Deprivation and Privation

 

Studies of attachment refer to two kinds of separation from the primary carer.

 

Deprivation and privation refer to the two ways in which an infant can suffer loss of maternal attachment. Click on each word to read the glossary definitions.

 

In this learning object we will look at two studies, one on deprivation and one on privation and then evaluate them in the light of other work on attachment.