Children who return home from foster care: a 6-year prospective study of behavioral health outcomes in adolescence.

@article{Taussig2001ChildrenWR,
  title={Children who return home from foster care: a 6-year prospective study of behavioral health outcomes in adolescence.},
  author={Heather N. Taussig and Robert B. Clyman and John L Landsverk},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2001},
  volume={108 1},
  pages={E10}
}
OBJECTIVE Returning children to their biological families after placement in foster care (ie, reunification) has been prioritized with legislation. Comprehensive studies of child behavioral health functioning after reunification, however, have not been conducted. This study examined outcomes for youth who were reunified after placement in foster care as compared with youth who did not reunify. DESIGN Prospective cohort. SETTING Children who entered foster care in San Diego, California, and… CONTINUE READING
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