Bowlbys Theory of Maternal Deprivation

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What is the definition of Material Deprivation
The emotional and intellectual consequences of seperation between a child and his/her mother or mother substitute
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Bowlby said care from a mother figure is essential for normal psychological development, T OR F?
True
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Does prolonged seperation from mother cause serious damage?
Yes, in an EMOTIONAL and INTELECTUAL manner
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What are some of the Key points of Bowlbys Theory?
Continual presence of nurture from a mother is essential. Being seperated from mother in early childhood has serious consequences. If child is deprived seperation becomes an issue
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What is the critical period? (KW)
The first 30 months for Psychological development. If a child is seperated for an extended period psychological damage is inevitable
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What are some of the side effects of deprivation from maternal care?
Delayed intellectual development, low IQ
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Example of KEY Study
Goldfarb 1947 - Found lower IQ in Children who had remained in institutions as opposed to those who were fostered who thus had a higher standard of emotional care
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What is affectionless psychopathy?
The inhibility to experience guilt or strong emotion to others.
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Example of KEY STUDY in Affectionless Psychopathy
44 Criminal teens accused of stealing. Interviewed for signs.Families were interviewed to see if they had prolonged seperation. Used Control group
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What were the findings of the study (AP)
14 / 44 thieves could be descibed as affectionless Psychopaths. 12 had experienced prolongued seperation in first 2 years. 5% of remaining had experienced seperations. In control only 2/44 had.
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What were the conclusdions of the study (AP)
Concluded prolonged separation / deprivation caused affectionless psychopathy
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What are the Clinical Characteristics of Affectionless Psychopathy?
Lack of affection, Lack of Guilt, Lack of remorse or empathy.
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