PSYC 188 Midterm Study Guide

PSYC 188 Midterm Study Guide - 03/03/200818:35:00

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03/03/2008 18:35:00 Life Line Thanatos - daimon personification of death and mortality, twin of hypnos Hypnos - the personification of sleep, his twin was thanatos Type A Pedestrian-  really cautious Type E Pedestrian - not caution, E is for Extreme  The Childs understanding of death: developmental stages     Birth---6 months - child has no concept of self, merge with whatever holding  them, aren’t an individual entity 6 months---2 years -  aware of alternating states, wet or dry, light or  darkness, also learn all gone, you get toilet trained, believe that you are not  their in peak a boo o helps child to learn meaning of self being and separation, views  separation not as permanent but temporary 3 years---5 years - child thinks person is dead but not really dead, just an  altered form, very bored, move slowly, still see death as temporary 6 years- 9 years - children will personify death images come from television,  cartoon, still don’t know they don’t come back, think death occurs if in war or  old, can avoid death if good 10 years -  can be viewed as an abstract concept, its inevitable, personal, can  happen to everyone and it will happen to me 
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Images of Death     1)  Connection - Separation - when you are around people you are around  (connetion) separation is anxiety that a child feels when left alone  2)  Movement- Stasis - movenebt able to run (life) stasis is being still  3)  Integrity- disintegration - integrity means your body is while, disintegration  means its falling apart  Grief in the child A) Bowlby:  Attatchment; Separation; Loss B) Anna Freud:   was the sixth and last child of  Sigmund  and Martha Freud.  Born in  Vienna , she followed the path of her father and contributed to the 
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2010 for the course PSYC 188 taught by Professor Woodruf during the Spring '08 term at GWU.

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PSYC 188 Midterm Study Guide - 03/03/200818:35:00

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