Hodges and Tizard- privation

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3 groups of children were compared:

  • In a orphanage then adopted: whilst they suffered from privation for the first 2 years, they did become attached to their foster parents as they had a high motivation to provide emotional care for the orphans. They generally recovered from the privation experience.
  • In a orphanage then restored to parents: these children often struggled to find and keep friends. There parents had less motivation to provide high emotional care for their children. Their home life didn't seem to help their recovery. These were rated as quarrelsome by their teachers.
  • Never in an orphanage: these were emotionally and socially stable and less likely to be bullies or rated as quarrelsome by…

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