Therapy motivation in children: results of an empirical study
Therapiemotivation bei Kindern: Ergebnisse einer empirischen Untersuchung

S Mempel
Praxis der Kinderpsychologie und Kinderpsychiatrie  
96 disordered boys were asked about their attitude towards their own symptoms. The sample consists of 9-13 year old children with following disorders: stuttering, aggressive behavior and social withdrawal. All these children were in need of therapy. The results indicate that all children of this age can perceive their symptoms: they suffer from their disorders and have their own conceptions about the causes of their symptoms and the possibilities of treatment. These are related to the specific
more » ... ed to the specific disorders.
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