Privation and institutionalism

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  • Privation and Institutionalism
    • Tizard and Hodges
      • Took children who had been in institutional care, some stayed there some were adopted and some returned home. They were compared to a control group of children brought up at home
      • Those who experienced institutional care found it hard developing relationships with peers
    • Koluchova
      • Twin boys who had been cruelly treated by their stepmother. Discovered at the age of 7- physically undeveloped and scared of adults
      • After being discovered they were adopted by sisters and given excellent care.
      • Age of 14 they had normal IQ's, suggesting privation is not necessarily permanent
    • Privation is when a child is prevented or is in some way unable to form a normal bond to cargivers


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