Body cathexis in children as a function of awareness training and yoga

@inproceedings{Clance1980BodyCI,
  title={Body cathexis in children as a function of awareness training and yoga},
  author={Pauline Rose Clance and Michael Mitchell and Suzanne R. Engelman},
  year={1980}
}
Abstract The intimate relationship between mind and body suggests that one's body‐image may strongly affect one's self‐image. Low body‐cathexis has been correlated with low self‐cathexis. Since these concepts apparently develop at an early age, the present study was designed to test a means of increasing body satisfaction in children. Twelve third‐year elementary school students, ten girls and two boys, who demonstrated low body satisfaction and poor physical coordination were randomly assigned… CONTINUE READING

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