The self-esteem of adolescents with cerebral palsy.

  title={The self-esteem of adolescents with cerebral palsy.},
  author={Joseph Magill and N Hurlbut},
  journal={The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association},
  volume={40 6},
This paper examined the self-esteem of 22 adolescents with cerebral palsy (CP) (11 girls, 11 boys) who were matched by sex, school, age, and IQ with 22 nondisabled adolescents. Subjects completed the Tennessee Self-Concept Scale (TSCS), the Family Adaptability and Cohesion Evaluation Scale II (FACES II), and a demographic questionnaire. Multivariate analysis of variance revealed that the girls with CP scored significantly lower than the boys with CP, the nondisabled boys, and nondisabled girls… CONTINUE READING