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Psychodynamic Model. www.psychlotron.org.uk. Psychodynamic explanations of EDs: Some support, mainly from studies of women abused in childhood However, not all abuse survivors develop EDs, and not all ED sufferers have been abused

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psychodynamic model
Psychodynamic Model

www.psychlotron.org.uk

  • Psychodynamic explanations of EDs:
    • Some support, mainly from studies of women abused in childhood
    • However, not all abuse survivors develop EDs, and not all ED sufferers have been abused
    • Many aspects difficult to test e.g. unconscious motives, repressed memories etc.
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Psychodynamic Model

www.psychlotron.org.uk

  • Issues for evaluation:
    • Testability
    • Evidence
    • Blame
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Psychodynamic Model

www.psychlotron.org.uk

  • Testability
    • The model relies heavily on ideas and constructs whose existence is difficult to test.
  • However
    • That doesn’t mean that it is necessarily wrong, we just don’t know how to test it.
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Psychodynamic Model

www.psychlotron.org.uk

  • Evidence
    • Lots of evidence from clinical case studies links childhood trauma with adult psychological problems
  • However
    • Much of the evidence is retrospective – difficult to validate and possibly unreliable
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Psychodynamic Model

www.psychlotron.org.uk

  • Blame
    • The psychodynamic model tends to put the blame for psychological disorders on the parents of sufferers. This might be considered unfair.
  • However
    • As scientists we should not avoid saying something just because people’s feelings might get hurt – we should follow the truth