DEFICIENCY NEED

A need that is created by a lack of something.

DEFICIENCY NEED: "Joe had a deficiency need for security as he was afraid to be alone."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DEFICIENCY NEED," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/deficiency-need/ (accessed October 20, 2021).
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