AS Psychology: Disruption of Attachments Revision Grid

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OUTLINE:
DISRUPTIO
N OF
ATTACHME
NTS
Occurs when
child becomes
separated
from
attachment
figure.
If carer is
away for long
time, or even
ever (prison
sentence or
death).
Reasons an
attachment
bond may be
disrupted:
Jail,
hospita
l,
workin
g
away,
taken
into
care,
new
family
EFFECTS:
DISRUPTION
OF
ATTACHMENT
S
Screa
ms
and
Protest protes
ts
when
parent

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When
anger
begins
to
subsid
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protes
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Maternal
Deprivation
Hypotheses:
Significantly
deprived of
warm, intimate
and continuous
attachment to
mothers.
Increases risks
of behavioural
problems,
emotional
problems and
high risk of
uncaring
attitudes, lack
of guilt and
when done
something
wrong,
complete lack
of affection.
STUDIES INTO
DISRUPTION
OF
ATTACHMEN
TS
P
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PSYCHOLOGIS
E FINDINGS CONCLUSION
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Early separation must
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of moral
d morality.…read more

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FACTORS
THAT EFFECT
RESPONSE
TO
DISRUPTION
OF
ATTACHMEN
TS
PSYCHOLOGIS
PROCEDURE, FINDINGS & CONCLUSION
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Spitz & Wolf Children generally recovered well if separation lasted less than 3months.
Shaffer & Children younger than 7months showed minimal upset, adjusted to hospital,
Callender strongest response, those between 12months and 18months.
Several children separated various reasons in own home, prepared for separation
Robertson &
visiting Robertson's home, talking to children about mothers, during separation.
Robertson
No children suffered effects from it.…read more

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EVALUATING RESEARCH INTO
DISRUPTION OF ATTACHMENTS
STRENGTH WEAKNESS
Robertson and Bowlby's studies led to change in
Contradictory findings, Bowlby study of 4yr olds
hospitals were run. Before believe that good
with TB, followed up until age of 14 showed no
physical care was only need and families had no
signs of developing behavioural problems, saw
contact with children who went far away. If they
parents only once a week.…read more

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