Self-esteem in hearing-impaired children: the influence of communication, education, and audiological characteristics.

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Theunissen, Stephanie C. P. M.; Rieffe, Carolien; Netten, Anouk P.; Briaire, Jeroen J.; Soede, Wim; Kouwenberg, Maartje; Frijns, Johan H. M.;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 9,issue 4 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0094521, pmc: PMC3983202
  • Subject: Research Article | Child Psychiatry | Child Development | Otology | Mental Health and Psychiatry | Psychoanalysis | Psychology | Developmental Psychology | Public and Occupational Health | Pediatric Otolaryngology | Hearing Disorders | Mental Health Therapies | Psychological Defense Mechanisms | Clinical Psychology | Biology and Life Sciences | Psychometrics | Medicine | Child Health | Q | R | Social Psychology | Social Sciences | Pediatrics | Science | Medicine and Health Sciences | Otorhinolaryngology
    mesheuropmc: humanities

OBJECTIVE: Sufficient self-esteem is extremely important for psychosocial functioning. It is hypothesized that hearing-impaired (HI) children have lower levels of self-esteem, because, among other things, they frequently experience lower language and communication skill... View more
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