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Meanwhile Landau spent much of his adolescence gelling his hair straight and wearing long sleeves and pants in the summer to cover up his dark skin. Cross-sectional, epidemiological study; Representative sample drawn from national registry data in Sweden; Outcome variables included suicide death, suicide attempt, psychiatric hospitalization, alcohol and drug abuse, criminal offense, and imprisonment. But for many white adoptive parents, the act of raising kids in a diverse environment is too hard, or too inconvenient, or too easy to trade off for better schools or safer neighborhoods. Four integrative reviews were published in the s that summarized much of this earlier research on transracial adoption. Using Swedish national registry data for 11, adoptees, 2, Swedish-born siblings, 4, immigrant children, and a general population ofSwedish-born residents all born between andthey found that the vast majority of adoptees had no serious psychiatric problems e. We live in a rural community. Using an epidemiological sample of internationally adopted adolescents and young adults in Sweden, Cederblad et al. Annual adoption rates, for instance, have risen dramatically from 8, in to 19, in with the majority of adoptions from Asian countries U. There are no reliable past or present estimates for the number of domestic transracial adoptions that are not Black-White.