Chapter I. Theoretical, Empirical, and Practical Rationale

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Published Online: 6 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444309683.ch1

The Effects of Early Social-Emotional and Relationship Experience on the Development of Young Orphanage Children

The Effects of Early Social-Emotional and Relationship Experience on the Development of Young Orphanage Children

How to Cite

Petersburg, St. (2009) Theoretical, Empirical, and Practical Rationale, in The Effects of Early Social-Emotional and Relationship Experience on the Development of Young Orphanage Children, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444309683.ch1

Author Information

  1. Orphanage Research Team, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 12 FEB 2009

Book Series:

Book Series Editors:

  1. W. Andrew Collins

Series Editor Information

  1. University of Minnesota, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405195997

Online ISBN: 9781444309683

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Keywords:

  • theoretical, empirical, and practical rationale;
  • developmental theories emphasizing importance of early social-emotional experience;
  • “psycho-social short stature” hypothesis;
  • children living in substandard orphanage - showing delayed in general behavioral development;
  • children living in substandard orphanages, displaying variety of atypical behaviors;
  • general mental performance, improving dramatically after adoption;
  • literature, demonstrating effectiveness of early care and education programs;
  • very-low-birth-weight (VLBW) infants

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Theoretical Rationale

  • Empirical Rationale

  • Practical Rationale