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Pregnancy in Perinatally HIV-Infected Adolescents and Young Adults - Puerto Rico, 2002

Reports and findings on pregnancy and perinatally HIV-Infected adolescents and young adults.... [more]

New Two-Stage Screening Successfully Identifies Personality Disorders

Personality disorders are inflexible and enduring maladaptive personality conditions that cause significant distress or impairment in social, occupational or other areas of functioning.... [more]

Nurse Visits Greatly Reduce Child Neglect in Non-Violent Homes, JAMA Study Shows

Socially disadvantaged women and their first-born children who participated in the Prenatal/Early Infancy Project, a visiting nurse program launched 20 years ago.... [more]

Public Policies Promoting Marriage May Not Benefit All Children,Cornell Social Policy Expert Finds i

It is important to get a better understanding of the impact on child welfare of single parenthood and cohabitation vs. marriage.... [more]

Family Life Development Center Helps Fight Child Abuse and Neglect

Strategies and programs to help vulnerable children and youth by strengthening families and communities.... [more]

Adoptive Parents Are Overwhelmingly in Favor of Opening

Adult adoptees pressure state legislatures to open sealed adoption records on the grounds that they are unconstitutional and important for healthy psychological development.... [more]

Cornell Youth Crisis Intervention Expert Helps Russia Cope with Teens Who Need Special Care

The US will train child-care workers in behavior management skills to enable them to manage acute anger and despair in their young charges.... [more]

Children Who Experience Family Turmoil Feel the Impact into Middle Age, Cornell Sociologist Finds

The effects of childhood family disruptions -- such as parental divorce, long-term separation from biological parents, parental abandonment and foster care -- can reverberate into later life.... [more]

Hard-to-Place Children in New York Receive Different Levels of Adoption Subsidies Depending on the C

Children who are hard to place with adoptive parents because of their age or special needs, receive very different levels of support depending on where they live.... [more]

Foster Children's Chances of Adoption Are Strongly Affected by New York and Federal Subsidies, a Cor

Children in foster care who qualify for adoption subsidies are twice as likely to get adopted as children who do not qualify for subsidies.... [more]

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