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Psychology 312 Week Nine Notes

by: Kristen Sturgeon

Psychology 312 Week Nine Notes 312

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These are the notes from March 10, 2016 when we finished the first power point we started on March 3, 2016 and started the next power point.
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Date Created: 03/18/16
WEEK NINE MARCH 10, 2016 Family Influences and Parenting Continued Uninvolved Parents Minimize the time and effort involved in childrearing  No long range goals or policies for child No rules for principles—little conduct training Their Children A mess!!! Uninterested in school, truant, impulsive, moody, rely on escapism, including alcohol and drug  abuse Unable to self­regulate, aimless, goal­less, criminality Lack of any sense of self, and no self­esteem Developmental Changes Authoritative parents relax control as children move into adolescence Authoritarian parents increase control as children move into adolescence Permissive indulgent parents make a stab at being controlling, but give up too easily and become uninvolved After­thoughts are often not parented as well as other children in the family Divorce and Parental Conflict 3­7 years: Anger, Fear of rejection  Self­blame  Expectations of reconciliation  Regression is common  Disobedience  Impulsive, selfish, helpless in school 7­11 years: Fear of rejection, Anger  Academic disruptions  Disobedience, social problems 1 | P a g e WEEK NINE MARCH 10, 2016 Adolescents  Turn to peers for support  Better understanding Girls  Adjust well, become Mom’s helper  Poor adjustment to remarriage in adolescence Boys  Adjust poorly  Noncompliance  Coercive cycle with mom  Emotional and social deficits Moms  Loss of income  Depressions, feelings of powerlessness  Inconsistent parenting, home in turmoil Fathers  Provide financial support  Provide emotional/parenting support  Cooperate with Mom  Spend time with kids (especially sons) Remarriage Step parents  Move in slowly, gradually take on parenting roles  Authoritative style (especially daughters)  Defer to biological parent’s authority 2 | P a g e WEEK NINE MARCH 10, 2016 Harder on daughters 3 | P a g e WEEK NINE MARCH 10, 2016 Friends and Peer Relationships Friendship Friends are different from family  Social equals  Same age, typically  Shared activities  Chosen  More transient than family Friends are necessary in social development Reciprocal friendships are especially important 4 | P a g e


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