The late discovery of adoptive status

Riley, Helen J. (2008) The late discovery of adoptive status. Family Relationships Quarterly, pp. 17-21.

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There is emerging evidence of a range of ethical implications lasting many years when a person finds out about their adoptive status as an adult, and that this information about their genetic origins was intentionally concealed from them. The research contributing to this article has been undertaken from within an applied ethics framework, and is cross-disciplinary in nature.

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ID Code: 13071
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
Additional Information: The contents of this journal can be freely accessed online via the publication's web page (see hypertext link).
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Keywords: adoption, adoptive status, late discovery, ethics, betrayal, loss of trust, difficulty forgiving, genetic origins
ISSN: 1833-9077
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Social Change Research
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > QUT Carseldine - Humanities & Human Services
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 (please consult author)
Deposited On: 19 Mar 2008 00:00
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 12:57

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