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DISCUSS RESEARCH INTO THE EFFECTS OF PRIVATION
There has been much research into the effects of privation and whether these

effects can be reversed. This research takes the form of case studies and longitudinal

studies.

One case study that demonstrates the effects of extreme privation would be that of

Genie.…

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The problem with these case studies is that although they have high ecological

validity, they lack external validity and so results can't be generalised as individuals'

environments are very different. For example we can't immediate conclude that the effects

of privation are reversible by looking at the Czech twins. Their…

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explain why they were unable to form relationships with peers. The findings of this study

may have also been affected by attrition which is common in longitudinal studies. The people

that did drop out may have done so because they were less adjusted od less motivated, this

would leave a…

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