Before Jake was paralyzed he faced several problems growing up, dropping out of school, running away from home, joining the army, and blames his parents for much if his hardships in life. With life depressed, frequent mood swings and lack of motivation; is now much harder living life paralyzed. He life of disappointment, turmoil, and hardships, have all become exemplified. Basically Jakes disorder has become more aware for people around him. A biological perspective on Jakes maladaptive behavior would be explained with malfunctioning of his brain anatomy. They would most likely look at...
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...uld give these theorist a perspective on his life and the events which affected him, and focused more on Jake, his “self”.
Sociocultural theory explains how individuals mental functioning is related to cultural, institutional, and historical context. It would explain that Jakes role in society, and participation in social interactions and culturally organized activities, is the reason for his maladaptive behaviors, and it’s the roles of society that influence psychological development.
Jakes mental growth and development refers to his lifelong process that began birth. Many factors influenced Jakes behaviors, mental and cognitive development, including his physical growth. This is a lesson for all parents, and that should schedule regular appointments with the child’s pediatrician so he can assess the child’s physical, cognitive, and psychological development.
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