Body Image Distortion In Hospitalized Children

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Lucy Kimball Royster (Creator)
Appalachian State University (ASU )
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Joyce Crouch

Abstract: Following the findings of Corah and Corah (1963), which indicated that body image distortion of physically ill children would be reflected in their human figure drawings and in an attempt to determine an objectively quantifiable measure of that distortion, the writer hypothesized that the index score (Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children - Revised full scale IQ minus Harris-Goodenough Draw-a-Person IQ) would be higher, presumably indicating a greater degree of body image distortion, for hospitalized children than for physically healthy children.

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Royster, L. (1978). Body Image Distortion In Hospitalized Children. Unpublished Master’s Thesis. Appalachian State University, Boone, NC.
Language: English
Date: 1978
psychology, body image, children

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