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ERIC Number: EJ534611
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-3920
Causes and Symptoms in Preschoolers' Conceptions of Illness.
Kalish, Charles
Child Development, v67 n4 p1647-70 Aug 1996
Compared children's concept of illness with that of adults. Results suggested that both causes and symptoms of affected adults' categorization of illness, with neither type of feature being definitive. Children's ascriptions of illness generally matched adults' but were highly correlated with judgments of illness. Children also viewed illness as a richer source of inference than do adults. (MOK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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