Residential Care for Normal and Deviant Children

  • Spyros A. Doxiadis


Residential care of infants deprived of a normal family—and associated problems such as adoption and fostering—have been the concern of religious leaders, lawmakers, kings, and emperors for thousands of years.


Cognitive Development Autistic Child Residential Care Adopted Child Foster Family 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • Spyros A. Doxiadis
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  1. 1.Institute of Child HealthAghia Sophia Children’s HospitalAthensGreece

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