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ERIC Number: EJ546971
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0748-9633
Student Attitudes toward Children and Adolescents with Severe Burns.
Holaday, Margot; McPhearson, Ruth
Journal of Counseling & Development, v75 n1 p36-43 Sep-Oct 1996
Color photographs of burned and nonburned children were used to study the attitudes of 218 practice teachers, nursing students, and counselors-in-training. Findings revealed that children with severe burns and facial scarring were regarded less favorably. Stresses that professionals should be well-trained and empathic in order to assist burned clients in overcoming the psychological and psychosocial difficulties of disfiguration. (LSR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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