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The development of Romanian orphanage children adopted to Canada

The development of Romanian orphanage children adopted to Canada,E. W. Ames,K. Chisholm,L. Fisher,S. J. Morison,S. Thompson,H. Mainemer

The development of Romanian orphanage children adopted to Canada   (Citations: 42)
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Published in 1997.
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    • ...For example, profound early deprivation of environmental stimulation is known to be detrimental to brain development, cognitive function, and socioemotional adaptation (Ames, 1997; Rutter, 1998), and progressive increases in environmental stimulation (up to a point) are associated with increases in neurocognitive function (Farah et al,, 2008) and other health outcomes (McEwen, 2002)...

    Barbara L. Ganzelet al. Allostasis and the Human Brain: Integrating Models of Stress From the ...

    • ...A growing body of research indicates the problematic long- and short-term effects of a history of institutionalization on children’s health, development, and psychosocial functioning (see Ames 1997; Rutter 1995; Rutter and the English and Romanian Adoptees (ERA) study team 1998)...
    • ... social, and physical development (Bowlby 1951; Dennis 1973; Freud and Burlingham 1973; Kaler and Freeman 1994; Provence and Lipton 1962; Spitz 1945; Tizard and Hodges 1978; Tizard and Rees 1974, 1975), increased risk for adult psychiatric problems (Frank et al. 1996), learning problems (Goldfarb 1943; McGuinness et al. 2000) such as poor reading ability (Mapstone 1969; Pringle and Bossio 1960), emotional and behavioral difficulties (Ames 1997; ...

    Sue Pearlmutteret al. Romanian Adoptees and Pre-adoptive Care: A Strengths Perspective

    • ...In our published papers, we have considered the extent to which our findings agree with those produced by other research groups studying somewhat comparable samples (eg, Ames, 1997; Gunnar, van Dulmen, & The International Adoption Project Team, 2007; MacLean, 2003; Marcovitch, Cesarone, Roberts, & Swanson, 1995), but here we focus on bringing together our own findings up to the age of 11 years...

    Michael Rutteret al. Effects of profound early institutional deprivation: An overview of fi...

    • ...Studies of Romanian orphans adopted into British families (O’Connor, Rutter, and the English and Romanian Adoptee Study Team, 2000) and Canadian families (Ames, 1997) demonstrate negative consequences even when the children are raised in good, if not superior, environmental conditions...

    John J. Sigal. Studies of Unwanted Babies

    • ...Ames (24) and colleagues (35‐40) developed comparison samples of Romanian children who had spent a minimum of 8 months in an institution (RO), Canadian children who were not adopted and never institutionalized (CB), and Romanian children who were adopted before the age of 4 months (EA)...

    Victor Grozaet al. Institutionalization, Behavior and International Adoption: Predictors ...

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