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Wajcman, Kaley – Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 2018
There is a growing understanding for the integration of art therapy into hospital settings. This viewpoint explores a newly introduced art therapy program at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. Launched with private funding, the success of the program has been predicated on communicating the importance of art materials and studio…
Descriptors: Art Therapy, Hospitals, Child Health, Art Materials
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Wilcox, Sadie – Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 2020
The Artist in Residence at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland offers an arts program that is deeply engaged with the field of disability studies. By moving beyond an exclusively medicalized model of disability, hospitalized children and adolescents are situated as experts on their own lived experience. Artists, art therapists, and pediatric…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Hospitalized Children, Adolescents, Artists
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Choto, M.; Chitura, M. – African Educational Research Journal, 2017
While the HIV prevalence rate in Zimbabwe dropped from 24 to 14%, a lot of people continue to live with the virus. Anti-retro Viral Treatment was introduced in the country to prolong lives. The objectives of the study were to determine the factors associated with antiretroviral treatment (ART) default at Citimed hospital, establish the causes of…
Descriptors: Hospitals, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Foreign Countries, Health Services
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Heiney, Sue P.; Darr-Hope, Heidi; Meriwether, Marian P.; Adams, Swann Arp – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2017
The benefits of using art in health care, especially with cancer patients, have been described anecdotally. However, few manuscripts include a conceptual framework to describe the evaluation of patient programs. This paper describes patients' evaluation of a healing arts program developed within a hospital for cancer patients that used art-making,…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Products, Medical Care Evaluation, Patients
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Hasio, Cindy – Art Education, 2016
Empathy can be experienced in powerful ways through art education when students explore and connect with others from different communities and their own concepts of self (Jeffers, 2009). In art education, students see images from various visual cultures and if they are to understand and become open to cultures or groups different from them, they…
Descriptors: Art Education, Empathy, Visual Stimuli, Cultural Awareness
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Glinzak, Leara – Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 2016
This study identified decreased distress after art therapy in a proxy pretest study with a convenience sample of 73 patients being treated for cancer. Art therapy outcomes from 4 settings (oncology unit, infusion clinic, individual sessions, and open studio) were measured via the self-report Distress Thermometer, which was collected as part of an…
Descriptors: Art Therapy, Emotional Disturbances, Cancer, Stress Variables
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Arantes do Amaral, João Alberto; Frazão, Claudia Henriquez – Science Education International, 2016
The systemic aspects of educational projects that involved universities, organizations and communities are issues that concern a number of researchers. In this paper, the authors present the processes and findings related to a one-year educational project. The educational project is accomplished through two sequential courses, which are taught by…
Descriptors: School Business Relationship, Partnerships in Education, Foreign Countries, Nongovernmental Organizations
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Griffith, Frances J.; Bauer-Leffler, Simon – Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 2018
The recovery-oriented approach to psychiatric care encourages decision making between patients and providers. However, one barrier to patients' involvement in their own treatment planning is the lack of meaningful communication with providers. Healthy Mind Messages, a collaborative art installation created by patients and staff at the Oregon State…
Descriptors: Art Therapy, Psychiatric Hospitals, Decision Making, Patients
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Cutler, Janis L.; Harding, Kelli J.; Hutner, Lucy A.; Cortland, Clarissa; Graham, Mark J. – Academic Psychiatry, 2012
Objective: The authors designed an intervention to reduce beginning medical students' stigmatization of people with chronic mental illness (CMI). Methods: Pre-clinical medical students visited a state psychiatric facility's "Living Museum," a combination patient art studio/display space, as the intervention. During the visit, students interacted…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Intervention, Student Attitudes, Mental Disorders
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Wasserman, Burton – School Arts, 1982
Describes the impact of introducing an art gallery into a New Jersey hospital. Adding art to the hospital environment improved patient morale, reduced stress, and supported the work of psychiatric art therapists. (AM)
Descriptors: Art Appreciation, Art Therapy, Hospitals
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Kellman, Julia – Journal of Aesthetic Education, 2008
This reflective essay examines the relationships of place, community, narrative, and art making in the lives of those who are seriously ill with HIV/AIDS. It explores the possibility of creating a supportive place in an impersonal institution, and it suggests the role of such a place in the healing of discontinuities in the lives of class…
Descriptors: Hospitals, Writing (Composition), Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Studio Art
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Blackburn, Carolyn – Journal of Early Childhood Research, 2020
Friedrich Wilhelm August Froebel (1782-1852) yearned to promote and foster the harmonious and holistic development of young children through a combination of outdoor activities, songs and games. His Mother Songs, with games and exercises for mothers and their infants, aimed to encourage the use of senses, limbs and body to increase body awareness…
Descriptors: Hospitalized Children, Singing, Hospitals, Pediatrics
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Nambiar, Devaki; Ramakrishnan, Vimala; Kumar, Paresh; Varma, Rajeev; Balaji, Nithya; Rajendran, Jeeva; Jhona, Loretta; Chandrasekar, Chokkalingam; Gere, David – AIDS Education and Prevention, 2011
Arts-based programs have improved HIV-related knowledge, attitudes, and behavior in general and at-risk populations. With HIV transformed into a chronic condition, this study compares patients at consecutive stages of receiving antiretroviral treatment, coinciding with exposure to a radio-and-theater-based educational program (unexposed [N = 120],…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Hospitals, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Patients
Rutenberg, Mona – Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 2008
This article discusses how an art therapist working in a hospital palliative care unit has incorporated a ritual of hand casting to help bring closure to dying patients and family members who are grieving as death approaches. The finished hand sculptures depict the hands of the patients and, sometimes, of their loved ones. They are faithful and…
Descriptors: Grief, Death, Terminal Illness, Patients
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Gooding, Holly C.; Quinn, Mariah; Martin, Barbara; Charrow, Alexandra; Katz, Joel T. – Journal of Museum Education, 2016
Physician burnout and empathy erosion are common during training and clinical practice. Museums can effectively partner with health professional schools and hospitals to address these challenges through reflective practice and a focus on physician wellness. We describe a partnership between the Brigham and Women's Hospital Department of Medicine…
Descriptors: Humanism, Museums, Hospitals, Graduate Students
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