COMPLETE Adolescent Psychology Notes: Part 2 [got a 93% in the course]

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Counseling, Developmental, and Educational Psychology
Course
APSY 2041
Professor
All Professors
Semester
Winter

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Chapter 4 10/06/2013 Self­fullfilling prophecy: the idea that individuals behavior is influenced by others expectations from them *Parent­ Teenage Conflict Inevitable? Disagreements over day to day issues not major values Arguments stem from the different perspectives Conflict may increase the most in early adolescence because change views on many issues they previously  view as lefitimate *Family Relationships ­Time of Reorganization and Change family systems theory: a perspective on family functioning that emphasizes interconnections among  different family relationships  ­Adolescent’s Parents at Midlife midlife crises: psychological crises  over identity believed to occur between 35­45 the range of most  adolescent pasrents ~Midlife Meets adolescents same time adolescents meeting period of rapid physical growth sexual maturation and parents having  ncreases concern about own bodies , physical attractiveness, sexual appeal same time adolescents developing capability to think sytematiacally about future and look ahead, parents  are feeling the possibilites for own life changes are limited adolescence time when gain great deal of status while parents choices have mostly been made  ­Changes in Family needs and Functions finances strained due to saving for college, keeping up with “must haves” familism: orientation toward life in which the needs of one’s family takes precedence over the needs of the  individual generational dissonance: divergence of views between adolescents and parents that is common in families  of immigrant parents and American born adolescents *Family Relationships and Adolescent Development ­Parenting Styles and their Effects Diana Baumrind , 2 aspects of the parents behavior toward the adolescent are critical  parental responsiveness: degree to the parent responds to the child’s needs in accepting, supportive  manner parental demandingess: degree to which the parent expects and insists on mature, responsible behavior  from the child ­4 styles of Parenting Authoritatiove parents: parents who use warmth, firm control, and rational issue oriented discipline In which  emphasis is placed on the development of self direction  Authoritarian parents: parents who use punitive, absolute and for
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