SOCIAL DEPRIVATION By N., Sam M.S. - 170 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 Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development Diagnosis and Treatment Planning SOCIAL PSYCHIATRY SOCIAL CLASS (Social Stratification) MENTAL RETARDATION (CAUSES) Developing a Case Study Hitler and Conformity AER HUNGER Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SOCIAL DEPRIVATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/social-deprivation/ (accessed August 15, 2022).