Camp sisters or mother : camp prisoner at their arrival were segregated based upon. those who went to live went onto the left. humans have a strong need for affiliation which goldberg refers to a need for connectedness . in loss of close family people formed new ones to mend the gap and distance that kept them apart from their loved ones. camp families came together by misfortune and suffering. when on family was ill, injured or depressed the other would take charge: one important function of camp families was the physical care for one another. i. e. sharing of one"s food amongst the group and or nursing a sister who was ill or injured. camp sister physically provided for one another, those who were unable to walk or see were given great assistance by their sisters to keep going. women provided relief from stress by conveying a sense of security www. notesolution. com.