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paternal deprivation

  lossof the father, or growing up without a steady father figure may have deprivation effects,including a range of emotional and social disturbancesdepending on the nature and length of the absence.

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behavioural therapy

 a form of treatmentthat aims to change behaviour by means of systematic desensitisation, behaviour modification, or aversiontherapy.