Only Child

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A child with no siblings, either biological or adopted. Despite years of research, large amounts of data and opposing theories, there is little evidence to suggest that only children are maladjusted.
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Gilliland and co-workers have shown that only children who were exposed in utero to tobacco and who had [GSTM1.sub.null] (GST mu 1) were at increased risk for persistent asthma and wheezing (Gilliland et al.
Only people resident in England and Wales were eligible to adopt, and only children who were similarly resident could be adopted.