:1220-35. 2003
    ..Group cohesion significantly moderated the effects of attachment anxiety. The discussion emphasizes the relevance of attachment theory within group contexts...
  27. ncbi request reprint The multidimensional driving style inventory--scale construct and validation
    Orit Taubman-Ben-Ari
    School of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Accid Anal Prev 36:323-32. 2004
    ..The discussion focused on the validity and utility of a multidimensional conceptualization of driving style...
  28. ncbi request reprint The anxiety-buffering function of close relationships: evidence that relationship commitment acts as a terror management mechanism
    Victor Florian
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Pers Soc Psychol 82:527-42. 2002
    ..The findings expand terror management theory, emphasizing the anxiety-buffering function of close relationships...
  29. ncbi request reprint Mental pain and its relationship to suicidality and life meaning
    Israel Orbach
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 33:231-41. 2003
    ..Results confirmed both propositions. Implications for the study of mental pain and suicide are discussed...
  30. ncbi request reprint Mental pain: a multidimensional operationalization and definition
    Israel Orbach
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 33:219-30. 2003
    ..It is suggested that it can be meaningfully applied to the study of different mental states, life conditions, and transitions in life...
  31. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the willingness to engage in risky behavior: a terror management perspective
    Gilad Hirschberger
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Death Stud 26:117-41. 2002
    ..The discussion offers a terror management perspective of risk-taking behaviors...
  32. ncbi request reprint Self-representation of suicidal adolescents
    I Orbach
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Abnorm Psychol 107:435-9. 1998
    ..Results were discussed in terms of the vulnerable self of suicidal adolescents, characterized by uneven processing of positive and negative information, confusion, and simplicity...
  33. ncbi request reprint Attachment style and the regulation of negative affect: exploring individual differences in mood congruency effects on memory and judgment
    Dana Pereg
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 30:67-80. 2004
    ..Persons scoring high on attachment avoidance showed no significant cognitive effect of negative affect. The discussion emphasizes the role that attachment strategies play in the affect-cognition link...
  34. ncbi request reprint Frontline treatment of combat stress reaction: a 20-year longitudinal evaluation study
    Zahava Solomon
    Adler Research Center, Tel Aviv University, P O Box 69978, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Am J Psychiatry 162:2309-14. 2005
    ..The purpose of the study was to evaluate the long-term (20-year) effectiveness of frontline treatment provided to combat stress reaction casualties...
  35. doi request reprint When sex primes love: subliminal sexual priming motivates relationship goal pursuit
    Omri Gillath
    Department of Psychology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045 7556, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 34:1057-69. 2008
    ..The article discusses implications of these findings for the role of sex in close relationships and offers a conceptualization of possible relational motives of the sexual behavioral system...
  36. ncbi request reprint The contribution of attachment security and social support to depressive symptoms in patients with metastatic cancer
    Gary Rodin
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, and Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care Research Division, Ontario Cancer Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    Psychooncology 16:1080-91. 2007
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Attachment style, excessive reassurance seeking, relationship processes, and depression
    Phillip R Shaver
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis 95616 8686, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 31:343-59. 2005
    ..At least in young unmarried couples, depression is associated with attachment anxiety--and one of its facets, ERS--mostly for intrapsychic reasons...
  38. ncbi request reprint Trajectories of PTSD: a 20-year longitudinal study
    Zahava Solomon
    Bob Shappel School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Am J Psychiatry 163:659-66. 2006
    ..This study assessed the psychopathological effects of combat in veterans with and without combat stress reaction...
  39. ncbi request reprint Attachment-related psychodynamics
    Phillip R Shaver
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616 8686, USA
    Attach Hum Dev 4:133-61. 2002
    ..One long-range goal is to create a more complete theory of personality built on attachment theory and other object relations theories...
  40. pmc Automatic activation of attachment-related goals
    Omri Gillath
    University of California, Davis, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 32:1375-88. 2006
    ..Taken together, the studies support the idea that mental representations of attachment figures are associated with attachment-related goals...
  41. ncbi request reprint Attachment-style differences in the ability to suppress negative thoughts: exploring the neural correlates
    Omri Gillath
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Neuroimage 28:835-47. 2005
    ..These are among the first findings to identify some of the neural processes underlying adult attachment orientations and emotion regulation...
  42. ncbi request reprint Dialogue on adult attachment: diversity and integration
    Phillip R Shaver
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616 8686, USA
    Attach Hum Dev 4:243-57. 2002
  43. ncbi request reprint Hidden morbidity in cancer: spouse caregivers
    Michal Braun
    Sharett Institute of Oncology, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Clin Oncol 25:4829-34. 2007
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Does subliminal exposure to sexual stimuli have the same effects on men and women?
    Omri Gillath
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    J Sex Res 44:111-21. 2007
    ..It is therefore suggested that the subliminal sexual prime causes women to activate sex-related mental contents but to experience the result as somewhat aversive...
  45. ncbi request reprint Reactions to combat stress in Israeli veterans twenty years after the 1982 Lebanon war
    Zahava Solomon
    Bob Shappell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:935-9. 2006
    ..We conclude that CSR should be seen as a marker for long-term psychiatric distress and impairment. In addition, the implications of combat-related trauma are broad and varied, and go beyond the narrow scope of PTSD...
  46. ncbi request reprint Attachment in the later years: a commentary
    Phillip R Shaver
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616 8686, USA
    Attach Hum Dev 6:451-64. 2004
  47. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic intrusion, avoidance, and social functioning: a 20-year longitudinal study
    Zahava Solomon
    Adler Research Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:316-24. 2007
    ..CSR veterans presented stronger temporal covariations between intrusion-avoidance and social functioning. The findings suggest that CSR is a marker for future psychopathology and point to the role of avoidance in social dysfunction...