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    Family therapy was obvious. Already having a recapitulation of Marriage and family, it interest me to delve into this particular discipline. Family in particular, is a very important structure to a society. Getting specific with family, the way families “functions ensures a society survival” (Parson and Bales, 1995 and p. 6). One of the ways society’s survival is established is by the upbringing or the socialization of children. Moreover, children are sometimes a product of marriage and when children are brought into the picture, a nuclear family is emerged. However, with any family concerning children there are complications. From adolescence and into early adulthood, some children…

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    Article Review Four Summary The purpose of a study by Diamond and Shpigel (2014) was to research the use of attachment-based family therapy for lesbian and gay young adults whose parents are not accepting of their sexual orientation. The authors point out that finding out your child is gay or lesbian can be hard for parents to accept. They have grown up in a heteronormative society and may fear that their child will face stigma for their sexual orientation (Diamond & Shpigel, 2014). Parents…

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    Shortly after, the rest of Kevin’s family returns home and gives Kevin what appears to be the most positive reception he has ever received, their former attitudes of him miraculously transformed. Diagnosis: Based on Kevin’s symptoms, I diagnose him with Reactive Attachment Disorder and Bipolar Disorder. Kevin expresses symptoms of both disorders in the film, and one can only speculate as to what happens outside of it. The main criteria Kevin meets for Reactive Attachment Disorder comes from…

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    setting and or orphanages as toddlers are at a higher risk in developing Reactive Attachment Disorder. (The Scientific Review of Mental Health Practice, Vol 8, and NO.1-2011). *Artical2. Studies indicate that age factor also plays a role in the expectancy of possible diagnosis of Reactive Detachment Disorder from a internationally adopted setting, children who are adopted after the age of six month or older and have spent an extended amount of time orphanages as well as exposure to neglect, and…

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    social class, gender, education, socialization, family beliefs and values, psychological well-being of caregivers, parent/caregiver practices, family dynamics, the interpersonal relationships and how these factors interact with each other to shape the development and outcomes of an individual. Developmental results emerge from a combination of individual differences and life experiences. - Bowlby’s theory of early attachment and the transactional ecology model merge on the importance of forming…

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    Attachment Theory Introduction By definition, attachment is ‘a social & emotional bond between infant & carer that spans both time & space’ (Martin, Carlson & Buskist, 2010). Within developmental psychology, attachment theory originated with the work of British psychiatrist John Bowlby, who undertook extensive research into attachment in childhood. Bowlby’s Theory of Attachment Bowlby’s work draws on years of observational psychology analysis which began during his placement at The London Child…

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    Reactive Attachment Theory

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    Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) is a social functioning disorder in children who fail to form a secure form of attachment with their primary caregiver () arguably as a result in pathogenic care (Corbin 2007). This diagnostic criteria of mental health illness was first brought to the fore in the third edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Health Disorders (DSM-III), by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) in 1980 (Mikic and Terradas 2014). APA’s earlier assumptions…

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    John Bowlby’s Theory of Attachment to one caregiver This essay will show how John Bowlby believed that one caregiver usually the mother is an important attachment figure and how there is a sensitive period of time to attach to the primary caregiver. He believed children have an innate drive to become attached because it has long term benefits, this innate drive ensures that infants stay close to the caregiver for food and protection. He believed there is a sensitive period for attachments to…

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    Robert Short, provides information between emotion, well-being and happiness. In the video, a variety families are interviewed with their struggle of their child’s illness and how they move forward with their life. Infants form a bond with their parents and becomes an attachment. When children grow-up siblings and develop an emotional support system from their parents and…

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    Attachment Theory The attachment theory validates how the relationship between a parent and a child influence their maturation in early childhood stages. First originated by John Bowlby, his theory ultimately demonstrated that children who are attached to their parents are influenced by the parents delinquent/criminal behaviors that lead to similar tendencies when they grow older (McLeod). Concluded in multiple experiments, the attachment theory and the relationship between the child and parent…

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