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Interpreting Children's Human Figure Drawings: Basic Guidelines for School Counselors.

  title={Interpreting Children's Human Figure Drawings: Basic Guidelines for School Counselors.},
  author={Yuehong Chen Foley and Fran Mullis},
  • Yuehong Chen Foley, Fran Mullis
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology
  • The literature was reviewed and summarized to provide common interpretations of human figure drawings. Basic guidelines for interpreting human figure drawings (i.e., face and head, body, arms and hands, and legs and feet) are presented. Expectations for students at different developmental levels (ages 1 Y2 through adolescence) are identified, and the influence of artistic talent is discussed. Two children's drawings from case studies in a school setting are interpreted. Ethical considerations… CONTINUE READING
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