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Curry, Nancy A.; Kasser, Tim – Art Therapy Journal of the American Art Therapy Assoc, 2005
This study examined the effectiveness of different types of art activities in the reduction of anxiety. After undergoing a brief anxiety-induction, 84 undergraduate students were randomly assigned to color a mandala, to color a plaid form, or to color on a blank piece of paper. Results demonstrated that anxiety levels declined approximately the…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Geometry, Art Activities, Anxiety
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Frame, Phyllis G. – Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 2006
This paper illustrates the use of the MARI[R] Card Test, a transpersonal assessment tool which includes archetypal designs and color choices, as well as the drawing of a white and black mandala, or circle picture, for assessing the compatibility of two people in a committed relationship. In an informal pilot research study, 22 couples were given…
Descriptors: Therapy, Sexuality, Interpersonal Relationship, Evaluation Methods
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Munley, Maripat – Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 2002
Explores whether children with AD/HD respond differently to a specific art directive. Using the Formal Elements Art Therapy Scale to evaluate the drawings, results indicate three elements that would most accurately predict the artists into the AD/HD group: color prominence, details of objects and environments, and line quality. (Contains 29…
Descriptors: Art Therapy, Attention Deficit Disorders, Childrens Art, Hyperactivity
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Yildiz, Necmettin; Gokkaya, Nilufer Kutay Ordu; Koseoglu, Fusun; Gokkaya, Serkan; Comert, Didem – International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 2011
The aim of the study was to determine which vasoactive agent was more efficacious for erectile dysfunction (ED), intracavernosal papaverine or oral sildenafil, in paraplegic men within the first year after injury by using a penile color Doppler ultrasound as a quantitative imaging method and to determine the association between responses to these…
Descriptors: Neurological Impairments, Severity (of Disability), Drug Therapy, Males
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Williams, Carmen Braun – Journal of Counseling & Development, 2005
Multicultural counseling theories, developed over the last 35 years, have elucidated the experiences of marginalized populations--women, people of color, gay men and lesbians, working-class people, people with disabilities, and other stigmatized groups--within a sociopolitical context that is embedded with negative messages about their worth.…
Descriptors: Females, African Americans, Counseling, Counseling Theories
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Speight, Suzette L.; Vera, Elizabeth M. – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2005
This archival study explored patterns of client preferences from a randomized sample of 881 clients at a Midwestern university counseling center. Information from client intake forms was collected for a four year time frame. Results showed that 61% of the clients did not express preferences for particular types of counselors when asked on intake…
Descriptors: Counseling Services, Guidance Centers, Counselor Client Relationship, Student Attitudes
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Boston, Charlotte G. – Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 2005
In this narrative, the author relates her experiences as an art therapist of color, and describes the impact of cultural beliefs and values on her life from childhood, through education, and into the workplace. She contends that incidents of conflicts between cultures in the community, in education, and in the workplace reflect the continuing need…
Descriptors: Values, African Americans, Art Therapy, Personal Narratives
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Weissman, Adam S.; Bates, Marsha E. – Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 2010
Bipolar (BD) symptomatology is prevalent in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and may lead to increased impairment. The current study compared clinical and neurocognitive impairment in children (7-13 years) diagnosed with ASD (n=55), BD (n=34), ASD + BD (n=23), and a non-clinical control group (n=27). Relative to the ASD group, the ASD…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Autism, Behavior Disorders, Suicide
Rustigan, Carol J. – 1996
In a study at California State University, Sacramento, the effects of color light and relaxation exercise therapy were investigated with 16 students (ages 23 to 48) with learning disabilities. Therapy consisted of either 20 sessions viewing color light through a Lumatron instrument or 20 sessions listening to relaxation exercise tapes. Diagnostic…
Descriptors: Adults, College Students, Color, Higher Education
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Lewis, Karen Gail – Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 1989
Describes a variable color-coding system which has been added to the standard family genogram in which characteristics or issues associated with a particular presenting problem or for a particular family are arbitrarily assigned a color. Presents advantages of color-coding, followed by clinical examples. (Author/ABL)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Counseling Techniques, Family Counseling, Family Problems
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Chamberlain, Reid; Rogers, Amy L. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2008
Have you ever thought about which pigments are found in tattoos and how laser treatment eliminates the pigmentation? In pursuit of losing weight, have you considered why artificial sweeteners are advertised as low calorie? During a four-week South Carolina Governor's School course, "Got Bio?", high school students were introduced to the…
Descriptors: Minicourses, Biochemistry, Drug Therapy, Laboratory Experiments
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Knox, Sarah; Burkard, Alan W.; Johnson, Adanna J.; Suzuki, Lisa A.; Ponterotto, Joseph G. – Journal of Counseling Psychology, 2003
Using Consensual Qualitative Research, 12 licensed psychologists' overall experiences addressing race in psychotherapy were investigated, as were their experiences addressing race in a specific cross-racial therapy dyad. Results indicated that only African American psychologists reported routinely addressing race with clients of color or when race…
Descriptors: Psychotherapy, Psychologists, Racial Differences, African Americans
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Hagman, Jennifer; Gralla, Jane; Sigel, Eric; Ellert, Swan; Dodge, Mindy; Gardner, Rick; O'Lonergan, Teri; Frank, Guido; Wamboldt, Marianne Z. – Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2011
Objective: The purpose of this double-blind, placebo-controlled exploratory pilot study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of risperidone for the treatment of anorexia nervosa. Method: Forty female subjects 12 to 21 years of age (mean, 16 years) with primary anorexia nervosa in an eating disorders program were randomized to receive…
Descriptors: Eating Disorders, Drug Therapy, Young Adults, Adolescents
vonFeldt, James R. – 1978
The development of a prototype system is described which merges the strengths of computer assisted instruction, data gathering, interactive learning, individualized instruction, and the motion in color, and audio features of television. Creation of the prototype system will allow testing of both TV and interactive CAI/TV strategies in auditory and…
Descriptors: Auditory Training, Computer Assisted Instruction, Data Collection, Display Systems
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Gantt, Linda M. – Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 2009
The Formal Elements Art Therapy Scale (FEATS) is a measurement system for applying numbers to global variables in two-dimensional art (drawing and painting). While it was originally developed for use with the single-picture assessment ("Draw a person picking an apple from a tree" [PPAT]), researchers can also apply many of the 14 scales of the…
Descriptors: Measurement Techniques, Measures (Individuals), Art Therapy, Evaluation Methods
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