Disinhibited social behavior among internationally adopted children.

  title={Disinhibited social behavior among internationally adopted children.},
  author={Jacqueline Bruce and Amanda R. Tarullo and Megan R. Gunnar},
  journal={Development and psychopathology},
  volume={21 1},
Postinstitutionalized children frequently demonstrate persistent socioemotional difficulties. For example, some postinstitutionalized children display an unusual lack of social reserve with unfamiliar adults. This behavior, which has been referred to as indiscriminate friendliness, disinhibited attachment behavior, and disinhibited social behavior, was examined by comparing children internationally adopted from institutional care to children internationally adopted from foster care and children… CONTINUE READING