Young Children in Institutional Care at Risk of Harm

@article{Johnson2006YoungCI,
  title={Young Children in Institutional Care at Risk of Harm},
  author={R. Johnson and K. Browne and Catherine Hamilton-Giachritsis},
  journal={Trauma, Violence, & Abuse},
  year={2006},
  volume={7},
  pages={34 - 60}
}
  • R. Johnson, K. Browne, Catherine Hamilton-Giachritsis
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Trauma, Violence, & Abuse
  • A recent survey has revealed a large number of young children in institutional care across Europe. Young children placed in institutional care without parents may be at risk of harm. This review considers systematically the research evidence on the impact of institutional care on brain growth, attachment, social behavior, and cognitive development. Analytical epidemiological study designs (i.e., including a control/comparison group) show that young children placed in institutional care are at… CONTINUE READING
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