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World J Clin Pediatr. May 8, 2016; 5(2): 206-211
Published online May 8, 2016. doi: 10.5409/wjcp.v5.i2.206
Table 2 Summary of studies measuring character development of youth with chronic conditions
Sam et al[15]15DeafKohlberg Moral Judgment InstrumentMoral reasoning for deaf participants was at a lower/basic stage of development compared to norms
Ages 12-15 yr
Guse et al[13]4221 cancer survivorsValues in Action Inventory for YouthNo difference in mean scores
21 healthy peers
Matched on age, race, and gender
Ages 12-19 yr (mean = 16 yr)
Russell et al[14]85Burn survivorsTennessee Self-Concept scale - Moral subscaleScores on moral subscale lower than norms (P = 0.036). Subscale includes moral identity, satisfaction, and behavior
Ages 18-30 yr (mean = 21 yr)