Effects of early experience and peer relationships on relationships

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According to Bowlby, what is attachment?
It is an instinctive process that has evolved to ensure the safety, protection and survival of babies
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From the mother figure, the child develops an internal working model, what does this do?
How lovable they are, How trustworthy they are and How relationships work in general
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What did Hazan and Shavers love quiz show about secure babies?
They went onto to be secure adults who found it easy to love and trust?
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What did Hazan and Shavers love quiz show about avoidant babies?
They became adults who doubted if love existed and feared involvement and commitment
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What did Hazan and Shavers love quiz show about resistant babies?
These babies became jealous or possessive adults who were intense and worried about being abandoned
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What is an issue with Hazan and Shavers study?
Used a questionnaire. As they may not be able to remember their childhood, this may mean they will just guess with their answers
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What effect got divorce have on children?
They will have more negative attitudes towards relationships
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What did Silverstri 1991 find?
Divorced parents increased their own child's chance of getting divroce
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Why was this according to Johnston?
Because the child models their adult behaviour on their partners behaviour
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What effects whether or not children of divorced parents has a successful relationship?
The quality of relationship with parents after divorce and support recieved
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What did Franklin 1990 find?
If one parent is absent, the child doesn't have a template on which to model their relationships
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What did Zimmerman et al 2000 find?
When major life events occur, such as death or divorce, attachment patterns can change from secure to insecure
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What did Rutter 1999 find?
When a disrupted childhood is followed by later strong relationships an insecure attachment style can develop into secure
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What did Arnett 2007 find?
Friendships with peers during childhood gives opportunities to develop the skills needed to form adult relationships
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What did Collins find?
He supported the theory that peer relationships affect relationships but takes it further and says peer give individuals the opportunity to learn behaviours and expectations involved in relationships
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