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L’utilizzo del Blacky Pictures’ Test nella valutazione dei minori vittime di abuso sessuale
Journal Title: MALTRATTAMENTO E ABUSO ALL’INFANZIA 
Author/s: Rossella Procaccia, Sarah Miragoli, Paola Di Blasio 
Year:  2013 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  22 Pg. 109-130 FullText PDF:  713 KB
DOI:  10.3280/MAL2013-003006
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Blacky Pictures’ Test in the evaluation of child sexual abuse. This exploratory research aims to evaluate the validity of Blacky Pictures’ Test to discriminate the self and family’s representations between 29 children, victims of sexual abuse, and the matched (for sex, age and social level) control group (children not victimized). Results, according to the child abuse literature, confirm the validity of the test. In particular, sexual abused children showed: self-representations more unstable and weak, parental representations more negative, greater instability and maternal idealization, affective negative emotions (especially sadness and guilt), sense of dirt, inability to repair, to stay alone and to tolerate ambivalence, and more sexual issues.
Keywords: Child sexual abuse, self representations, family representations, assessment, Blacky Pictures’ Test.

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Rossella Procaccia, Sarah Miragoli, Paola Di Blasio, in "MALTRATTAMENTO E ABUSO ALL’INFANZIA" 3/2013, pp. 109-130, DOI:10.3280/MAL2013-003006

   

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