Art therapy improves experienced quality of life among women undergoing treatment for breast cancer: a randomized controlled study.

@article{Svensk2009ArtTI,
  title={Art therapy improves experienced quality of life among women undergoing treatment for breast cancer: a randomized controlled study.},
  author={A.-C. Svensk and I. Oster and K. E. Thyme and E. Magnusson and M. Sj{\"o}din and M. Eisemann and S. {\AA}str{\"o}m and J. Lindh},
  journal={European journal of cancer care},
  year={2009},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={
          69-77
        }
}
  • A.-C. Svensk, I. Oster, +5 authors J. Lindh
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • European journal of cancer care
  • Women with breast cancer are naturally exposed to strain related to diagnosis and treatment, and this influences their experienced quality of life (QoL. [...] Key Method The women were randomized to an intervention group with individual art therapy sessions for 1 h/week (n = 20), or to a control group (n = 21). The WHOQOL-BREF and EORTC Quality of Life Questionnaire-BR23, were used for QoL assessment, and administrated on three measurement occasions, before the start of radiotherapy and 2 and 6 months later…Expand Abstract

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    INTERVENTIONAL CLINICAL TRIAL
    Art Therapy is a health profession in which art making is utilized as a means of expression and communication within a therapeutic and supportive relationship [1]. Art therapy has been… Expand
    ConditionsBreast Cancer
    InterventionBehavioral

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