The narcissist persona is an adapted behavioral pattern, a pattern habituated into one's structure of personality in consequence of the abuse of emotional deprivation
. Vaknin (2005) suggests, "The emotional consequences of rejection and abuse are too difficult to contemplate" (p.
The prevalence of emotional deprivation
in various studies conducted among Indian elderly people varies from 55% to 65%.
There are five subscales in this domain, each containing five items to assess: emotional deprivation
, abandonment/instability, mistrust/abuse, social isolation/alienation, and defectiveness/shame.
The scale has two sub-dimensions: emotional deprivation
and social companionship.
The argument goes that where a youngster is deprived of love and guidance at home, and especially where there is abuse, that child will invariably suffer from social and emotional deprivation
The results defined two factors: emotional deprivation
at work (items 1 through 9) and social companionship at work (items 10 through 16).
Add abuse, scapegoating, mental anguish, emotional deprivation
and being blamed for everything by adults - then big problems are on the way.
Food is her main form of self-medication and she uses it to battle the feelings of emotional deprivation
, and she is overweight.
Cardiff Crown Court heard how Walters had grown up in a Russian orphanage and had suffered "severe emotional deprivation
Tender accounts in the life of new parents, relationships between parents and children that reveal the social and emotional concerns of the times, young people embarking on journeys of self-discovery, the ever-changing relationship with man's environment, isolation and emotional deprivation
in modern living, the re-awakening of traumatic events that occurred in childhood--these are some of the topics and subjects of thought to be found in the pages of contemporary Italian fiction.
This intensely and self-consciously emotional film tells a story of contradictory masculinities, material and emotional deprivation
, and class struggle, during Margaret Thatcher's quasi-military occupation of the towns of Northern England in the miners' strike of 1984.
However pressing material need may be, emotional deprivation
is more searing, particularly if it occurs in vulnerable childhood.