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Compared to the "Connected" profile, adolescents in the cluster had lower scores on parental support seeking, idealisation and fear of love withdrawal.
In addition to material related to the technique of shine and splendour, we have explorations of the aesthetic of serf-portraiture, the moral questions of vanity and the fear of decay, the social history of the male idealisation of womanhood and the erotic power of art.
Edinburgh University expert Natasha Mauthner said: "It's partly to do with the very high expectations and idealisation of motherhood in society.
I AGREED with Tony Parson's view that men should take responsibility for their children (The Mirror, August 7 and 8), but his idealisation of the "good old days" was laughable.
Are we searching for idealisations, or do we want to demystify?