The Influence of Adoption on Self-Related Social-Emotional Characteristics of Adopted Children and Adolescents
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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Many families in our society have been created through adoption. In 1990, there were approximately 119,000 adoption placements in the United States (Flango & Flango, 1990). Over the past decade, the majority of adoptions were infants placed with White couples who ranged in age from 25 to 34 (Bachrach, Adams, Sambrano, & London, 1990).
Ames, H. Norman, "The Influence of Adoption on Self-Related Social-Emotional Characteristics of Adopted Children and Adolescents" (1996). All Graduate Plan B and other Reports. 996.
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