DEPRIVATION DWARFISM

A stunting of physical growth in infancy due to non-organic factors. See failure to thrive.

DEPRIVATION DWARFISM: "Deprivation dwarfism is due to maternal separation and emotional neglect."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "DEPRIVATION DWARFISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/deprivation-dwarfism/ (accessed November 24, 2017).
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