Effect of Deprivation and Privation

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  • Effects of deprivation and privation
    • Deprivation
      • An existing attachment is lost
      • 44 Juvenile thieves(bowlby, 1946)
    • Privation
      • an attachment has never been present
      • Czech twins(koluchova 1972,1991)
        • Aged 2 locked in celler and abused. Aged 9 adopted into loving family. Aged 14 normail behaviour Aged 20 emotionally and socially stable with above average intellihence
        • EVALUATION- cannont genralise. were able to bond with each other.
      • Genie (curtiss 1989)
        • locked in room for most of early life with little out side contact. Aged 13- physical problems, poor social skill and no language abilities. Education led to the recovery of some ability but language and social skills remain poor
        • EVALUATION- cannot generalise. she may have had innate psychological problems. she had a lack of stability with her carers.
      • HODGES AND TIZARD 1989. children spent in institutional care.
    • Separation
      • Can be considered as short-term deprivation
      • ROBERTSON AND BOWLBY(1952), investigated the effect of separation of young children from the mothers. (PDD)
        • PROTEST-expressing emotions though crying and clinging
        • DESPAIR- appears unresponsive and show lack of intrest in people
        • DETACHMENT- intercation with others increases, little intrest in mothers return


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