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ERIC Number: EJ472286
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0001-8449
Adoption as an Option for Unmarried Pregnant Teens.
Custer, Marcia
Adolescence, v28 n112 p891-902 Win 1993
Explored reasons that pregnant teenagers rarely consider option of adoption. Interviews with 21 unmarried pregnant adolescents and their significant others revealed 4 phenomena pivotal to their willingness to consider adoption: societal sanctions, low level of knowledge, anticipated psychological discomfort, and lack of support from helping professionals. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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