Parental rejection, food deprivation, and personality development: tests of alternative hypothesis

Ethnology Vol/Iss. 9 Published In Pages: 414-427
By Rohner, Ronald P.


This article investigates potential relationships between food deprivation, parental rejection, and personality development. Findings indicate that a series of adult personality characteristics (e.g. self evaluation and emotional responsiveness) are better predicted by parental rejection than by nutritional variables.

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