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Bonding and Psychosocial Adjustment of Youth in Foster Care

  title={Bonding and Psychosocial Adjustment of Youth in Foster Care},
  author={Alicia Marie Nicoleau},
This study was an exploration of youth in foster care as they engage in new relationships with their foster parents, and how bonding occurs between foster parents and their foster youth as reported by foster parents. This qualitative grounded theory study included 10 foster parents who had an African-American foster youth between the ages of 12 to18 in their care. This analysis focuses on four processes that seem to influence bonding between foster parents and their foster youth: (a… 

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