Unformatted text preview: Summary chart of faulty parent-child relationships Parent’s undesirable
condition Possible effects on personality development of child Feelings of insecurity and isolation. Attentiomseeldng, negativistic,
hostile behavior. Unable to give and receive affection. Over protective-indulgence Selfish, demanding, with inability to tolerate frustration. Rebellious to authority, excessive need of attention, lack of responsibility. '
Inability to separate. Over protective-domination Submissive, inadequate, lack of initiative, tendency to passive
dependency in relations with others. - Overly high Rigid and extreme development. Tends t
. moral standards 0 rigidity, severe conﬂicts, guilt,
self—condemnation and devaluation. Excessively severe
discipline Inconsistent discipline Inadequate development of consistent ego values. Tends to be inconsistent and to vacillate in meeting problems. Amdety, tension, insecurity, lack of secure homebase, tendency to see
world as dangerous and insecure place. Abandonment or divorce Insecurity, isolation, conflicting loyalties, lack of adequate models for
proper ego development. Sibling rivalry Direct or indirect hostility, insemrity, lack of self—conﬁdence, regression
Tendency of child to adopt fears, insecurities, and neurotic defenses of parent(s). Perfectionism-unrealistic
ambitions for the child Intemalization of unethical and socially undesirable attitudes, which
frequently lead to difﬁculties with the law Child internalizes parents' unrealistic standards. Inevitablefailure leads
to continual frustration, guilt, and self-devaluation The Northern California Giﬂdrcn 5' Family Services Training Acadmy 60
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