A comparative study of children's worries.

  • G L Orton
  • Published 1982 in The Journal of psychology


In the late thirties Pinter and Lev discovered that fifth and sixth graders in New York City worried most about family and school items, with the greatest single worry being "failing a test" in school. The present study was designed to replicated their work and to determine whether changing social, economic, and political conditions have affected the… (More)