Most films about addiction are about people struggling to manage their lives perilously falling into a pit of despair. They replace their sense of responsibility with abhorrent behavior that is regarded as dangerous by loved ones – forcing the character to reflect and choose between their new reckless life or the life they used to know. In Shame, Brandon’s (Michael Fassbender) behavior has never evoked such a confrontation because he’s never led a conventional life, nor has he had intimacy with anyone, so he’s never ha wholesomeness to have threatened, causing him to confront his state. No, instead Steve McQueen’s film is about a man who inherently hates himself – but having lately felt absolutely empty – quietly needing love and desperately seeking reform for his sexual indiscretions. Brandon is a secretive man – bounded as such by the shame that haunts him – feeling volatile for the first time in his life.
Richard’s Case Conceptualization: Psychodynamic/Object Relations Theory Hypothesis based on theory’s concepts Richard’s history suggests that he did not have the opportunity to form adequate attachment bonds with his mother or father (he reports both parents as alcoholic and absent). It appears that he also lacked other adult figures in his environment (relatives, siblings) with whom to form significant relations (he was an only child and reports being very lonely and isolated as a child). Because of this deprivation of any significant nurturing relationship, as a child Richard must have felt great pain; together with the pain he likely experienced great anger both towards himself (blaming himself for his pain, feeling inadequate) and towards others (primarily maternal/paternal figures for failing to meet his needs). He might have concluded that he was not loved because he is defective and, therefore, not lovable, developing a negative sense of self. In order to avoid this pain, it is possible that early on, as a defense mechanism, Richard disconnected himself to a certain extent from his emotional self.
(for this write about psychological study outlined in the first link below) paragraph 2 - so, quite often people will squash their own beliefs, which is an important part of ur identity, to belong to the group. But what are the consequences of this? In Mrs Dalloway, by virginia woolf mrs dalloway refused to marry the man she loved so that she could fit into high society. in later years her sense of self is suffering as a result. she feels a lack of slef worth and regret.
They feel abandoned and dejected. A sense of being valued and loved in females is considered a key element in the development of females. Another very devastating affect on a child is fear of being abandoned by the remaining parent. The often wonder the consequences of the possibility that the remaining parent might abandon the child as well. Of course, living in fear everyday, is not a healthy habit and certainly not for a growing child.
They said they still felt neglected and emotionally and socially deprived, and they also complain of not having the access to professions that are equipped with the competency, of helping them assemble a customary lifestyle. Further more they give prominence to the limited resources given to them by the United States government, and they said that because of these limitations they suffered in childhood, and some suffer in their adulthood. They also discuss that the mental, physical, and social deprivations cause them to become entrapped in the statically category, of failed achievements of the psychosocial development. In addition , the fact that they where bounced around a lot didn’t make their circumstances any easier. Foster children have a difficult time gaining the confidence to face or get over their adversities.
For instance, the common social activities of the heartbrokens may change, evidently seen from the attempts to avoid anything that can possibly trigger the unwanting recollection of the past. Wit the fear occured from the avoidance, some would even pull themselves away from their favorable activities. Apart from that, a change to extraversion ensues. Following a certain study, the reduction to extraversion happens to most people, lessen their desire of socialization while evading their past triggers . Despite the effect on the majority, the minority gain increase in extroversion instead, yearning for the steps closer to a new
Social problems connected to delinquency often start at the home, and in many cases can be caused from the lack of parental guidance. Children of divorced families, poverty, parental alcoholism, are at the greatest risk to fall into delinquency. Incarcerated individuals are not playing a productive role in society. My experiences in the justice system show that it doesn’t rehabilitate someone unless they have a strong desire
normal temperature, blood pressure, skin color. Failure to function adequately is based on the lack of ability to cope with everyday life. People can often live with feeling depressed now and again and not allow it to affect their daily functioning e.g. ability to work, however the if depression affected the family life then it could be seen as an abnormality. However a weakness of deviation form social norms is susceptical to Abuse.
Gottfredson and Hirschi state the major cause of low self-control stems from an absence of positive guardianship. The parents in the household do not monitor or consistently recognize their child or children’s behavior as well as punish them for their deviant acts. There are six elements of self-control that are said to form this trait: “impulsivity, preference for simple rather than complex tasks, risk taking, preference for physical rather than mental activity, self-centeredness, and being short-tempered” (Rocha). Impulse acts deals with the “here and now” concept as opposed to delaying gratification. When taking the simpler route, the individual does not show persistence because they want to easily pursue their desire.
Authoritarian parents are adult-centered, demanding and rejecting child’s needs based on authority and power. This is the reason why Sammy has a low learning ability, the motivation, beliefs and attitude towards learning. Sammy claimed that she did not remember when they talk peacefully, this is not only because the parental control over her was high, but also her parents spent litter time to talk with her as they were busy to work. There are the main reasons leads to poor family relationship. Also, Sammy’s parents keep nagged and complained but did not concern about why she had unsatisfactory results on academic aspect.