Table of contents for Understanding adoption : clinical work with adults, children, and parents / edited by Kathleen Hushion, Susan Sherman, Diana Siskind.

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 TABLE OF CONTENTS
CONTRIBUTORS
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
CHAPTERS
CLINICAL ISSUES
				 		
I. The World of Adoption: An Introduction		
By Diana Siskind	
II. Unconscious Communication and the Transmission of Loss
By Christopher Bonovitz
III. International Adoption: Projection and Externalization in the
 Treatment of a 4-Year-Old-Child and her Parents
By Kathleen Hushion
IV. Working with Parents of Adopted Infants and Toddlers
By Carole Lapidus
V. Gay and Lesbian Parents in the World of Adoption
By Sandy Silverman
VI. Losing Each Other in the Wake of Loss: Failed Dialogues in 
 Adoptive Families			 
By Susan Warshaw
VII. The Adoption of Foster Children Who Suffered Early Trauma and Object Loss: Implications for Practice
By Vivian Shapiro and Janet Shapiro
VIII. Secrecy in the Psychotherapy of a Severely Traumatized Adopted Child
By Jerrold Brandell
IX. Adoption Fantasy in the Treatment of Two Adolescent Girls
By Jane Hanenberg
X. Identity and Identification: Being Different and the Quest to Belong in an Adopted Young Adult
By Susan Sherman
XI. The Plight of the Adoptee in Adult Life: A Case of Kinship Adoption
By Cathy Seibold
XII. Loss and the Dynamics of an Adoptee's Identification with her Birth Mother
By Jeffrey Seinfeld
SPECIAL ISSUES
XIII. Child Custody Disputes in Adoption Cases: Safeguarding the Relationship with the Psychological Parent
By Paul Hymowitz
XIV. Consultation during the Adoption Process: Working with Families 
 Adopting Older Russian Children
By Laurie Sloane		
XV. Birth Parents and Adoptive Parents: Who are the Real Parents?... 
By Alice van der Pas	
EPILOGUE

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Adoption.
Adoption -- Psychological aspects.