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03 February 2014

Art therapy helps express emotions

Art therapy uses creative means to help express emotions and deal with mental and physical challenges.

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Art therapy uses creative means to help express emotions and deal with mental and physical challenges.

The American Cancer Society says art therapy may be considered for:

  • Bone marrow transplants.
  • Eating disorders.
  • Various physical disabilities.
  • Emotional impairments in children.
  • Substance addiction.
  • Chronic illness.
  • Sexual abuse in young adulthood or childhood.
  • Caregiving for a loved one with cancer.

Read: Art therapy reduces anxiety in kids with asthma

 
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