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  1. Authoritarian Parented Children
  2. Children Living with Parent or Stepparent
  3. Age Differences in Negative Effects on Children of Divorce
  4. Gay/Lesbian Families
  5. Causes of Eating Disorders (3)
  1. a 12 years olds suffered more when divorced in early childhood than when divorced during school years
  2. b Biological: abnormal brain activity; Psychoanalytical: fear of growing up, childhood sexual abuse, quality of parents marriage; Discrepancy between the young person's internal image of a desired body and their perception of their own body; (thinness viewed as a requirement to be attractive)
  3. c Parents are as mentally healthy as other parents; no more likely to molest their children; children are similar sex role-identity formation, just as likely to be heterosexual, no different cognitive development, not at risk for ostracism, no more likely to become homosexual
  4. d Higher rates of delinquency, behavior problems in school, lower grades
  5. e Do well in school, lower self-esteem, less skilled with peers, some are subdued, some highly aggressive; low scores on social competence and self-reliance

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Special brain cells that mentally stimulate behavior and emotions observed in others; copying and imitating
  2. Internalizing Problem; When a depressed mood last for 6 months or more and is accompanied by other disruptive symptoms; 90% of teens who experience this will have a reoccurrence within 2 years; adolescent girls are twice as likely to get this
  3. Preschoolers less cognitively competent; when teens: higher risks for truancy, fighting with peers, early sexual activity; (single parent family)
  4. Has decreased since the 1970s; Violence leads to more violence; Conditional spanking; Spare the road and spoil the child; harsh and erratic physical punishment increases negative outcomes
  5. Behaviors that are unusual or parts of an enduring pattern that infers with a child's development in significant ways

5 True/False Questions

  1. Against Physical PunishmentPhysical punishment; intentional infliction of pain on body for purposes of punishment or controlling behavior; slapping, hitting with objects, pinching, shaking, and forcing to stand for long periods of time

          

  2. Ethnic and Socioeconomic Differences (Steinberg and Dornbusch) AuthoritativeMost common in white, middle class, intact families; least common in Asian families; best outcomes

          

  3. Delinquency (Conduct disorder)Internalizing problem; bulimia, anorexia nervosa

          

  4. Authoritarian Parenting StyleHigh control, high maturity demands, low communication, low nurture

          

  5. Causes of Mental RetardationObvious physical damage: down syndrome, disease, teratogens, prenatal malnourishment, injury; Majority show no obvious signs of brain damage: combination of genetic and environmental conditions; parents have low IQ; Home like is highly disorganized, emotionally and cognitively deprived; Enrichment programs: counteract effects of home life for mild mr

          

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