Postinstitutionalized children's development: growth, cognitive, and language outcomes.

  title={Postinstitutionalized children's development: growth, cognitive, and language outcomes.},
  author={Michelle M Loman and Kristen L Wiik and Kristin A Frenn and Seth D. Pollak and Megan R. Gunnar},
  journal={Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP},
  volume={30 5},
OBJECTIVE Children adopted internationally from institutions are a growing population presenting to professional care providers. Although postinstitutionalized (PI) children are adopted from multiple world regions, current knowledge is predominantly based on those adopted from Romania and Eastern European countries. This study examines and compares developmental outcomes of PI children adopted from multiple world regions. METHOD Five to 11 years after adoption, 8- through 11-year-old PI… CONTINUE READING
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