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To what extent can transactional models help in understanding the origins and development of disturbing behaviour in young children
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Gerard Doherty X7267888 TMA 03 Essay
Option 1: "To what extent can transactional models help in understanding the origins and development of disturbing behaviour in young children?"
As human animals we are born into a social structure that requires us to develop accordingly. We normally form patterns of behaviour that facilitate communication and interaction with our family and peers. Some people however display behaviour that is out-with the realms of normality. This behaviour, if it is sustained and/or is particularly damaging and disruptive, is deemed to be socially unacceptable.
For the most part such behaviour is temporary and through proper socialisation continuation is normally averted. However for some, such actions can be permanent causing further disruption to the life of the individual and to those around them. It is when this happens that individuals are considered to be displaying problem behaviour.
It is difficult to determine what is at the root of problematic behaviour in children. Some argue from a nativist perspective that that there is a genetic predisposition towards deviant behaviour. Others attribute such behaviour to the failure of the parents and the social system in general for failing to socialise children in the
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