Adoption and foster care can lead to positive outcomes for many children. However, thousands of other children and young adults placed in foster or adoptive homes may experience significant stress and trauma due to difficulty with the foster care system, problematic placements, and neglectful or abusive foster parents and siblings.
Even when children are adopted into loving homes, they may have conflicted feelings about being given up for adoption. Adoptive children may also experience stress or anxiety as a result of not knowing their background. These and other issues can often be explored through therapy.
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