“The effects of kinship care on adult mental health outcomes of alumni of foster care”

Fechter-Leggett, Molly O., and Kirk O’Brien. Children and Youth Services Review 32, no. 2 (2010): 206-213.

Having a close relationship with an adult, such as a kinship caregiver, was found to be a predictor of more positive mental health as an adult (ChildFocus).