| Published: September 25, 2015
Study of Family Preferences of Orphan and Normal Children through Family Drawings
Family preferences of orphan and normal children were studied using family drawing technique. The sample of the study consisted of 105 orphan and 100 normal children. The results of the study revealed that there are significant differences between orphan and normal children in their preferences with respect to „sequence‟, „grouping‟, „size‟ and „inclusion‟ of different family members in their drawings. Highest percentage of orphan children preferred to draw brother and sister figures „first‟ in the sequence of family drawings. But majority of normal children preferred to draw their self figure first, followed by father and brother in the sequence of family drawings. Majority of normal children drew all their family members‟ figures in to one „ group‟. More orphan than normal children included sister figure, but more normal then orphan children included self figure in their family drawings.
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© 2015 I G. Koteswaraiah
Received: June 22, 2015; Revision Received: July 29, 2015; Accepted: September 25, 2015
Published in Volume 02, Issue 4, July-September, 2015