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Unformatted text preview: avoidance, and disengagement. Also failing to connect emotionally with caregivers is linked to having negative impact on psychological functioning in the long term. Many students reported social isolation, poor adjustment in school, and depression. The researchers recommended a more in-depth study on the effects of duration and frequency left in the care of others on attachment. Participants reported higher levels of current psychological distress when they experienced emotional neglect by a female caregiver than a male caregiver, and the study suggested further research on potential caregiver gender effects and children’s expectations due to the gender role stereotypes....
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2010 for the course PSYC 203 taught by Professor Michelecarter during the Fall '09 term at Tompkins Cortland Community College.
- Fall '09