The experience of Parkinson's: words and images through art therapy - a pilot research study

Strand, S. and WALLER, DIANE (2010) The experience of Parkinson's: words and images through art therapy - a pilot research study International Journal of Art Therapy, 15 (2). pp. 84-93. ISSN 1745-4832

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Abstract

This paper will describe and discuss a pilot project which aimed to explore whether art therapy is helpful for people with Parkinson's disease and their carers. The rationale, aims and objectives of the project will be presented, together with practical information about the mecfhanisms for setting up the project - the context, getting referrals, the sessions, the involvement of relevant staff, involvement of the carers and relatives, and the insights gained from the whole process including the post-therapy interviews. Images are not included, as this will be the focus of a further paper.

Item Type: Journal article
Additional Information: © 2010 British Association of Art Therapists
Uncontrolled Keywords: Art therapy; Parkinson's disease; progressive illness; patient experience; patient needs; communication of emotion
Subjects: L000 Social Sciences
L000 Social Sciences > L700 Human and Social Geography
DOI (a stable link to the resource): 10.1080/17454832.2010.524890
Faculties: Faculty of Health and Social Sciences > School of Applied Social Science
Depositing User: Converis
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2011 08:37
Last Modified: 21 May 2014 11:01
URI: http://eprints.brighton.ac.uk/id/eprint/8992

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