Morgan, Kai A.; Chung, R.; Gibson, R. C.; Hickling, Frederick W.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Community Health and Psychiatry
Insights into the Psychosocial Health of Inner-City Youth Through Projective Drawings. [Abstract]
West Indian Medical Journal
Date of Publication
Objective: To analyze the projective drawings of children in order to decipher the issues that are depicted in order to facilitate community care and primary prevention strategies.Methods: A multidisciplinary team visited an outreach project every week in Rema, Trench Town, St. Andrew. As part of the children's art therapy experience, they were asked to produce projective drawings. Twenty-five drawings of houses and trees were analyzed using standardized procedures by two psychology research assistants at the masters level, trained in interpretation of projective drawings. Recurrent themes were noted and inter-rater agreement assessed.....