The late discovery of adoptive status
Riley, Helen J. (2008) The late discovery of adoptive status. Family Relationships Quarterly, pp. 17-21.
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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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||The contents of this journal can be freely accessed online via the publication's web page (see hypertext link).|
|Keywords:||adoption, adoptive status, late discovery, ethics, betrayal, loss of trust, difficulty forgiving, genetic origins|
|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|
|Last Modified:||09 Jun 2010 12:57|
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