psychology- developmental

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  • Created on: 10-02-17 13:41

DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY...

-children are psychologically different from adults

-psychiatric problems in adults are rootl caused in children

CHANEY ET AL...

compliance/adherence; the exten that someone follows another personsinstructions

operant conditioning; we learn our behvaiours as a consequence of our actions

positive reinforcement; positive stimulus's reinforce behaviour for us to repeat it

AIM...

Chaney's study uderlines the belief th positiv reinforcement will increase compliance,specifically in relation to medicatd inhalers and children

METHOD...

-field experiment

[high ecological validity]

{cannot control extraneous variables}

-repeated measures design

IV; the 'fun-inhaler'

DV; their compliance towards the medication, recordrs through self report questions by the parents

{open to bias e.g social desirability} 

PP'S; 32 children, 22 male and 10 female (age range of 1-6 years)

-oppurtunity sampling from Australia

PROCEDURE...

-carried out over 2 weeks

-parents gave informed consent, also complete self report questionare and interview with closed questions in regards to childs complaince levels with normal inhaler

THE FUNHALER IS...

- a brightly coloured inhaler with rotating discs whci activate and encourage deep breathing. Helps promote self reinforcement

RESULRS...

-compliance rose from 59 to 81%

-pleasure increased from 10 to 68%

-problems such as fear of using an inhaler and the inability to breathe deeply was overcame aswell

CONCLUSIONS...

-help improve clinical outcomes and decrease the amount of asthma attacks amitted to…

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psychology- developmental

  • Created by: blaithin
  • Created on: 10-02-17 13:41

DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY...

-children are psychologically different from adults

-psychiatric problems in adults are rootl caused in children

CHANEY ET AL...

compliance/adherence; the exten that someone follows another personsinstructions

operant conditioning; we learn our behvaiours as a consequence of our actions

positive reinforcement; positive stimulus's reinforce behaviour for us to repeat it

AIM...

Chaney's study uderlines the belief th positiv reinforcement will increase compliance,specifically in relation to medicatd inhalers and children

METHOD...

-field experiment

[high ecological validity]

{cannot control extraneous variables}

-repeated measures design

IV; the 'fun-inhaler'

DV; their compliance towards the medication, recordrs through self report questions by the parents

{open to bias e.g social desirability} 

PP'S; 32 children, 22 male and 10 female (age range of 1-6 years)

-oppurtunity sampling from Australia

PROCEDURE...

-carried out over 2 weeks

-parents gave informed consent, also complete self report questionare and interview with closed questions in regards to childs complaince levels with normal inhaler

THE FUNHALER IS...

- a brightly coloured inhaler with rotating discs whci activate and encourage deep breathing. Helps promote self reinforcement

RESULRS...

-compliance rose from 59 to 81%

-pleasure increased from 10 to 68%

-problems such as fear of using an inhaler and the inability to breathe deeply was overcame aswell

CONCLUSIONS...

-help improve clinical outcomes and decrease the amount of asthma attacks amitted to…

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