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Klein enjoyed a warm relationship with her daughter Melitta

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In contrast to Freud’s, most of Klein’s patients were children

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In comparison to Freudian theory, object relations theory places more importance on interpersonal relations.

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Object relations theory emphasizes the father-child relationship over the mother-child relationship.

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5

Throughout her life, Klein regarded herself as a Freudian, even though she had strong disagreements with Anna Freud.

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6

Klein rejected the idea of a death instinct.

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The paranoid-schizoid position is limited to infants.

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8

In theory, the superego is an internalization.

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During the early oedipal months, both boys and girls adopt a "feminine" position.

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10

Mahler's first major developmental stage was normal autism.

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During normal symbiosis, infants behave as if they and their mother were a unified, omnipotent system.

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12

Mahler's separation-individuation stage takes place from about the 4th or 6th year of life.

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13

A weakness of Mahler's theory is that it is based on observations of neurotic adults.

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14

Kohut believed that infants are naturally narcissistic.

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15

According to Kohut, innate instinctual drives are the core of human personality.

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16

Bowlby's first stage of attachment theory is despair.

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During Bowlby's third stage of separation anxiety, the infant becomes reattached to its mother.

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18

Ainsworth was influenced more by Bowlby than by Klein.

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Ainsworth found that secure infants will initiate contact with their mother immediately when their mother returns following a brief period of separation.

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20

Compared with secure infants, insecure infants lack the ability to engage in effective play.

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