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Rachel Carlson HDFS 412 Journal Summary #1 January 20, 2008 After reading through the attachment articles that were assigned, the first one that stuck out in my mind was Predicting mother’s rejection of her infant. The main point I found in the article that I found very interesting was when they were discussing the difference between abuse and nonabusive mothers, they stated that only the abusive mothers failed to affectively differentiate negative and positive situations. They also had less tolerance and expressed more anger when the infant would cry. The question was brought up in the article about when does the abusing cycle begin for individuals who have been abused as children? I was very surprised when one explanation was that the abusing pattern will sometimes not begin until that person becomes a parents themselves. I found this interesting because if abusive mothers have less tolerance to negative behavoirs, I
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  • Spring '07
  • BUEHRER,AMYLYNN
  • Psychological manipulation, Neglect, Rachel Carlson

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