PSYCHOSOCIAL DEPRIVATION

Also referred to as sociocultural deprivation it is the absence of opportunity for adequate intellectual stimulation. Seen in children, it may be a important contributing factor in their disorder.

PSYCHOSOCIAL DEPRIVATION: "For some Russian orphans, psychosocial deprivation was an all too prevalent disorder."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PSYCHOSOCIAL DEPRIVATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/psychosocial-deprivation/ (accessed November 22, 2020).
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