adoption triad

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Adoption Triad

A term referring to the interdependent ("three-sided") relationship in an adoption between birth parents, adoptive parents, and the adopted person.

adoption triad

The biological parents of a child, the adoptive parents, and the child who is adopted.
See also: triad
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Triseliotis J, Feast J and Kyle F, The Adoption Triangle Revisited: A study of adoption, search and reunion experiences, London: BAAF, 2005
169) No party to the adoption triangle was emotionally innocent or whole.
These included a training pack on adoption services, The Adoption Triangle, and one called In Touch with Children, books on private fostering and Children of Incest: Whose secret is it?