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ERIC Number: EJ585271
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0001-8449
Searching for Connection: A New Look at Teenaged Runaways.
Schaffner, Laurie
Adolescence, v33 n131 p619-27 Fall 1998
Runaway behavior is presented from the point of view of 26 teenagers in a rural New England shelter. Reasons for running include seeking freedom from abusive treatment, and a search for connection. Running was found to be a "last resort" behavior. Many youths expressed the desire for reconciliation. (Author/EMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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