Child Psychology Key Words

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Attachment
Refers to a warm, loving and continuous relationship where a child is provided with a warm safe haven and a secure base to explore
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Deprivation
Is long term or short term seperation from the primary caregiver
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Privation
Refers to an infant's lack of attachment. Privation can also mean a child has had an attachment but it was lost due to extreme trauma or seperation.
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Seperation Anxiety
Displayed by 7-8 month old children in which they will cling to their attachment figure. If a stranger tries to interact with them they will then become distressed from their seperation from their attachment figure.
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Day-Care
Refers to a situation where a child is cared for by someone other than their parents for some or all of the day
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Evolution
Genes that help an organism survive are passed on through reproduction, genes that dont aid survival arent passed on becuase the organism doesn't survive to reproduce
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Monotropy
Bond with only one caregiver; the primary caregiver
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Maternal Deprivation
Children who have been deprived or privated of their mother, mainly during the critical period and they suffer detrimental effects due to this
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Internal Working Model
is a framework that aids understanding of others, self and the world with 3 main features - the model of others being trustworthy, the model of self value and the model of self being an effective interacter
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Critical Period
between the ages of birth and 2 where an attachment needs to be formed and remain continous or it will have detrimental effects
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Is long term or short term seperation from the primary caregiver

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Deprivation

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Refers to an infant's lack of attachment. Privation can also mean a child has had an attachment but it was lost due to extreme trauma or seperation.

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Displayed by 7-8 month old children in which they will cling to their attachment figure. If a stranger tries to interact with them they will then become distressed from their seperation from their attachment figure.

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Refers to a situation where a child is cared for by someone other than their parents for some or all of the day

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