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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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July 25th 2021


the quality or state of beingsentient; consciousness; Feeling as distinguished from perception or thought.