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ERIC Number: EJ947126
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-1540-1383
The Body and Other Demons
Acaron, Thania
Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, v6 n3 p244-248 2011
"Perspectives" is a special feature included in this issue of the Journal of Creativity in Mental Health. It provides mental health professionals with an opportunity to discuss their positions on a variety of creativity-related topics. In this column, Thania Acaron, board-certified dance/movement therapist, dancer, educator, and curriculum designer, presents critical viewpoints on the disconnection of the body in modern society. She explores the ethical and academic responsibilities of professionals working with the arts with special populations within the worlds of both the arts and the health professions. This article presents critical viewpoints on the disconnection of the body in modern society and the inherent resistance involving the body-mind connection. The ethical and academic responsibilities of professionals working with the arts with special populations are explored both within the worlds of the arts and the health professions. Venues for interdisciplinary collaboration that can help heal the body-mind gap are considered.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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