publication . Thesis . 1987

Gestalt therapy approaches with aggressive children in a day care setting

Maxey, Win;
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  • Published: 15 Jun 1987
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Country: United States
Abstract
<p>This research study was designed to evaluate whether or not Gestalt therapy approaches could be used effectively when intervening with aggressive acts in a day care setting. Five focus children were observed at timed intervals as to whether or not they were aggressive, how the caretaker intervened, and how the children responded to the caretaker intervention. After a baseline of aggressive acts was established, caretakers were trained to use Gestalt therapy intervention methods. Comparisons were made to establish whether there were fewer aggressive acts after Gestalt therapy intervention methods were used and if the children responded more positively to these...
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Medical Subject Headings: behavioral disciplines and activitiesbody regions
free text keywords: LD5655.V855 1987.M383, Aggressiveness in children, Day care centers, Gestalt therapy
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