So they may do work for you that you could do yourself.Or they encourage you to make friends with someone who is influential when you don’t really enjoy the person, telling you that that person is a great friend when it’s not true. She’ll be a good friend to you.” There are also many different ways of invalidating. Blaming: “You always have to be the crybaby, always upset about something and ruin every holiday.” “Why didn’t you put gas in the car before you got home?Saying “It’s not such a big deal” when it is important to you is hoovering.Saying someone did a great job when they didn’t or that your friends loved them when they didn’t is hoovering.Not Wanting to Hurt Your Feelings: Sometimes people lie to you in order to not hurt your feelings.
These results indicate a need for more psychoeducation for parents/caregivers and teachers, as well as additional treatment interventions for children with SPD.Maybe they agree that your point of view in an argument when in fact they do not think you are being reasonable.Wanting the Best for You: People who love you want the best for you.Participants with a greater number of sensory processing symptoms were more likely to have a mental health diagnosis (t(166)=3.108, p=.002, two-tailed).A moderate, positive correlation was found between number of sensory processing symptoms and level of invalidating environment (r =.578, p=.000).
Previous studies have focused on the biological underpinnings of SPD, however few have looked at the interpersonal relationships of children with sensory processing difficulties as well as the mental health outcomes as those children mature into adults.