The self-concept of young people with spina bifida: a population-based study.

@article{Appleton1994TheSO,
  title={The self-concept of young people with spina bifida: a population-based study.},
  author={Peter L. Appleton and Philip Minchom and Nick C. Ellis and Carl E Elliott and V B{\"o}ll and Penny Jones},
  journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology},
  year={1994},
  volume={36 3},
  pages={198-215}
}
Seventy-nine young people with spina bifida were given a psychological, medical, carer and occupational therapy assessment. 79 matched able-bodied young people received the psychosocial interview. The disabled group felt themselves to be less competent in academic, athletic and social aspects of self-concept, less supported by classmates, equally supported by parents and friends and more supported by teachers than the able-bodied group. Disabled subjects did not discount the importance of any… CONTINUE READING

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