Allison Ricciardi provides 9 suggestions for receiving authentic affirmation and finding hope and healing. This is part two of the series on affirmation.
Emotional Deprivation Disorder
Psychiatrists Dr. Anna Terruwe and Dr. Conrad Baars defined Emotional Deprivation Disorder as a syndrome which results from a lack of authentic affirmation and emotional support in childhood.
In this day and age, emotional problems seem to be the norm, not the exception.