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Art Therapy with Chronic Physically Ill Adolescents [electronic resource] : Exploring the Effectiveness of Medical Art Therapy as a Complementary Treatment.

By: Luginbuehl-Oelhafen, Ruth R.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Springfield : Charles C Thomas Publisher, LTD, 2009Description: 1 online resource (220 p.).ISBN: 9780398085537 (electronic bk.); 0398085536 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Art therapy for youth | Chronically ill children | Medicine | MEDICAL -- Psychiatry -- Child & AdolescentGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Art Therapy with Chronic Physically Ill Adolescents : Exploring the Effectiveness of Medical Art Therapy as a Complementary TreatmentDDC classification: 618.92891656 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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CONTENTS; Chapter 1: LITERATURE REVIEW; Chapter 2: METHODOLOGY; Color Plate Section; Chapter 3: CASE HISTORIES AND ARTWORK; Chapter 4: DISCUSSION; INDEX.
Summary: Art Therapy with Chronic Physically Ill Adolescents explores the effectiveness of art therapy as a primary intervention with an adolescent population with chronic physical illnessin this particular case, with adolescents in chronic renal failure either on hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis or after kidney transplantation. The hypothesis is that art therapy: (1) facilitates expression of emotions through artwork, ideally including verbal expression; (2) enhances self-esteem and identity; (3) helps them cope with their chronic physical illness; and (4) finally, offers an opportunity to vent ange.
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CONTENTS; Chapter 1: LITERATURE REVIEW; Chapter 2: METHODOLOGY; Color Plate Section; Chapter 3: CASE HISTORIES AND ARTWORK; Chapter 4: DISCUSSION; INDEX.

Art Therapy with Chronic Physically Ill Adolescents explores the effectiveness of art therapy as a primary intervention with an adolescent population with chronic physical illnessin this particular case, with adolescents in chronic renal failure either on hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis or after kidney transplantation. The hypothesis is that art therapy: (1) facilitates expression of emotions through artwork, ideally including verbal expression; (2) enhances self-esteem and identity; (3) helps them cope with their chronic physical illness; and (4) finally, offers an opportunity to vent ange.

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