Title

Children's drawings as facilitators of communication: a meta-analysis

Document Type

Article

Peer Reviewed

1

Publication Date

12-1-2005

NLM Title Abbreviation

J Pediatr Nurs

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Journal of pediatric nursing

PubMed ID

16298282

Abstract

In an attempt to explore new methods for accessing children's voices, this meta-analysis explores the facilitative effects of offering children the opportunity to draw as an interview strategy as compared with a traditional directed interview. Based on this analysis, introducing the opportunity to draw appears to be a relatively robust interview strategy with a large overall effect size (d = .95). Both research and clinical implications are discussed.

Keywords

Art Therapy/methods/standards, Child, Child Advocacy/psychology, Child Psychology, Child, Preschool, Communication, Cues, Humans, Interview, Psychological/methods, Life Change Events, Memory, Nurse's Role, Nursing Assessment, Nursing Evaluation Research, Patient Participation/methods/psychology, Pediatric Nursing/methods, Research Design, Vulnerable Populations/psychology

Published Article/Book Citation

Journal of pediatric nursing, 20:6 (2005) pp.415-423.

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URL

https://ir.uiowa.edu/nursing_pubs/663