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5 Matching questions

  1. Baumrind/Macoby&Martin Parenting Styles
  2. Microsystems
  3. Bronfenbrenner's Ecological Systems Theory
  4. Family Transition involves Upheaval
  5. Causes of Mental Retardation
  1. a Authoritative, Authoritarian, Indulgent, Neglecting; parental involvement/acceptance/responsiveness versus parental control
  2. b Family is the filter through which the larger society influences child development; environments are interrelated and mesh with the biological make-up of the individual ; includes: microsystems, mesosystem, exosystems, macrosystems
  3. c Adaption occurs slowly, period of maximum disruption lasts years, parents find it difficult to maintain consistent monitoring and control over their children; family climate and style will move away from authoritative parenting
  4. d Systems child has direct personal experience with; Bronfenbrenner
  5. e Obvious 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Higher risk for mental health problems in adulthood, lack of financial resources and emotional support to succeed in college, majority fear intimacy in relationships; may be delayed for girls who may suffer greater
  2. Do less well in school as adolescents, can be aggressive, immature with peers, less likely to fake responsibility, less independent
  3. How a family is legally constructed and how its members are genetically connected; two parent, blended, single parent, gay/lesbian
  4. A behavioral disorder which involves hyperactivity, difficulty paying attention, and impulsivity; deficit in ability to inhibit behavior; more prevalent in boys (easily misdiagnosed); three types: Hyperactive/Impulsive, Inattentive, Combined
  5. Gifted children better in many areas (health, range of interests, successfulness)

5 True/False questions

  1. Externalizing ProblemsOppositional defiant disorder (ODD) and conduct disorders


  2. Externalizing ProblemsType of psychological disorder; refers to depression, anxiety, or eating disorders, including deviant behavior that is largely direct against the individual themselves; Eating disorder, depression, suicide


  3. Mental RetardationAtypical Intellectual and Social Development; IQ scores lower than 70; significant problems in adaptive functioning; types: mind (55-70) moderate (40-55) severe (25-40) profound (>25)


  4. Causes of Eating Disorders (3)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)


  5. Female-Headed FamiliesParents 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


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