problems with attachment

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: EClou
  • Created on: 11-04-15 09:21
what is PDD and what is it a response to?
Potest, Despair, Detachment, in response to short term separation.
1 of 14
define each one:
Protest - kid cries when PCG leaves + clings on, wants to escape if anyone else picks them up, Despair - calmer after a while but still upset - refuses comfort attempts/appears withdrawn, Detachment - starts re-engaging but angry with PCG at return
2 of 14
what is privation?
lack of any attachment formed ini early years
3 of 14
what is deprivation?
loss of emotional care provided by PCH which isn't compensated for by a substitute - leading to a problem with the attachment bond
4 of 14
in Robertson & Robertson's experiment what were 3 other aspects of John's situation which were likely to lead to distress?
1. No father, 2. shift patter ant nursery meant no constant caregiving, 3. John wasn't at home
5 of 14
what are the long term effects of separation?
Extreme clinginess - infant clings to PCG when try to leave even in places where they were happy to be left before, Detachment - appears detached from PCG + refuses cuddles, Demandingness - child is more demanding of PCG
6 of 14
what is the infant likely to do that makes their behaviour unpredictable in this situation?
they are likely to alternate between extreme clinginess and detachment
7 of 14
how do these behaviours help the child?
they are designed to protect the child from being left - clinginess- prevent them from being hurt of they are left - detachment
8 of 14
give the 6 things effecting response to separation
1. age, 2. gender, 3. quality of care, 4. whom and where they are left (with), 5. experiences of previous separations, 6. attachment type.
9 of 14
what did Schaffer and Callender show?
response to short term separation is strongest between the ages of 12 - 18 months
10 of 14
what does this pattern show and suggest?
theres an increased ability to understand that PCG will come back possibly linked to cognitive development
11 of 14
what attachment type copes best with separation?
secure
12 of 14
which gender reacts more strongly?
boys
13 of 14
what should substitute are do to ensure that the negative effects of separation are reduced?
ensure that it is high quality and continuous
14 of 14

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

define each one:

Back

Protest - kid cries when PCG leaves + clings on, wants to escape if anyone else picks them up, Despair - calmer after a while but still upset - refuses comfort attempts/appears withdrawn, Detachment - starts re-engaging but angry with PCG at return

Card 3

Front

what is privation?

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

what is deprivation?

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

in Robertson & Robertson's experiment what were 3 other aspects of John's situation which were likely to lead to distress?

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
View more cards

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Psychology resources:

See all Psychology resources »See all Attachment resources »