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Mental Health References

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  33. McDermott. K. MD.: Rights of the Relinquishing Mother. Human Rights Commiss. Discussion paper. July 1984. Canberra. ACT.

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  45. Gediman. J.G.: Giving up the Baby. Smith Alumne Quartly. Winter 1998.

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  51. Shiffler. L. H.: Adoptions Impact on the Birthmothers: "Can a Mother Forget Her Child". 1991. Florida. Oxford Graduate School.

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  56. Logan.J.: Birth Mothers and Their Mental Health: Uncharted Territory. Br.J. Social Work (1996) 26, 609-625.