Developmental Psychodrama Therapy: Effect on Social Anxiety; and Self-Esteem among Children who Stutter

Jaklein Refaat Younis *, Safaa Ibrahem Shattla**, Gehan Ahamed***, Shereda****, Hanaa Mohamed Abo, Elyzeed****, Shereen Mohamed Abo-
2021 Zenodo  
Stuttering in children is one of the most common health problems associated with social anxiety and low self-esteem. Psychodrama therapy is approved as one of the most advanced management for many psychosocial health problems. Studies have shown that psychodrama therapy is effective in decreasing social anxiety and improving self-esteem among children who stutter. The present study aimed to evaluate the effects of developmental psychodrama therapy on social anxiety and self-esteem among
more » ... who stutter. This quasi-experimental research study was conducted at the two governmental speech clinics in Menoufia governorate and Elgharbia governorate, Egypt. Using a convenience sampling method, we enrolled 57 children aged 8–15 years with a stuttering disorder. Three tools were utilized for this study, 1- a structured interview questionnaire about characteristics of studied children. 2- A Standardized Social Anxiety scale (SAS) for children and 3- A self-esteem assessment scale for children.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5139968 fatcat:rekxgpqunbbelp3fhmgyws3hl4