If something needs a baby of their parents and, in general, their environment is caring and emotionally enough to develop as a happy child without emotional problems affect.
But far from affecting only to emotional or psychological, it has been shown that lack of affection towards the child may be due to the development of certain diseases and disorders.The emotional deprivation affecting development have particular impact on those children who do not receive daily affection necessary to have harmony in both their internal environment and in the world around him.
Among those affected by these emotional deficiencies found all those children living in foster care situations centers, those whose parents are deprived of freedom or those belonging to family units with lack of economic resources.
Although we may seem that emotional deprivation would impact only on the psychological development of the child, the truth is that is also found to influence the quality of the child’s defense mechanisms against infection.
Thus several studies have shown a direct relationship between emotional deprivation and growth retardation. This is due to an inhibition in the hipósifo-adrenal system that can bring the lack of production of certain hormones that affect growth.
In addition there have been also incidence of emotional deprivation in rates of certain hormones that appear in much lower which would correspond to a normal child values.
And besides we have shown the effects on the incidence of emotional deprivation in a higher rate of infections or failure to thrive, it is clear that another consequence of this lack of affection are behavioral disorders.
The presence of emotional deprivation in the child involves situations of chronic stress or psychological and emotional affects negatively the degree of immune response.
Other studies have shown that all types of emotional behavior, such as touching, hugging or kissing, increase organic defenses, releases stress, increases self-confidence and promotes relaxation.
We know positive or negative stimuli we receive from others is essential to our development as individuals. And several experts have shown that emotional deprivation can cause devastating effects on the baby.
In fact it is understood that these emotional deprivation profoundly influence the psychological development of the baby and may even be associated with physical degeneration that can lead to minor to death, despite having food and hygiene necessary for survival.