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Developmental analysis of human figure drawings in adolescence, young adulthood, and middle age.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  321746     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Analyzed 195 human figure drawings (HFDs) of adolescents, young adults, and middle-aged adults in terms of developmental differences in anxiety signs, grouped into aggressive-hostile and insecure-labile categories, and according to sex-role stereotype, as measured by the Broverman Sex-role Stereotype Scale. Adolescent males and females were significantly more likely to obtain more anxiety signs than the two adult groups, although young adults and middle-aged adults did not differ from one another in HFD performance. The most reliable sex difference was that males reveal significantly more aggressive-hostile indices in the HFDs relative to females; no significant sex differences were obtained for number of insecure-labile indices. The degree to which one has adopted a conventional sex-role stereotype was not predictive of anxiety sign differences in HFD performance for either sex or for any age group.
C Saarni; V Azara
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of personality assessment     Volume:  41     ISSN:  0022-3891     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pers Assess     Publication Date:  1977 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-05-12     Completed Date:  1977-05-12     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1260201     Medline TA:  J Pers Assess     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  31-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Anxiety / diagnosis
Career Choice
Gender Identity
Introversion (Psychology)
Middle Aged
Projective Techniques*
Sex Factors

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