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The use of visual art therapy with adolescents affected by trauma

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dc.contributor.advisor Roets, H. E. (Hester Elizabeth) Venter, Hermanus Arnoldus Jacobus 2017-02-23T07:26:22Z 2017-02-23T07:26:22Z 2016-08
dc.identifier.citation Venter, Hermanus Arnoldus Jacobus (2016) The use of visual art therapy with adolescents affected by trauma, University of South Africa, Pretoria, <> en
dc.description.abstract This study explores the use of visual art therapy with traumatised adolescents. A literature review sheds light on the concepts of “visual art therapy” and “psychological trauma”, by exploring the therapeutic nature of visual art as a technique aimed at addressing the effects of trauma in the lives of adolescents. An empirical study including seven voluntary and purposefully selected participants demonstrates the efficacy of using visual art therapy with adolescents affected by trauma. Data gathered through observation, questionnaires, and interviews is qualitatively interpreted and analysed. The research findings are presented accordingly. Based on the empirical investigation, it is established that visual art can be used as a valuable therapeutic technique in the lives of adolescents affected by trauma. en
dc.format.extent 1 online resource (53 leaves, 83 unnumbered leaves) : illustrations (chiefly color) en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject Visual art en
dc.subject Art therapy en
dc.subject Trauma en
dc.subject Adolescents en
dc.subject Trauma treatment en
dc.subject.ddc 616.85210651560835
dc.subject.lcsh Art therapy for teenagers en
dc.subject.lcsh Post-traumatic stress disorder in adolescence -- Treatment en
dc.title The use of visual art therapy with adolescents affected by trauma en
dc.type Dissertation en
dc.description.department Psychology of Education en M. Ed. (Guidance and Counselling)

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