DEPRIVATION DWARFISM By N., Sam M.S. - 104 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." Related Psychology Terms A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide CHILD PSYCHIATRY Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY ADOLESCENCE (Theories) MENTAL RETARDATION (CAUSES) AER HUNGER ANTISOCIAL REACTION HEAD INJURY (CHRONIC TRAUMATIC DISORDERS) INFERTTLITY Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DEPRIVATION DWARFISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/deprivation-dwarfism/ (accessed December 8, 2022).