Effects of therapeutic interventions for foster children on behavioral problems, caregiver attachment, and stress regulatory neural systems.

@article{Fisher2006EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of therapeutic interventions for foster children on behavioral problems, caregiver attachment, and stress regulatory neural systems.},
  author={Philip A. Fisher and Megan R. Gunnar and Mary K. Dozier and Jacqueline Bruce and Katherine C. Pears},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2006},
  volume={1094},
  pages={215-25}
}
Young children in foster care are exposed to high levels of stress. These experiences place foster children at risk for poor social, academic, and mental heath outcomes. The role of adverse events in stimulating neurobiological stress responses presumably plays a role in shaping neural systems that contribute to these problems. Systematic and developmentally well-timed interventions might have the potential to change developmental trajectories and promote resilience. Moreover, understanding how… CONTINUE READING

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