Arts - Therapies - Communication

Arts - Therapies - Communication

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The theoretical and practical formation of European Art Therapy as a discipline requires establishing communication with theorists and practitioners in other continents or countries. Accomplishing this requires two approaches. A more theoretical approach uses European Art Therapy as a research and teaching tool. A more practical approach seeks experiences in common, as well as quantitative and qualitative investigations, which in turn lead to theoretical-methodical conclusions. The contributions in this volume employ both approaches. Individual articles cannot, of course, fully describe the extent of art therapy throughout Europe, but they are a source of information and inspiration for readers. Whether theorists or practitioners, readers will find articles that address their particular concerns, enabling them to find tools they can use in their own specific work. Line Kossolapow teaches educational science at Muenster University, Germany. Sarah Scoble teaches at the School for Applied Psychosocial Studies at the University of Plymouth. Dianne Waller is professor at Goldsmiths College, University of London.Research problems and limitations of the study In all psychiatric research there is a problem with recruiting control-groups. That is especially ... A quasi- experimental study design, where there is no control-group is an alternative. Another ... Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (4* ed.). ... The strengths and difficulties questionnaire: A pilot study on the validity of the self- report version.

Title:Arts - Therapies - Communication
Author:Line Kossolapow
Publisher:LIT Verlag Münster - 2005


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