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Katherine L. Guyon-Harris, Kathryn L. Humphreys, Nathan A. Fox, Charles A. Nelson, Charles H. Zeanah - Child Abuse & Neglect20 Nov 2018

The aim of this study is to examine associations between signs of reactive attachment disorder (RAD) and disinhibited social engagement disorder (DSED) and social functioning in children with a history of institutional rearing in early adolescence.

Alisa N. Almas, Leanna J. Papp, Margaret R. Woodbury, Charles A. Nelson, Charles H. Zeanah, Nathan A. Fox - Child Development8 Oct 2018

This study examined disruptions in caregiving, as well as the association of these disruptions, with cognitive, behavioral, and social outcomes at age 12 in a sample of 136 Romanian children who were abandoned to institutions as infants and who experienced a range of subsequent types of care.

Alva Tang, Natalie Slopen, Charles A. Nelson, Charles H. Zeanah, Michael K. Georgieff & Nathan A. Fox - Pediatric Research 1 Oct 2018

This study explored whether patterns of catch-up growth affect metabolic and cardiovascular outcomes in previously institutionalized adolescents in Romania.

Jonathan D. Schaefer - JAMA Psychiatry26 Sep 2018

It has long been recognized that early adversity represents a strong risk factor for the development of later psychopathology.

Mark Wade, Nathan A. Fox, Charles H. Zeanah, Charles A. Nelson - JAMA Psychiatry26 Sep 2018

The aim of this study was to examine trajectories of latent psychopathology factors—general (P), internalizing (INT), and externalizing (EXT)—among children reared in institutions and to evaluate whether randomization to foster care is associated with reductions in psychopathology from middle childhood through adolescence.

The Economist7 Aug 2018

This video from the Economist explores the history of institutionalization in Romania and the efforts now underway to transition to family-based care and small group homes for children.

Alan Carr, Hollie Duff, Fiona Craddock - Trauma, Violence, & Abuse22 Jul 2018

The aim of the systematic review described in this article was to determine the outcome of child maltreatment in long-term childcare and the scope of the evidence base in this area.

Agence France-Presse - South China Morning Post26 Jun 2018

An investigation into an “orphanage of terror” in the north of Romania was launched this week by Romanian prosecutors, according to this article from South China Morning Post.

Rafaela H. PascoalAdina N. E. Schwartz - Childhood and Parenting in Transnational Settings9 Jun 2018

The authors of this article have started to conduct a qualitative research intending to determine, if and to which extent, children left behind are vulnerable to human trafficking.

Ranjan Debnath, Alva Tang, George A. Buzzell, Nathan A. Fox, Charles H. Zeanah, Charles A. Nelson - Biological Psychiatry1 May 2018

This study from the Bucharest Early Intervention Project (BEIP) examines the brain electrical activity of children and young people who have been institutionalized.