Volume 13, Issue 51 (12-2014)                   علوم روانشناختی 2014, 13(51): 307-320 | Back to browse issues page

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Emami Ale Agha S, Pourhossein R, Besharat M, Gholamali Lavasani M. A comparison between the devaluation in the psychological projections of children from step families and non-step families based on the family drawing test. علوم روانشناختی. 2014; 13 (51) :307-320
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The birth of a step family as a consequence of divorce or death of one of the parents causes a huge difference in a child’s life which can change his entire psychological world. Drawing as one of the ways of psychological projections can display a variety of conflicts in children psyche..This study has attempted to examine and comparison of psychological projections between children from step families and non-step families based on the family drawing test. In this study, devaluation as a content indicator in drawing projections was approached. The participants included 40 children from stepfamilies, 20 female and 20 male (parental divorce, the death of a parent, remarriage). Having a descriptive qualitative framework, these participants were selected based on a causal comparative method. The control group included 40 children from non-step families, 20 female and 20 male selected randomly. To analyze projections and devaluation in the drawings. Draw A Family (DAF) test was employed  The finding indicated that in all the hypotheses children from non-step families performed significantly different. Therefore, it can be generally concluded that the children from non-step families significantly displayed more devaluation of themselves and the family members in their drawings.
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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: Special
Received: 2019/09/20 | Accepted: 2019/09/20 | Published: 2019/09/20

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