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 children deprived of maternal care and love inearly childhood are likely to suffer some degree of emotional, social or intellectualretardationin later life. Prolonged separation (resulting in an attachment bondbreaking) was proposed by Bowlby to cause the deprivation syndrome.

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Diagnostic andStatistical Manual (DSM)

amulti-axial manual used for theclassification, definition and description of mental healthdisorders.