ERIC Number: EJ453907
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
The Adoption Alternative for Pregnant Adolescents: Decision Making, Consequences, and Policy Implications.
Sobol, Michael P.; Daly, Kerry J.
Journal of Social Issues, v48 n3 p143-61 1992
Reviews issues surrounding adoption as an option for resolving teen crisis pregnancies. Examines the decision-making processes and social psychological consequences of adoption as a distinct phenomenon, including adoption rates and characteristics, factors influencing the adoption decision, birth mother response to adoption placement, and social policy regarding adoption placement. (JB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue with title "Psychological Perspectives on Abortion and Its Alternatives."