ERIC Number: EJ550322
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Mandala Drawing: Facilitating Creative Growth in Children with A.D.D. or A.D.H.D.
Smitheman-Brown, Valerie; Church, Robin P.
Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, v13 n4 p252-60 1996
Investigates the creativity and behavior precipitated by employing the mandala as an active centering device for children with Attention-Deficit Disorder or Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Drawings were requested and rated according to the Formal Elements Art Therapy Scale. Preliminary findings indicate that attentional abilities increased while impulsive behaviors decreased. (LSR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A