Psy1 - Attachment (PRIVATION)

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What privation?
Where no attachment is ever made
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what is deprivation?
When an attachment is made but it broken
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What is institutionalisation?
When the person has grown up in an institution
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What is one case study into privation:
THE cheque twins. There mother died, so they spent 11 months in a childs home, then 6 months with an aunt. They eventually went back to their dad, but their step mother kept them in a cold cellar (after treatment for rickets)
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What did the Cheque twin case study show?
That even considering the extreme privation they showed that they could grow up too be normal health adults, with normal cognitive skills
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What is another case study into privation:
Genie. she was found at 13 years old, after having years of being strapped to a potty and her father beat her if she made a sound. She never fully recovered and never gained full language skills or good social adjustment despite intervention
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/What was the problem of the Genie case
Her needs weren't put first
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Give a study into deprivation?
44 thieves Bowlby. Aim: was to find out if maternal deprivation affects behavioural disorders. FInding = 86% of the thieves were diagnosed with affectionless psychopathy, had experienced separation from their mothers at a young age
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What is the conclusion/problems of 44 thieves?
There is a link between early deprivation and behavioural disorders/ the data is only correlational, 'affectionless psychopathy' isn't an offical term
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What is a study into Institutionalisation?
The Romanian orphans. Roman Orphans were assessed when they were 4/6/11. They had all experienced extreme privation in Romania at the orphanage
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What were the conclusion to the Romanian Orphans?
. The orphans who were adopte before 6 months showed signs of normal social behavioural, while orphans who were adopted after 6 months showed signs disinhibited attachments and problems with their peers. COmpared to the control group
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