publication . Book . 2002

Arts Therapies and Progressive Illness: Nameless Dread

Waller, Diane E.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2002
  • Publisher: Brunner-Routledge
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Arts Therapies and Progressive Illness is a guide to the use of arts therapies in the treatment of patients with diseases such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's. In the last few years arts therapies have been used in an increasingly wide range of applications with new groups of patients, such as patients in palliative care, or with learning disabilities - Diane Waller has been a driving force behind this expansion.\ud This book covers treatment such as art therapy, dance movement therapy and music therapy. In addition to dealing with a wide range of debilitating diseases, it focuses on the issue of the care and treatment of dementia and the effects on patients, car...
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