ERIC Number: EJ760399
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Reference Count: 26
Mental Illness through Popular Theater: Performing (In)Sanely
Noble, Steven E.
New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, n107 p45-53 Fall 2005
Transgressive and liberatory learning are explored through the creativity of popular theater as adult education when the freedom and power to imagine and raise awareness are placed in the interacting "bodymind" relationships of a group living with multiple psychiatric diagnoses.
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Mental Disorders, Adult Education, Psychiatry, Social Bias, Identification (Psychology), Drama, Dramatics, Adults, Mental Health, Consciousness Raising, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Adult Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada