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Ch 19: MTTC Psychology: Social Relationship Development

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MTTC Psychology: Social Relationship Development - Chapter Summary

These effective chapter lessons will help you become more familiar with topics such as the four stages of parent-infant attachment through text and video reviews. More preparation for the MTTC Psychology exam from this chapter comes in the following lessons:

  • The impact of parenting styles on children with different learning styles
  • Effects of abuse and neglect on child development
  • Family systems theory
  • The 'strange situation' test
  • Family life-cycle and adult development
  • The stages of dying
  • Aging and theories of dying
  • Grief and bereavement

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Objectives of the MTTC Psychology: Social Relationship Development Chapter

The MTTC Psychology exam tests your knowledge of a wide array of subject content that includes some dealing with social relationship development throughout life. The Social Relationship Development chapter gives you plenty of opportunities to gauge your comfort with the kinds of questions you'll be answering on the exam with the lessons' self-assessment quizzes. The MTTC Psychology test has a paper format with 100 multiple-choice questions in all.

11 Lessons in Chapter 19: MTTC Psychology: Social Relationship Development
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Attachment Theory: Definition & Criticism of Bowlby & Ainsworth's Theories

1. Attachment Theory: Definition & Criticism of Bowlby & Ainsworth's Theories

Relationships are built between two people. These meaningful bonds are critical for human development, and the most important type of relationship is that between child and parent or caregiver. This lesson will discuss attachment theory and the role of attachment on human growth and development.

The Strange Situation Test: Ainsworth's Attachment Theory for Infants

2. The Strange Situation Test: Ainsworth's Attachment Theory for Infants

The attachment and bonds infants develop early in life play a critical role in their interactions with others as they grow. This lesson will introduce the Strange Situation experiment conducted by Mary Ainsworth and discuss the four infant attachment types identified through the experiment.

Infant Attachment Theory: 4 Stages of Parent-Infant Attachment

3. Infant Attachment Theory: 4 Stages of Parent-Infant Attachment

Relationships with others play a large role in our lives. These relationships start from birth and continue to develop through adulthood. This lesson will describe the stages of parent-infant attachment, define types of attachment anxiety experienced by infants and discuss the debate over which forms stronger attachments: food or comfort.

Attachment Styles: Positive/Negative, Fearful, Secure & More

4. Attachment Styles: Positive/Negative, Fearful, Secure & More

Attachment and relationships between two people are established at birth and continue through adulthood. The attachment between two adults is no less important than the attachment between a parent and infant. This lesson will explore the attachment styles of adults and similarities between infant-parent attachment styles.

Family System Theory: Definition and Changes Over Time

5. Family System Theory: Definition and Changes Over Time

The term 'family' can have different definitions, such as a family of a mother, father, and children, or family units that consist of extended family members and friends. This lesson will define the family systems theory and explore various types of families, models of influence, and changing family trends.

Impact of Parenting Styles on Different Styles of Learners

6. Impact of Parenting Styles on Different Styles of Learners

When you got in trouble as a child, how did your parents react? This lesson covers four different parenting styles identified in educational psychology, including authoritarian, authoritative, indulgent, and neglecting. Typical results from each parenting style are discussed in terms of children's behaviors, as well as application of the styles in a classroom environment.

The Family Cycle & Adult Development: Marriage, Parenthood & the Empty Nest

7. The Family Cycle & Adult Development: Marriage, Parenthood & the Empty Nest

Once a person enters adulthood, the common belief is that development is nearly complete. However, marriage and children have a great impact on adult development. This lesson will describe developmental changes adults encounter as they marry, become parents, and become grandparents.

The Impact of Abuse and Neglect on Child Growth & Development

8. The Impact of Abuse and Neglect on Child Growth & Development

A healthy family relationship can contribute positively to the growth and development of a child. Unfortunately, unhealthy and abusive relationships do occur. This lesson will describe characteristics of abusers and the impact of abuse on a child's growth and development.

Theories of Aging and Death: Programmed Theories vs. Damage Theories

9. Theories of Aging and Death: Programmed Theories vs. Damage Theories

We all grow old, and we all die. Let's explore the possible forces that are at work in this process. Is it predetermined how fast we will age and when we will die, or is it dependent on the amount of damage our cells are exposed to?

What Are the Stages of Dying? - Overview of Kubler-Ross's 5 Stages

10. What Are the Stages of Dying? - Overview of Kubler-Ross's 5 Stages

Death, dying and the emotional responses one feels toward these topics are particularly challenging issues to address. Psychiatrist Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross proposed stages of emotional responses to death and dying. This lesson will present those five stages and also discuss common criticisms of Kubler-Ross's theory.

Grief and Bereavement: Patterns of Bereavement & Stages of Grief

11. Grief and Bereavement: Patterns of Bereavement & Stages of Grief

Death is a term most are familiar with, but the underlying emotions and processes that accompany death are not. This lesson will define and detail the stages of grief and bereavement. In addition, this lesson will differentiate between the grief process of children and adults.

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