The psychological adjustment of United States adopted adolescents and their nonadopted siblings.

@article{Sharma1998ThePA,
  title={The psychological adjustment of United States adopted adolescents and their nonadopted siblings.},
  author={Ajit Ram Sharma and Matthew McGue and Peter L. Benson},
  journal={Child development},
  year={1998},
  volume={69 3},
  pages={791-802}
}
Using data from a national sample of 715 United States adoptive families, comparisons were made between adopted adolescents and birth adolescents (children born to the adoptive parents) on the Youth Self-Report (Achenbach), 8 psychological and behavioral adjustment factor scales from the Attitudes and Behaviors survey (Benson), and an identity scale (Search Institute). Multivariate, followed by univariate, analyses of variance showed significant differences between the 2 groups on the… CONTINUE READING

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