ERIC Number: EJ405888
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Game Playing: A Method for Reducing Young Children's Fear of Medical Procedures.
Henkens-Matzke, Ann; Abbott, Douglas A.
Early Childhood Research Quarterly, v5 n1 p19-26 Mar 1990
Measures the effectiveness of a medically oriented educational game in increasing knowledge and decreasing young children's fears regarding common medical procedures. Paired t-tests indicated a significant increase in children's knowledge of health care concepts and decrease in fear of medical procedures after the game was played. (BB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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