THE STUDY OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
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... The Study of Human Development Introduction Penelope is my little sister. Her lifespan development has been unique from that of the rest of our family members. Being age 25 years, she has some behaviors that indicate a problem surfacing from her early stages of childhood development.
Rationale for Penelope’s development
Although Penelope is an adult, she is verbally abusive, has behavior of nail biting, and lately, she has taken to drinking. As these behaviors tend to be hard for the family members and friends to contemplate on, it is apparent that Penelope lifespan development has been in fixation. According Sigmund Freud’s theory of development, it is apparent that Penelope might be in fixation of...