International and Transracial Adoptions: A Mental Health Perspective

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  • ISBN-13: 9781856280822
  • Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 4/28/1993
  • Pages: 376
  • Product dimensions: 6.38 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.06 (d)

Table of Contents

Adjustment in Adoption: A Review
1 The Institution of Adoption 1
2 Adjustment in Adoption: Follow-Up Studies 15
3 Genetic, Physical and Constitutional Factors Influencing Adjustment in Adoption 38
4 Adjustment, Identity and Special Needs Adoption: Clinical Research and Policy Change 48
5 Adjustment and Identity in Transracial and Inter-Country Adoption 71
Adjustment in Adoption: Empirical Studies in Canada and Britain
6 A Follow-Up of Adopted Children in the National Child Development Study 90
7 Mental Health and Adoption in a Community Survey of Adults 114
8 Social Work Practice and the Adoption of Special Needs Children: A Canadian Case Study 121
Intercountry and Transracial Adoption: Empirical Studies and Policy Review
9 Inter-Country Adoption: History and Policy Formation 135
10 Further Developments in Inter-Country Adoption 167
11 Adopted Girls from Hong Kong in Britain: A Twenty Year Follow-Up of Adjustment and Social Identity 195
12 Adopted from Vietnam: A Ten Year Follow-Up of British Adoptees 207
13 Transracial Adoption of Aboriginal Children in Canada: A Disturbing Case Study 214
14 Transracial Adoption in Britain: A Follow-Up With Policy Implications 240
15 Attitudes to Transracial Adoption in Samples of Afro-Caribbeans in London, 1979 and 1989 256
Adopted Children in Residential Care: A Typology of Disrupted Adoptions
16 A Survey of Adopted Children in Two Residential Treatment Centres: Methods of Study and Initial Results 264
17 Comparison of 61 Adopted Children and 61 Control Children in Two Centres for Seriously Disturbed Children 274
18 Types or Clusters of Adjustment: Classification of Adopted Children by Case Study and Statistical Methods 302
19 Adjustment in Adoption: Conclusions 326
References 332
Subject Index 361
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