Working with Art in a Case of Schizophrenia

Noronha, Konrad J.
January 2013
Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine;Jan-Mar2013, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p89
Academic Journal
Schizophrenia often requires a lifetime of treatment. This study used art as a therapeutic tool in therapy with a client diagnosed with schizophrenia, along with medical management. The purpose of using art was to enable the non-communicative client to communicate. The clients' drawings were used as a process medium. Progress was seen in changes in social behaviours and communication evidenced by him speaking more, expressing feelings and gaining better insight.


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