Being Adopted: The Lifelong Search for Self

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Anchor Books, 1993 - Family & Relationships - 213 pages
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Recent studies have shown that being adopted can affect many aspects of adoptees' lives, from relationships with adoptive parents to bonds with their own children. Using their combined total of 55 years experience in clinical and research work with adoptees and their families, the authors use the voices of adoptees themselves to trace how adoption is experienced over a lifetime.

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User Review  - Stephanie Peterson - Goodreads

as someone who was adopted, this book has in my opinion one vital flaw--the authors themselves were not adopted. though this creates an unbiased and strictly research based book (and there is no lack ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sam - Goodreads

Very useful discussion of how adoptees go through the stages of development. However, it does assume that people are told as children and are able to integrate their adoptee status into their lives as ... Read full review

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About the author (1993)

DAVID M. BRODZINSKY is Professor of Developmental and Clinical Psychology at Rutgers University. He is also Director of the Rutgers Foster Care Counseling Program.

Robin Marantz Henig is the author of six books, including "A Dancing Matrix: How Science Confronts Emerging Viruses". She routinely writes about science & medicine for such publications as the "New York Times Magazine" & "USA Today". She lives in Maryland.

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