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Betts, Donna – Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 2013
In an increasingly diverse society, and with the broadening scope of art therapy, the duty of art therapists to ensure responsible and appropriate assessment is ever more important. This article discusses considerations that are necessary for the successful adaptation and use of drawing-based assessments in cross-cultural and multicultural…
Descriptors: Art Therapy, Cultural Relevance, Measures (Individuals), Psychological Testing
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Yedidia, Tova; Lipschitz-Elchawi, Rachel – Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 2012
This study examined social perceptions among 191 Arab and Jewish children who live in mixed neighborhoods in Israel. Human Figure Drawing assessment was used to examine the children's social perceptions. The drawings that the Jewish Israeli children created portrayed Arabs as the enemy, whereas the Arab Israeli children expressed a more positive…
Descriptors: Jews, Arabs, Children, Social Attitudes
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Packman, Wendy L.; Beck, Vanessa L.; VanZutphen, Kelly H.; Long, Janet K.; Spengler, Gisele – Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 2003
There is little research on the psychological impact of bone marrow transplantation (BMT) on family members. This study uses the Human Figure Drawing (HFD) to measure siblings' emotional distress toward BMT. Among the siblings, feelings of isolation, anger, depression, anxiety, and low self-esteem emerged as major themes. Findings indicate the…
Descriptors: Anger, Anxiety, Art Therapy, Children