The effects of institutionalisation on emotional development
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 9

The effects of institutionalisation on emotional development Key Word: Disinhibited attachment – PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 48 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

The effects of institutionalisation on emotional development Key Word: Disinhibited attachment –

Download Presentation

The effects of institutionalisation on emotional development Key Word: Disinhibited attachment –

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


The effects of institutionalisation on emotional development key word disinhibited attachment

The effects of institutionalisation on emotional development

Key Word:

Disinhibited attachment –

a behaviour pattern shown by children who have been raised in institutions. Key features include attention seeking behaviour towards all adults, even strangers, a lack of fear of strangers, making inappropriate physical contact with adults and a lack of checking back to the parents in times of stress


Starter

Starter

  • Consider http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/4649383.stm

  • Do you think that this is common of all children who are institutionalised?

  • What about young children who spend a lot of time in juvenile jail or young offenders institutions?


Orphanages in romania

Orphanages in Romania

Conditions in Romanian orphanages were very poor and children were often neglected


Rutter et al 2007

Rutter et al. 2007

  • Sample: Romanian orphans adopted in the UK before the age of 4. Many were severely malnourished.

  • Control Group: UK-born adoptees who were placed with families before 6 months

  • IV: Age at adoption (<6mths, 6mths – 24mths, 2-4 years)

  • DV: inhibited/disinhibited attachment


Procedure

Procedure

  • Semi-structured interviews of both child and parents

  • Observation to see if child makes inappropriate physical contact

  • Longitudinal study: children followed up at ages 4, 6 and 11


Findings

Findings

  • Disinhibited attachment:

    • Attention seeking bahaviour towards all adults

    • Lack of fear of strangers

    • Inappropriate physical contact

    • Lack of checking back to the parent in stressful situations


Methodological issues

Methodological Issues

  • Qualitative data

  • Longitudinal Research

  • The extent of privation from orphanage?

  • Ethics


Chisholm 2000 additional info

Chisholm (2000) – additional info

  • Case study of two adopted children from Romania

  • Ainsworth’s ‘strange situation scenario’

  • The children have formed different attachment patterns within the same family

  • Suggests individual differences


Plenary

Plenary

  • Look at the pictures of the Romanian child and the UK child.

  • Fill in the blanks in the thought bubbles


  • Login