ERIC Number: EJ562299
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Art Therapy with Geriatric Dementia Clients.
Kahn-Denis, Kathleen B.
Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, v14 n3 p194-99 1997
Describes how art therapy can be used with an elderly population experiencing a wide range of cognitive impairments. Claims that the evocative nature of art allows older adults with dementia to become expressive and bypass some of their cognitive deficits. Focuses on evaluation, nonverbal communication, sensory exploration, and self-reflective activity. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A