ERIC Number: EJ401285
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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Adult's Responses to the Physical Appearance of Children with Growth Disorders.
Alley, Thomas R.; Hall, Debora L.
Child Study Journal, v19 n2 p117-31 1989
Reports reactions of university students to the physical appearance of children with growth disorders of dwarfism, or sex-linked trisomy, compared to children with normal body proportions. Normal children were rated more favorably on physical attractiveness. Discussed the impact of perceived age and height-weight characteristics on defense-provokingness (tendency to provide protection for children). (NH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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