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@Rogue_Martin @psychdr100 @HillaryClinton @cliffbaker9 Many infants separated from parents during crisis/war/refugee had a lot worse than some emotional and cognitive developmental problems. They died. #Marasmus
@Rogue_Martin @psychdr100 @HillaryClinton @cliffbaker9 #WhereAreTheBabies? No, really. What is their health status?
@Rogue_Martin @psychdr100 @HillaryClinton @cliffbaker9 The recent allegations of wide spread sex abuse in the detention camps also does not help my confidence in the care given to infants separated from their parents, to say the least.
@Rogue_Martin @psychdr100 @HillaryClinton @cliffbaker9 “Many of these infants failed to thrive, and they died. They didn't eat because they were emotionally wounded.”nytimes.com/1988/11/14/opi…
@Rogue_Martin @psychdr100 @HillaryClinton @cliffbaker9 If anyone has the stomach for it, Spitz recorded the process of “failure to thrive” or “marasmus” on video. They can easily be found using google video search “spitz marasmus” viewer discretion is advised. very painful to watch and upsetting but could be reality bc child sep pol
@Rogue_Martin @psychdr100 @HillaryClinton @cliffbaker9 While there has been some debate about the scientific validity of the claim that maternal deprivation causes marasmus, it does appear that nearly a century of research shows a link. Interestingly, Spitz et al found that infants separated from their mother who had attentive caring
@Rogue_Martin @psychdr100 @HillaryClinton @cliffbaker9 nurses were fine. However, infants who did have this, outcome was #marasmus
@Rogue_Martin @psychdr100 @HillaryClinton @cliffbaker9 I’m guessing that most ppl have little doubt that in the detention centers caring attentive maternally warm nurses are not in abundance to say the least.
@Rogue_Martin @psychdr100 @HillaryClinton @cliffbaker9 *infants who did NOT have this...
@Rogue_Martin @psychdr100 @HillaryClinton @cliffbaker9 @threadreaderapp please unroll this thread on Rene Spitz & Marasmus & implications for Donald’s policy of child separation. Thanks.
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