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MA - Master of Arts
This paper addresses how the body presence of public safety officers in hospitals affect pediatric psychiatric patients’ behavior while in the emergency department of a community hospital. When speaking of pediatric psychiatric patients, the age range is 4 through 21 years of age. This paper used research on self-regulation, body stance and presence, nonverbal communication and how it played a role into the experience of the pediatric psychiatric patients’ behavior. Theories such as Kestenberg Movement Profile and the Laban Movement Analysis are included as well.
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Cooperider, Alyssa, "Body Presence of Public Safety Officers in the Emergency Room and Effect on Pediatric Psychiatric Patients’ Behavior" (2022). Expressive Therapies Capstone Theses. 651.
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