ERIC Number: EJ307210
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Research Note: Young Children's Resolution of Distress Through Play.
Barnett, Lynn A.
Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, v25 n3 p477-83 Jul 1984
Indicates that highly anxious preschool children reduced anxiety levels through play. Compared with low-anxious subjects, highly anxious children engaged in more dramatic/fantasy play forms. Imaginative qualities which children introduce in their play are more essential to the resolution of the conflict than social forms of play.(Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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