Family interactions in adoptive compared to nonadoptive families.

@article{Rueter2009FamilyII,
  title={Family interactions in adoptive compared to nonadoptive families.},
  author={Martha A. Rueter and Margaret A Keyes and William G. Iacono and Matt McGue},
  journal={Journal of family psychology : JFP : journal of the Division of Family Psychology of the American Psychological Association},
  year={2009},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={58-66}
}
Despite the large and growing numbers of adoptive families, little research describes interactions in families with adopted adolescents. Yet, adopted adolescents' increased risk for adjustment problems, combined with the association between family interactions and adolescent adjustment in nonadoptive families, raises questions about differences in adoptive and nonadoptive family interactions. We compared observed and self-reported family interactions between 284 adoptive and 208 nonadoptive… CONTINUE READING
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