11-27 Family and Development

11-27 Family and Development - 11/27 FamilyandDevelopment

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11/27 Family and Development Family systems theorists- states that family consists of interrelated parts that effect each  other The nuclear family consists of wife, husband, and child Vs The extended family consists of parent and children alone with or without kin The Infant and the Family -fathers interact with their children differently than mothers -fathers play different roles in child’s lives than mothers -children generally have fewer psychological disorders if their fathers are involved and  effective parents In-direct effect: relationship with parents can affect relationship with child and vice versa The Child and the Family Parenting styles: -authoritative: reasonable rule that are consistently reinforced with sensitivity and  acceptance of child -authoritarian: a lot of rules and demands with few explanations, little sensitivity and  responsiveness -Permissive: few rules, demands, and a lot of freedom
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2011 for the course DFST 1013 taught by Professor Fields-moore during the Spring '08 term at North Texas.

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