Developmental recovery and deficit in children adopted from Eastern European orphanages.

@article{Judge2003DevelopmentalRA,
  title={Developmental recovery and deficit in children adopted from Eastern European orphanages.},
  author={Sharon Judge},
  journal={Child psychiatry and human development},
  year={2003},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={49-62}
}
  • Sharon Judge
  • Published 2003 in Child psychiatry and human development
This research examined the degree of developmental recovery during the 1st year of placement in a sample of 124 children adopted from Eastern European orphanages. At the time of adoption, substantial growth and developmental delays were identified, with about half below the 5th percentile on weight and on height. Results indicated that there was considerable catch-up in all areas at postadoption. However, older, later placed children exhibited more developmental delays compared with earlier… CONTINUE READING

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