Emotional and Behavioral Problems Associated with Attachment Security and Parenting Style in Adopted and Non-Adopted Children

Altinoglu-Dikmeer, Ilkiz
Erol, Nese
Gençöz, Tülin
Objective: This study aimed to investigate and compare emotional and behavioral problems in Turkish adoptees and non-adopted peers raised by their biological parents.


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Citation Formats
I. Altinoglu-Dikmeer, N. Erol, and T. Gençöz, “Emotional and Behavioral Problems Associated with Attachment Security and Parenting Style in Adopted and Non-Adopted Children,” TURK PSIKIYATRI DERGISI, pp. 234–243, 2014, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/43706.