Bowlby psychodynamic

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  • Bowlby
    • Methodology
      • Study
        • series of case studies
        • control group
          • but not an experiment
      • Theives
        • 31 boys + 13 girls
          • aged 5 - 17ys
        • attended child guidance clinic in london
        • "thieves" = stealing was a symptom
          • only few actually charge by court because most were too young
        • graded on seriousness of crimes committed
          • GI = only stole once (4kids)
          • GIV = stealing for long time (22kids)
        • IQ
          • 50% = average IQ
          • 15 = higher IQ
          • 2 = low IQ
      • Control Group
        • also attended child guidance clinic
        • 44kids = similar age + sex + IQ
        • emotionally disturbed + not theives
      • Mothers
        • mothers of thieves + control groups
        • interviewed
          • to asses case histories
    • Procedures
      • initial examination
        • psychiatrist
          • interviewed child + mother
        • social worker
          • interviewed mothers
            • record preliminary details of psychiatric history
        • end
          • looked at school report etc
            • discussed + concluded
        • Psychologist
          • mental test = measure intelligence via binet scale
            • noted emotional attitude
      • opportunity sampling
      • Therapy
        • social worker
          • talked over probs w/ mothers
        • psychiatrist
          • met w/ child for approx 6mon
        • such often meetings
          • allowed detail case history
          • psychiatrist to diagnose emo problems
    • Conclusion
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    • Evaluation
      • Methodology & Procedures
        • Biased Data
          • bowlby = rich record of qualitative data
            • via interviews
              • therefore detailed insight into history
          • llimited + subjective
            • to one person's view
              • therefore may be biased = due to own psychological opinion
          • case histories
            • based on recollection of past events
              • inaccurate
              • parents = biased via social desirability bias
                • rosy glasses
        • No Causal Findings
          • can't make causal concl
            • prolonged separation = causes emotional problems
              • because variable not manip
            • only shows rela betw/ 2 factors
            • other variables may have caused emo probs
              • e.g family probs
        • The Sample
          • all children = emotionally disturbed
            • cannot generalise to all children
              • child can be delinq without being emo disturbed
                • thief = due to social factors
          • Bowlby
            • to determine if delinq always has similar explanation
              • examine sample of children from court
      • Ethical  & Social Implications
        • Valid Consent
          • children as PTs
            • past = ask parents for valid consent
              • today = inform child about research
          • publication
            • data = collected as part of routine for treatment
              • treatment + publication @ diff years
                • difficult to obtain valid consent 5ys later
          • ethical guidelines
            • past = less strict w/ ethics
              • after war = guidelines published
                • today = more sensitive issue
        • Confidentiality & Privacy
          • PTs not given confidentiality
            • Report incl 1st name + letter of last name e.g Kennet. W
              • easily identifiable
            • PTs not aware of publication
              • data from int = still part of treatment
                • some PT's mayn't have wanted info published
    • findings
      • diagnosis
        • to find what past experience lead to stealing
          • need to distinguish betw/ personality types
        • Bowlby
          • diff w/ children
            • not fully developed their personality
        • 6 personality types in sample
          • hyperthymic
            • always over-active
          • circular
            • depressed + over-active
          • affectionless
            • lack of affection + shame
          • depressed
          • schizoid
            • scz symptoms
          • normal
      • the affectionless character
        • Experimental Group
          • 14 = affectionless
            • 12 = exp freq separations from mother
              • Kenneth. W = age 3-9ys cared for primarily by his grandpa
          • 30 non-affectionless
            • 3 = exp separations
        • Control Group
          • 2 = exp separations
        • pattern betw/ delinquency + affectionless character
      • Other factors
        • Thieves w/out separation
          • 17
            • mothers w/ traits of unconscious  hostility
          • 5
            • fathers who openly expressed hatred towards them
  • PTs not given confidentiality
    • Report incl 1st name + letter of last name e.g Kennet. W
      • easily identifiable
    • PTs not aware of publication
      • data from int = still part of treatment
        • some PT's mayn't have wanted info published

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