Privation and the Case study of Genie

  • Privation- never forming a attachment with anyone
  • Deprivation- loosing an attachment that was formed in the past

Case study- Genie privation

What happened to her?

  • she spent around 10 years of her life in a darkened room tied to a potty chair from the age of 3 till 13.
  • she was beaten by her father for making noise
  • isolated- no real human contact

What were the effects?

  • couldn't understand language


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