Disorders of Attachment in Adopted and Fostered Children: Recognition and Treatment

@article{Howe2003DisordersOA,
  title={Disorders of Attachment in Adopted and Fostered Children: Recognition and Treatment},
  author={David Howe and Sheila Fearnley},
  journal={Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry},
  year={2003},
  volume={8},
  pages={369 - 387}
}
This article briefly reviews a small number of outcome studies for adopted and fostered children, concentrating particularly on the progress of older-placed children. A transactional model of children’s development is introduced to explain the different pathways taken by children post placement. In this model transactions occur between children and their social environment which co-determine their developmental progress. The model is applied to children placed for adoption and foster care who… Expand
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