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:: Volume 16, Issue 6 (2-2012) ::
__Armaghane Danesh__ 2012, 16(6): 578-586 Back to browse issues page
Comparison of Maladjustment Indicators Using Machover Draw-A-Person Test and Behavioral Disorders in Orphans versus Non -Orphan
S Mohebbi , A Mohammadi 1, N And Ghasemi
1- , amohammadi@hotmail.com
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Background & Aim: The aim of this study was to compare the maladjustment indicators using Machover Draw-A-Person Test (DAP) and behavioral disorders between orphan and normal children aged 6-11 in Tehran and Shemiranat district, Tehran province, Iran 2010. Methods: The present study was a case-control study. The sample included 84 children aged 6-11 years old. Forty two children were orphan (22 boys and 20 girls) and other 42 were non orphan (22 boys and 20 girls). They were enrolled by use of accessible sampling and were assessed by Machover Draw-A-Person Test and Ratter’s behavior disorder scale (teachers form). Their behavior was scored by their teachers. The data was analyzed by the use of descriptive statistics and inferential statistics (independent t, analysis of variance) Results: Results of this study showed that maladjustment indicator of DAP in orphan children (Mean=6.43 ± 3.35) is more than non orphan children (4.50 ± 2.48) and the difference was statistically significant (p<0.004). Moreover, behavioral disorders in orphan children (Mean=15.81 ± 11.16) is more than non orphans (Mean=6.40 ± 6.14) this difference was also statistically significant. (p<0.0001) Conclusion: The present study revealed that the maladjustment indicator of DAP and behavioral disorders in orphans is more than non orphan children.
Keywords: Draw- a- Person test, orphan, maladjustment, behavioral disorders
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/04/25 | Accepted: 2015/04/25 | Published: 2015/04/25
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Mohebbi S, Mohammadi A, and Ghasemi N. Comparison of Maladjustment Indicators Using Machover Draw-A-Person Test and Behavioral Disorders in Orphans versus Non -Orphan . armaghanj 2012; 16 (6) :578-586
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