Effects of visual arts instruction on the mental health of adults with mental retardation and mental illness.

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Single-subject multiple probe designs were employed in two studies with 5 young adults who had a dual diagnosis of mental retardation and mental illness. Our aim was to determine effects of instruction designed to teach visual arts activity skills and promote personal expressiveness on acquisition, maintenance, and generalization of these skills and… (More)

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@article{Malley2002EffectsOV, title={Effects of visual arts instruction on the mental health of adults with mental retardation and mental illness.}, author={Sharon Malley and John Dattilo and David L. Gast}, journal={Mental retardation}, year={2002}, volume={40 4}, pages={278-96} }