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Marshall D. Schechter

Psychiatrist

University of Pennsylvania

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,19104

United States

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www.declassifiedadoptee.com

This week, I am reading "Being Adopted: the Lifelong Search for Self," published in 1993, and authored by David Brodzinsky, Marshall Schechter, and Robin Marantz Henig.
Marshall, who passed away a few years ago, was a child psychiatrist and professor emeritus at University of Pennsylvania, who focused a great deal of his work on adoption-related issues.


www.adoptioninformation.net

They see loss all over the place," says Dr. Marshall Schechter, a psychiatrist at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Medicine and a nationally recognized expert on adoption.
"Even those adopted in infancy feel the loss," he says. "If it happened once, it can happen again." Many adopted adults who have been in therapy with Dr. Schechter have come to him with complaints of depression, alcohol or drug use, marital problems, or problems with their children. Frequently they are having difficulty maintaining intimate relationships. Adopted children may feel particularly or overly sensitive about the fact that they do not resemble other family members and believe "that their parents have settled for second best," says Dr. Schechter. According to Dr. Schechter, some adoptees feel that "being vulnerable is just too risky. "One of the misconceptions that adoptive parents have," explains Dr. Schechter, "is that they have done something to make their child want to search. Brodzinsky, David M., Ph.D.; Schechter, Marshall D., M.D.; and Henig, Robin M. Being Adopted: The Lifelong Search for Self . New York: Anchor Books/Doubleday, 1992. Griffin, Marcie, M.S. "The Adult Adoptee: The Biological Alien. Adoption Therapist, vol. 2 no. 2, Fall 1991, pp. 8-9. 2Brodzinsky, David M., Ph.D.; Schechter, Marshall D., M.D.; and Henig, Robin M., Being Adopted: The Lifelong Search for Self , Anchor Books/Doubleday, New York, 1992, p. 130.


www.adoptinginfo.net [cached]

They see loss all over the place," says Dr. Marshall Schechter, a psychiatrist at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Medicine and a nationally recognized expert on adoption."Even those adopted in infancy feel the loss," he says."If it happened once, it can happen again."Many adopted adults who have been in therapy with Dr. Schechter have come to him with complaints of depression, alcohol or drug use, marital problems, or problems with their children.Frequently they are having difficulty maintaining intimate relationships.Adopted children may feel particularly or overly sensitive about the fact that they do not resemble other family members and believe "that their parents have settled for second best," says Dr. Schechter.According to Dr. Schechter, some adoptees feel that "being vulnerable is just too risky."One of the misconceptions that adoptive parents have," explains Dr. Schechter, "is that they have done something to make their child want to search.Brodzinsky, David M., Ph.D.; Schechter, Marshall D., M.D.; and Henig, Robin M. Being Adopted: The Lifelong Search for Self.New York: Anchor Books/Doubleday, 1992.Griffin, Marcie, M.S. "The Adult Adoptee: The Biological Alien."Adoption Therapist, vol.2 no. 2, Fall 1991, pp.8-9.Hochman, Gloria."Mom Finds Daughter She Gave Away 27 Years Before."Family Weekly, August 10, 1980, pp.1, 19.Klunder, Virgil L. Lifeline: The Action Guide to Adoption Search.Cape Coral, FL: Caradium Publishing, 1991.Lifton, Betty Jean.Twice Born: Memoirs of an Adopted Daughter.New York: Penguin, 1977._______________.Lost & Found: The Adoption Experience.New York: Harper & Row Publishers, 1988._______________.Journey of the Adopted Self: A Quest for Wholeness.New York: Basic Books, 1994.2Brodzinsky, David M., Ph.D.; Schechter, Marshall D., M.D.; and Henig, Robin M., Being Adopted: The Lifelong Search for Self, Anchor Books/Doubleday, New York, 1992, p. 130.


www.open-adoption.com [cached]

They see loss all over the place," says Dr. Marshall Schechter, a psychiatrist at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Medicine and a nationally recognized expert on adoption."Even those adopted in infancy feel the loss," he says."If it happened once, it can happen again."Many adopted adults who have been in therapy with Dr. Schechter have come to him with complaints of depression, alcohol or drug use, marital problems, or problems with their children.Frequently they are having difficulty maintaining intimate relationships.Adopted children may feel particularly or overly sensitive about the fact that they do not resemble other family members and believe "that their parents have settled for second best," says Dr. Schechter.According to Dr. Schechter, some adoptees feel that "being vulnerable is just too risky."One of the misconceptions that adoptive parents have," explains Dr. Schechter, "is that they have done something to make their child want to search.Brodzinsky, David M., Ph.D.; Schechter, Marshall D., M.D.; and Henig, Robin M. Being Adopted: The Lifelong Search for Self.New York: Anchor Books/Doubleday, 1992.Griffin, Marcie, M.S. "The Adult Adoptee: The Biological Alien."Adoption Therapist, vol.2 no. 2, Fall 1991, pp.8-9.2Brodzinsky, David M., Ph.D.; Schechter, Marshall D., M.D.; and Henig, Robin M., Being Adopted: The Lifelong Search for Self, Anchor Books/Doubleday, New York, 1992, p. 130.


www.mikeyaadopt.org [cached]

They see loss all over the place,says Dr. Marshall Schechter, a psychiatrist at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Medicine and a nationally recognized expert on adoption.Even those adopted in infancy feel the loss,he says.If it happened once, it can happen again." Many adopted adults who have been in therapy with Dr. Schechter have come to him with complaints of depression, alcohol or drug use, marital problems, or problems with their children.Frequently they are having difficulty maintaining intimate relationships.Adopted children may feel particularly or overly sensitive about the fact that they do not resemble other family members and believe that their parents have settled for second best,says Dr. Schechter.According to Dr. Schechter, some adoptees feel that being vulnerable is just too risky.One of the misconceptions that adoptive parents have,explains Dr. Schechter, is that they have done something to make their child want to search.Brodzinsky, David M., Ph.D.; Schechter, Marshall D., M.D.; and Henig, Robin M. Being Adopted: The Lifelong Searchfor Self.New York: Anchor Books/Doubleday, 1992.Griffin, Marcie, M.S.The Adult Adoptee: The Biological Alien.Adoption Therapist, vol.2 no. 2, Fall 1991, pp.8-9.Hochman, Gloria.Mom Finds Daughter She Gave Away 27 Years Before.Family Weekly, August 10, 1980, pp.1,2. Brodzinsky, David M., Ph.D.; Schechter, Marshall D., M.D.; and Henig, Robin M., Being Adopted: The Lifelong


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