SOCIAL DEPRIVATION By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 1. The lack of opportunity for social experiences. 2. A limited access to a society's resources. See cultural deprivation. SOCIAL DEPRIVATION: "Joe suffered social deprivation due to poverty." Related Psychology Terms OPPORTUNITY STRUCTURE DISADVANTAGED SOCIAL CHANGE SOCIAL MOBILITY PSYCHOSOCIAL DEPRIVATION SOCIAL IMPERCEPTION DISORDER PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS ANIMAL MATERNAL DEPRIVATION SOCIAL EVOLUTION ANIMAL DOMINANCE Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SOCIAL DEPRIVATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/social-deprivation/ (accessed September 17, 2020).