Dyslexia and psycho-social functioning: an exploratory study of the role of self-esteem and understanding.

@article{Terras2009DyslexiaAP,
  title={Dyslexia and psycho-social functioning: an exploratory study of the role of self-esteem and understanding.},
  author={Melody M. Terras and Lucy C Thompson and Helen Minnis},
  journal={Dyslexia},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={304-27}
}
Individuals with dyslexia may have lower self-esteem and exhibit more emotional and behavioural difficulties than those without reading problems. However, the nature of any relationship between self-esteem and psychopathology remains unknown. This exploratory study assessed levels of self-esteem using the Self-Perception Profile for Children (Manual for the Self-Perception Profile for Children. University of Denver, CO: Denver; 1985) and psycho-social adjustment using the Strengths and… CONTINUE READING

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