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short stature due to emotional deprivation.A state of irreversible hyposomatism, which is generally linked to abuse, neglect, and sensory deprivation resulting in stunted statural, intellectual and social growth
psychosocial dwarfism Abuse dwarfism, Kaspar Hauser syndrome, deprivation dwarfism Social medicine Irreversible hyposomatism, largely attributed to abuse, neglect, and sensory deprivation. See Anaclytic depression, Genie, Social isolation, The Wild Child. Cf Companionship, Reversible hyposomatotropic dwarfism.