Portland State University. Department of Psychology
Date of Award
Master of Science (M.S.) in Psychology
1 online resource (41 p.)
Dance therapy, Self-perception
This study investigated the effects of various forms of therapy (individual, occupational, and dance) on self-concept. Subjects were 29 psychiatric patients at Providence Medical Center who volunteered to participate in this study. The Tennessee Self-Concept Scale (TSCS) was used to measure self-concept both at time of admission and prior to discharge. The data were analyzed in a step-wise multiple regression to determine which of the various forms of therapy are the best predictors of self-concept at second TSCS application. The results of the step-wise multiple regression did not support the hypothesis that exposure to dance therapy would be a significant predictor of self-concept prior to discharge.
Hall, Cheryl Jeanne, "Dance therapy and self-concept change in psychiatric patients" (1982). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 3256.