Deprivation and Privation

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  • Created on: 09-05-16 22:15

1. Which of these was the most non-successful isolation case study?

  • John : Residential nursery, angry at mother for months afterwards
  • Genie - 13 yrs, never recovered couldn't speak nor walk properly
  • Czech twins :7, with rickets, adjusted after hopital placement
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2. Who did Robertson and Robertson study?

  • Genie , 13 years abused and neglected, couldn't speak
  • John, 9 days in a residential nursery, became withdrawn clung to his teddy
  • Hans, afraid of horses because of the Oedipus complex

3. What is not an evaluation point of Bowlby's MDH?

  • Bowlby found no ill effects of children under 4 with tuberculosis
  • Doesn't distinguish between privation and deprivation
  • Influential, Now people can visit hospitals at all hoursHodge
  • May be down to individual differences
  • Association doesn't mean a cause
  • Causing harm to the participants
  • Most studies were done in intitutions where children where not just emotionally deprived but physically deprived

4. Who didn't conduct a study into the MDH?

  • Quinton et al : Institutionalized women had trouble raising children
  • Rutter et al : Romanian orphans adopted before 6 months had normal development, but those over developed disinhibited attachments
  • Flanagan: Boy not adopted till 18 months developed reactive attachment disorder
  • Rutter et al: 111 Romainian orphans milestone catch up

5. What is evidence that privation is reversible?

  • Hodges and Tizard : Adolescents
  • Reactive attachment studies
  • Czech Twins
  • Genie


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