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ERIC Number: EJ523516
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0031-4005
Infants and Young Children in Orphanages: One View from Pediatrics and Child Psychiatry.
Frank, Deborah A.; And Others
Pediatrics, v97 n4 p569-78 Apr 1996
Explores pediatric and child psychiatric research covering five areas of potential biological and social risk to infants and children in orphanage care, specifically, infectious morbidity, nutrition, growth, cognitive and socioaffective development, and physical and sexual abuse. Results showed that institutionalization in early childhood increases the likelihood that impoverished children will grow into psychiatrically impaired and economically unproductive adults. (MOK)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Aid to Families with Dependent Children