Art as Language: Access to Thoughts and Feelings Through Stimulus Drawings

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Psychology Press, Jan 1, 2001 - Psychology - 187 pages
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This text merges a user-friendly format and the assessment and treatment practices long-associated with Art Therapist, Rawley Silver. The book begins with an explanation of the author's approach to assessment, the Silver Drawing Test of Cognition and Adjustment. Through the use of case studies and more than 150 illustrations of patient artwork, the author summarizes findings of cognitive development and art therapy practices.
  

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Contents

mental health professionals
11
Examples of stimulus drawings
18
Emotionally Disturbed Hospitalized
45
Using the Assessments in Special Schools and Hospitals
53
Adults and Adolescents with Brain Injuries
79
Gary
86
Assessment of BrainInjury Patients
93
Resilient Humor
99
Developmental Art Procedures
105
12Session Art Program
111
Atypical Children Adolescents and Adults
125
Clinically Depressed Children Adolescents and Adults
133
Age Gender and Cultural Differences Among Typical
149
Gender Differences in the Spatial Abilities of Adolescents
164
Cultural Differences and Similarities
177
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