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Discuss the effects of institutionalisation

Firstly, one study into the effects of institutionalisation was the research
conducted by Spitz into the effects of privation in orphanages in South America
during 1946 to 1952. Spitz found that most children there suffered from
anadictic depression which is characterised by sadness, weepiness, sleep…

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study does have low levels of population validity as only one orphanage was
measured, so different orphanages may have different ways of caring for children.
Therefore this cannot be generalised to real cases.





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