Corpus ID: 17772572

Dance/movement therapy approaches to fostering resilience and recovery among African adolescent torture survivors.

@article{Harris2007DancemovementTA,
  title={Dance/movement therapy approaches to fostering resilience and recovery among African adolescent torture survivors.},
  author={D. Harris},
  journal={Torture : quarterly journal on rehabilitation of torture victims and prevention of torture},
  year={2007},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={
          134-55
        }
}
  • D. Harris
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Torture : quarterly journal on rehabilitation of torture victims and prevention of torture
  • Dance/movement therapy (DMT) interventions, if designed to promote cultural relevance and community ownership, may enhance healing among African adolescent survivors of war and organised violence. The author posits a theoretical rationale for body movement-based approaches to psychosocial rehabilitation, and offers DMT's holism as evidence of transcultural applicability. Two distinct DMT iniatives with this population are discussed in terms of theoretical assumptions, implementation, and… CONTINUE READING
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