Psychology

Definitions of Psychopathology

3

0

Definitions of Psychopathology Deviation from social norms: behaviour violating accepted social rules   Failure to function adequately: an ability to cope with day-to-day living   Deviation from ideal mental health: failure to meet the criteria for perfect psychological wellbeing   Statistical infrequency: behaviours that are statistically rare     EXAMPLES: A young woman reports that […]
Learn More
Definitions of Psychopathology
Attachment Theory: The Continuity Hypothesis

4

0

Attachment Theory: The Continuity Hypothesis The continuity hypothesis – the attachment type you develop in childhood (secure / insecure) will continue into later relationships.     INTERNAL WORKING MODEL Forms a model / template for all future relationships There is consistency between early emotional experiences and later relationships REALTIONSHIPS IN LATER CHILDHOOD Attachment type is […]
Learn More
Attachment Theory: The Continuity Hypothesis
Hazen & Shaver: The Love Study

7

0

HAZEN & SHAVER: The Love Story Aim: – to explore the possibility that attachment theory offers as a perspective on adult romantic love and to create a framework for understanding love, loneliness, and grief at different points in the life cycle.   Method: – analysed 620 replies to a ‘love quiz’ about people’s inner feelings […]
Learn More
Hazen & Shaver: The Love Study
Maternal Deprivation

15

0

Maternal Deprivation Maternal deprivation – when bonds are broken, or attachment has not formed at all with the mother. Bowlby predicts that disruption to the attachment bond causes serious and permanent damage.         INSTITUTIONALISATION Childcare provided by orphanages and children’s homes   RUTTER ET AL (1998) – Development catchup study Aim: – […]
Learn More
Maternal Deprivation

Showing 1-4 of total 4 courses