Photo Gallery and Footnotes: "Adoption: Homeward"

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by Christopher Frost and Kathryn Minyard Frost

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1 Teicher, M. H. (2000). “Wounds That Time Won’t Heal: The Neurobiology of Child Abuse.” Cerebrum: The Dana Forum on Brain Science, 2(4), 50-67. And: Teicher, M. H., Andersen, S. L., Polcari, A., Anderson, C. M., Navalta, C. P., and Kim, D. M. (2003). “The Neurobiological Consequences of Early Stress and Childhood Maltreatment.” Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 27, 33-44.

2 Nelson, C. (2000). “Neural Plasticity and Human Development: The Role of Early Experience in Sculpting Memory Systems.” Developmental Science 3:2, 115-136.

3 Eluvathingal, T. J., Chugani, H. T., Behen, M. E., Juhász C., Muzik, O., Maqbool, M., Chugani, D. C., and Makki, M. (2006). “Abnormal Brain Connectivity in Children after Early Severe Socioemotional Deprivation: A Diffusion Tensor Imaging Study.” Pediatrics Vol. 117 (6) (June): 2093-2100.

4 “What’s Happened to the Children?” Diane Sawyer, Tom Jarrell and others from ABC News’ Turning Point report on Romanian children adopted by American parents, and on those who stayed behind. This video looks at a wide variety of areas including attachment disorder, neglect, early intervention methods, and brain development. First aired by ABC News on Jan. 16, 1997.

5 Nelson, C., Zeanah, C., Fox, N., Marshall, P., Smyke, A., and Guthrie, D. (2007). “Cognitive Recovery in Socially Deprived Young Children: The Bucharest Early Intervention Project.” Science, Vol. 318, No. 5858 (December): 1937-1940.

6 Classic studies include Bowlby, J. (1969). Attachment, Vol. 1, of Attachment and Loss. London: Hogarth. Bowlby, J. (1988). A Secure Base: Clinical Applications of Attachment Theory. London: Routledge. Ainsworth, M. D. S., Blehar, M., Waters, E., and Wall, S. (1979). Patterns of Attachment: A Psychological Study of the Strange Situation. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. Rutter, M. (Jan./Feb. 2002). “Nature, Nurture, and Development: From Evangelism through Science Toward Policy and Practice.” Child Development 73 (1): 1–21.

7 For more on Kade, see our article, Frost, K. M., and Frost, C. J. (2002). “On Loss and Melancholy: An Autobiographical Essay.” Journal of Loss and Trauma, Vol. 7: 185-201.

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