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Unformatted text preview: Midterm Nov. 2 (In Class) Final Possibly Dec. 9 (In Class) All material from book and lectures. Final is all the material including what was on the Midterm. O b j e c t-R e l a t i on s T heo r y Freud did not really observe children. A group of people, the object- relations theorists, did a huge study of children. They thereby moved psychoanalysis forward enormously. The single most important fact of childhood is: DEPENDENCE The child's primary problem is to survive : Its needs are: Food Protection Warmth (e.g., clothes) Learning (e.g., walk, talk, etc.) However, the child is totally helpless . So it must get these needs met via an adult: i.e., food, protection, warmth, etc, must come via an adult. Thus, the child's relationship to the adult is one of dependen c e . Without the adult, the child would: Starve to death. Freeze to death. Never learn to walk, talk, etc. Homework: Due Wed 8th ed: p. 50-64 9th ed: p.53-65 Do Mind Map Dependency on parent for survival controls everything....
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This note was uploaded on 01/07/2012 for the course 830 101 taught by Professor Brill during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.
- Fall '08