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Peterson, Caroline – Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 2015
This brief report describes a mindfulness-based art therapy (MBAT) intervention, "Walkabout: Looking In, Looking Out," which was piloted in 2010 and has since been offered at the Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. The author adapted the original MBAT intervention using a walkabout conceptual model, which was…
Descriptors: Art Therapy, Metacognition, Intervention, Hospitals
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Kimport, Elizabeth R.; Robbins, Steven J. – Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 2012
Clay work has long been used in art therapy to achieve therapeutic goals. However, little empirical evidence exists to document the efficacy of such work. The present study randomly assigned 102 adult participants to one of four conditions following induction of a negative mood: (a) handling clay with instructions to create a pinch pot, (b)…
Descriptors: Art Therapy, Art Materials, Psychological Patterns, Adults
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Silver, Rawley – Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 1996
It is generally accepted that males are superior to females in spatial ability. To test this assumption, the Silver Drawing Test (SDT) was administered to students 12 to 15 years old (33 girls and 33 boys) attending public schools in Nebraska, New York, and Pennsylvania. No significant differences in spatial ability were found. (KW)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Art, Art Expression, Art Therapy