ERIC Number: EJ383495
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Family Functioning of Adolescents Who Parent and Place for Adoption.
Geber, Gayle; Resnick, Michael D.
Adolescence, v23 n90 p417-28 Sum 1988
Assessed family environments of 84 pregnant adolescents who recently made decision to parent or to place their babies for adoption. Results showed that adolescent parents or placers described their families as less functional than adolescent norms. Found no significant differences in family functioning between parents and placers. Vast majority of respondents were satisfied with their placement or parenting decisions. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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