Updated: 5/5/2018

Anaclitic Depression

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  • Also known as hospitalism
  • Depression in an infant due to separation from caregiver
    • infant becomes withdrawn and unresponsive 
    • reversible
    • prolonged separation can result in failure to thrive

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