Parent-reported problems in 211 adopted children: some risk and protective factors.

  title={Parent-reported problems in 211 adopted children: some risk and protective factors.},
  author={David V Howe},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  volume={38 4},
  • David V Howe
  • Published 1997 in
    Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and…
Parents of 211 adopted children, now young adults, were interviewed about their children's behaviour and development during childhood and adolescence. The children were placed for adoption at different ages. The quality of children's pre-placement care also varied, older-placed children generally experiencing adverse backgrounds prior to joining their adoptive parents. Depending on their quality of pre-placement care, the children were placed in one of three groups for the purposes of analysis… CONTINUE READING

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