Human figure drawings of gender-problem and school-problem boys

  title={Human figure drawings of gender-problem and school-problem boys},
  author={W. M. Skilbeck and P. Bentler and J. Bates},
  journal={Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology},
In this study 19 boys aged 4 through 13 years referred for gender problems were compared with 35 similar-aged boys referred for school problems on variables derived from sets of human figure drawings. The results indicated that gender-problem boys, relative to school-problem boys, were more likely to draw female figures in response to a Draw-a-Person (DAP) instruction, were more likely to draw figures with good rather than average body proportion, tended to draw more articles of clothing on… Expand

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