Medical Art Therapy with Children / Edition 1

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Overview

Medical Art Therapy with Children is the first work to tackle this rapidly growing field. It will be an essential resource for professionals - psychologists, counsellors, play therapists and art therapists - working with physically ill children on a day-to-day basis. Medical art therapy is defined as the use of drawings, art expression and imagery with individuals who are physically ill or disabled, or are undergoing aggressive medical treatment such as surgery or chemotherapy. Drawing on case material from variety of situations, the book describes current research on medical art therapy with children, and practical approaches to using art activities with them. The writers examine art therapy with young patients suffering from burns, cancer, asthma, arthritis, eating disorders and HIV/AIDS.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781853026768
  • Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
  • Publication date: 10/1/1998
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.45 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements 8
Foreword 9
1 Introduction to Medical Art Therapy with Children 13
2 Physiological Effects of Creating Mandalas 33
3 Addressing Psychological Complications of Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents through Art Therapy 51
4 Art Therapy with Pediatric Cancer Patients 75
5 Treating Children who have Asthma: A Creative Approach 95
6 Hide and Seek: The Art of Living with HIV/AIDS 113
7 Art Therapy on a Hospital Burn Unit: A Step Toward Healing and Recovery 133
8 Comparisons of Pain Perceptions between Children with Arthritis and their Caregivers 153
9 Understanding Somatic and Spiritual Aspects of Children's Art Expressions 173
Resources 197
The Contributors 201
Subject Index 203
Author Index 207
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