REJECTED CHILD By N., Sam M.S. - 9 In peer groups, a child who is regularly talked about in negative terminology and inspires strong distaste in his or her peers. Compare with: isolate. REJECTED CHILD: "A rejected child will often suffer self-esteem issues." Related Psychology Terms Developing a Case Study ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Diagnosis and Treatment Planning SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development Hitler and Conformity A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) DISCIPLINE (literally, “to learn”) READING DISABILITY (Paralexia, Dyslexia) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "REJECTED CHILD," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/rejected-child/ (accessed August 13, 2022).