Ingrid Tonhajzerová, Oľga Chromá, Miriam Čiljaková, Peter Bánovčín
The nonpharmacological therapeutic interventions including individual approach to the children are very important in childhood obesity treatment. Aim of the study is to refer to Figure drawing as a projective method in a nonpharmacological treatment (NT) of child and adolescent overweight and obesity. Method: The method of Figure drawing was applied before the NT beginning. Results: Figure drawing revealed the changes in individual characteristics (e.g. self-determination) and motivation factor to participate on the NT in patients with obesity. The group of 25 patients from total selected group of 68 probands completed all nonpharmacological treatment. Conclusion: Figure drawing reflecting individual characteristics could be suitable method of nonverbal communication to express the attitudes of subject with obesity.