chapter  15
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The Institution Child in Adolescence

ADOLESCENCE Aspecialgroupoftheseparated,deprivedchildrenwereourrelatively smallproportionofgirlswhohadspentall,orverynearlyalloftheir childhoodinChildren'sHomes.Referencewasmadeonthesection onseparationstoBowlby1andotherswhohavedealtmuchwith thisproblem,andwhileworkerswhosetheoriesarelesspsychoanalyticalwouldwishtomodifythestressonseparationassuch,no one-especiallythosewhohavelivedwiththeextrememanifestations ofsuchconditions-woulddenythepeculiarpersonalitydifficulties thatarisefromchildrenwhohavelonglackedfamilylife.