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The behavior of attachment if expressed in adults when they find themselves in situations involving fear, change or conflict, as in cases of loss. The purpose of this study was to investigate the behavior attachment adult, front of the sudden loss of a loved one. Five adult participated all residents in the city of Santa Maria, who lost a loved suddenly between the years 2006 or 2007. They answered to a semi-structured and linking adult scale. The results indicated that the repercussions of the death are positively developed, when you have emotional support and confidence in family members, friends or partners.
Keywords : Adult attachment behavior; Loss; Bereavement.