Body Image and Its Relation to Blind Teenager’s Self-Esteem
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The purpose of this study is to clarify the role played by the body image in self-esteem and the natural relationship between blind adolescents, by identifying the role of schools and centers for the care of the blind in how to build their strong personality and engage in society and self-confidence. To highlight the shortcomings in the image of the body, which is perceived, social and emotional, and helps to identify the strengths of characterization and development through the efficiency of the educational process and thus contribute to the development of the body image for positive and enhance the self esteem They are worthy of life. To achieve the objectives of this study, the descriptive analytical method was used. To this end, a questionnaire was designed to obtain the data needed for this study, and was distributed to the study population of adolescents with visual disabilities at the elementary, preparatory and secondary levels at the Helen Clare and Peace Center schools (30) with visual disabilities (20) (13) males and 7 females and 10 females with visual disabilities at the Peace Center for the Blind in Jerusalem. After the data collection, the data were statistically treated using the SPSS program. the study found several results, the most important of which was that the degree of the adolescent's feelings towards his / her body image (the cognitive-sensory dimension) was of a medium degree that the degree of the adolescent's feelings towards his body image (the social-behavioral dimension) His body (physical dimension - self) was medium. The self-esteem of respondents was moderate. The most important recommendations, the work of guidance and therapeutic programs to guide those who have a body image are dissatisfied with them, and this helps them to reach consensus and mental health

مجلة جامعة فلسطين للدراسات والابحاث
جامعة فلسطين
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