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Romania’s Abandoned Children

Deprivation, Brain Development, and the Struggle for Recovery

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$29.95 • £23.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674724709

Publication Date: 01/06/2014

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416 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

25 halftones, 10 tables

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  • Preface
  • 1. The Beginning of a Journey
  • 2. Study Design and Launch
  • 3. The History of Child Institutionalization in Romania
  • 4. Ethical Considerations
  • 5. Foster Care Intervention
  • 6. Developmental Hazards of Institutionalization
  • 7. Cognition and Language
  • 8. Early Institutionalization and Brain Development
  • 9. Growth, Motor, and Cellular Findings
  • 10. Socioemotional Development
  • 11. Psychopathology
  • 12. Putting the Pieces Together
  • References
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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