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    Development and Pilot Randomized Control Trial of a Drama Program to Enhance Well-being Among Older Adults.
    Arts Psychother 2017 Feb 30;52:1-9. Epub 2016 Sep 30.
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive MC 0993, San Diego, CA 92103-0993 USA.
    Objective: Develop a novel theatre-based program and test its feasibility, tolerability, and preliminary efficacy for improving empathy/compassion and well-being among older adults.

    Method: Thirteen older adults were randomized to a 6-week Drama Workshop (DW) program or time-equivalent Backstage Pass (BP) control condition. Pre- and post-treatment measures included empathy, compassion, and mood scales. Read More

    The Bodymind Model: A platform for studying the mechanisms of change induced by art therapy.
    Arts Psychother 2016 Sep 3;51:63-71. Epub 2016 Oct 3.
    The Department of Psychiatry and Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA 85719.
    This paper introduces the Bodymind model of Art Therapy and delineates the processes through which it has salutary effects on individuals coping with a variety of health related challenges. The goal of this model is to articulate how activation, reorganization, growth and reintegration of the self can emerge from bodymind processes activated by art therapy. It provides a framework for the conduct of research that will test the key theoretical mechanisms through which art therapy benefits clients. Read More

    Poetry therapy, men and masculinities.
    Arts Psychother 2012 Apr;39(2):102-106
    Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, United States.
    Therapists have long utilized poetry with various at risk male populations. Yet, in spite of its use, therapists have also been aware of the dilemmas associated with using poetry in a population whose behavior and identity may at times run counter to the core tenants of poetry therapy. However, the literature of poetry therapy does not fully explore what therapists need to know about men and masculinities in order to work with them. Read More

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