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Encyclopedia of Psychology Alan E. Kazdin, PhD, Editor-in-Chief

ADOPTION

Transracial Adoption.

Children of color represent nearly 40% of the children in the public foster care system. An ongoing shortage of permanent homes available for these children has led to an increase in transracial adoption. In 1996 the Multiethnic Placement Act (MEPA) was enacted, which requires that race not be the determining factor in placing a child in a permanent home.

ADULTHOOD AND AGING: Biological Processes and Physical Developmen

Particularly challenging to the aging kidney is aerobic exercise because it diverts blood to the working skeletal muscles, and thereby causes a further reduction in the blood flow through the kidneys.


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