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Painting from Within - Developing and Evaluating a Manual-based Art therapy for Patients with Depression


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Title: Painting from Within - Developing and Evaluating a Manual-based Art therapy for Patients with Depression
Authors: Blomdahl, Christina
E-mail: christina.blomdahl@gu.se
christina.blomdahl@vgregion.se
Issue Date: 13-Sep-2017
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Health and Care Sciences
Parts of work: I. Blomdahl C, Gunnarsson AB, Guregård S, Björklund A. A realist review of art therapy for clients with depression. The Arts in Psychotherapy 2013; 40(3):322-30.
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II. Blomdahl C, Gunnarsson BA, Guregård S, Rusner M, Wijk H, Björklund A. Art therapy for patients with depression: expert opinions on its main aspects for clinical practice. Journal of Mental Health 2016; 25(6); 527-35.
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III. Blomdahl C, Guregård S, Rusner M, Wijk H. A Manual-based Phenomenological Art Therapy for patients diagnosed with moderate to severe depression (PATd) – a randomized controlled study (submitted).

IV. Blomdahl C, Wijk H, Guregård S, Rusner M. Meeting oneself in inner dialogue: a manual-based phenomenological art therapy as experienced by patients with moderate to severe depression. The Arts in Psychotherapy (In press).
Date of Defence: 2017-10-06
Disputation: Fredagen den 6 oktober 2017, kl. 9.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Health Care Sciences)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Mental Health
Major Depression
Programme Development
Art Therapy
Abstract: Aim: The overall aim was to develop and evaluate a manual-based art-therapy programme for patients with depression, and hence, to clarify treatment effects and to describe participants’ experiences of the treatment. The specific aims were: (I) To explore and describe how art therapy works in relation to therapeutic factors, clinical application, and circumstances in the experimental situation, for patients with depression; (II) To explore what experts in the field of art therapy consider to be t... more
ISBN: 978-91-629-0250-6 (print)
978-91-629-0251-3 (PDF )
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/52419
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