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15 Cards in this Set

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Average Acceptable Environment
basic necessities for well being; a standard of living adequate for a child's physical, mental, spiritual, moral and social development
External context such as family circumstances or community institutions that reduce risk exposure or the impact of risk exposure; internal; factors such as adaptive coping strategies
the existence of two or more disorders or conditions in the same individual at the same time
Developmental transition
major experiential changes in the life cycle (usually associated with maturation, stress, age-appropriate changes, behavioral change or situational change). Can include transitions in the individual or family life cycle
any behavior which denies individuals or groups of people equality of treatment which they may wish
Distal Risk
Refers to sociological variable (i.e. poverty) or contexts that increase the risk for negative developmental outcomes
Failure to thrive
a significant delay on growth resulting from inadequate caloric intake; often a consequence of neglect
Intergenerational transmission
refers to the process (genetic, environmental, cultural, or familial) whereby behavior is passed on from one generation to the next
Multiple victimization
instance in which different forms of child maltreatment occur
the systematic use of power or authority to treat others unjustly
a preconceived judgment, or opinion made about a person or group based solely upon their social position variable (race, social class, ethnicity, gender) that is often accompanied by unreasonable bias or objection
individuals with a disorder of interest (i.e. substance abuse, depression)
proximal risk
refers to psychological or behavioral characteristics that increase the risk for negative developmental outcomes
the pervasive and systematic assumptions of the inherent superiority of certain races, and consequent discrimination against other races
symptom generation
the process of maturation and development of symptoms (replace idea of symptoms as reflective of an underlying disorder). The term is suggestive of a developmental background of dynamic events that produce symptoms.