Johnson and Morgan (1995) Use of a Drawing Task in the Treatment of Nightmares in Combat-Related Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders

literature type:

journal article

reference:

David Read Johnson and Charles A. Morgan. Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association. 1995; Vol. 12, No. 4: pp 244-247.

description:

Treatment of nightmares in two Vietnam veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder was conducted comparing a drawing task with a writing task. In a 12-week intervention in which drawing and writing were alternated, both subjects reported reduction in frequency and intensity of their nightmares in the drawing condition.

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arts categories:

arts

population(s) served:

adults