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What were the types of long lasting negative effects?

Social effects
Emotional effects
Educational effects

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What were some of the negative social effects thought to be the result of mother child separation?

Aggressive behaviour
Bullying
Withdrawal
Lack of social skills

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What were some of the negative emotional effects thought to be the result of mother child separation?

Trust issues
Depression
Anxiety disorders
Difficulty forming relationships

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What were some of the negative educational effects thought to be the result of mother child separation?

Problems in education - education failure

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Who was Bowlby?

A psychoanalyst working in a child guidance centre in London

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Who did bowlby treat?

Many emotionally disturbed children

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What was Bowlbys hypothesis?

"Habitual delinquency can be explained in terms of prolonged early separations between a child and mother"

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What was Bowlbys study?

A series of case studies conducted by bowlby

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Was this an experiment?

No but there was a control group

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What did the sample consist of?

31 boys and 13 girls aged between 5 and 17
Half were under 11

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What did the children attend and what were they described as?

Attended a child guidance clinic
Described as thieves because thieving was one of their symptoms

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How were the thieves graded?

On the seriousness of their stealing

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What were grade IV thieves?

Children who had been stealing a long time

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What were Grade I thieves?

Children who had only committed one theft

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Why a was the control group made up of?

-44 children who also attended the clinic
-similar age, sex and IQ to the thieves.
-emotionally disturbed
- did not steal

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What is the purpose of a control group?

Baseline for comparison

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What happened to the mothers of the thieves and control participants and why?

They were interviewed to assess the case histories of the children

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How was the sample obtained?

Opportunity sampling

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In the initial examination what were the children given when they arrived?

Mental tests by psychologists to assess their intelligence

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What did the social worker do in the initial examination?

Interviewed the mother to record the details of the child's early psychiatric history

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What did the psychiatrist (Bowlby) do in the initial examination once he had obtained information from the psychologist and social worker?

He interviewed the child and the mother

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What did the team do in the initial examination after the psychiatrist (Bowlby) interviewed the child and mother?

They met to consider school reports and discuss conclusions

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What happened to the children after the examination?

They met with the psychiatrist weekly over 6 months or more

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What happened to the mother after the initial examination?

She met with the social worker to discuss problems

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What did the meetings of the children and psychiatrist, and Mother and social worker, after the initial examination allow?

A detailed case history to be recorded enabling Bowlby to diagnose the children's emotional problems

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What did research in the 30s and 40s suggest?

Separation between mother and child could have long lasting negative effects on the child

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