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The definitive text on the art therapy field and the first to deal with a broad spectrum of psychiatric populations. Opening section discusses such fundamentals as history, philosophy, etc. Subsequent sections deal with how art therapy can be used in treating/understanding affective disorders, schizophrenia, neurosis and addiction; and as a tool in group or family therapy. Final section is first to examine problems in research. Includes 150 illustrations, with patient/client comments.

Table of Contents

PHILOSOPHY, PRINCIPLES AND APPLICATION.

Creative Process in Life.

Advantages of Art Therapy.

History and Application of Art Therapy.

Institutional Politics.

Art Therapy Training.

Therapeutic Relationship.

AFFECTIVE DISORDERS.

Depression.

Manic-Depressive Psychosis.

Suicide.

Combining Expressive Therapies in an Effort to Survive on a Depression Ward.

SCHIZOPHRENIA.

General Characteristics and Clinical Considerations in Schizophrenia.

Phenomenology of Schizophrenia Expressed in Art.

Institutional Impact.

Art Expression and Recovery Style in Acute Schizophrenia.

Comparison of Art Expression in Schizophrenia, Depression, and Manic-Depressive Psychosis.

NEUROSIS AND ADDICTION.

Just Plain Folks.

Dreams.

Alcohol Abuse.

GROUP AND FAMILY ART THERAPY.

Group Art Therapy.

Family Art Therapy.

RESEARCH.

Problems in Art Therapy Research.

Appendix.

References.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471629047
Author:
Wadeson, Harriet
Author:
Wadeson
Publisher:
Wiley
Subject:
Psychotherapy
Subject:
Mental Illness
Subject:
Art therapy
Subject:
Psychotherapy - General
Subject:
Psychopathology - Compulsive Behavior
Subject:
Psychoanalysis
Subject:
Psychotherapy -- Counseling.
Copyright:
Publication Date:
19871113
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
9.12x6.02x.72 in. 1.24 lbs.

Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Psychology » Art Therapy
Health and Self-Help » Psychology » General

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