The dismissive adult described attachment relationships as being of little concern, value, or interest, did not have vivid memories of attachment experiences, and described current relationships with parents as cutoff. For psychoanalytic theorists, it is assumed that the 'good enough mother's'. So in contrast to the internal working models of traditional attachment theory, children form internal representations through their reflection upon the mothers' mirroring of their internal state. In his updating of attachment theory, Fonagy reformulates the internal working model to include mentalization, so it seems with Fonagy's IIM in that it provides the opportunity to generate a higher order regulatory mechanism, the mechanism for the appraisal and reorganization of mental contents. Let us now turn from the expanding knowledge domain of attachment theory to the subject of the contribution of neurobiological underpinnings to the morphology of the transformational self.