Author: Jan Scholten
Immaturity, helplessness, neediness, childish dependency; unable to take responsibility. Early development disturbed, identity of the child suppressed.
Parents or other family members excessively reinforce or restrict the personality in its identity as an immature child; gave only love when staying dependent childlike.
Delicate and needy, lacking inner strength to face the world or shoulder responsibility.
Retarded phases of physical or emotional development.