Exploring play therapy in pediatric oncology: a preliminary endeavour.

@article{Chari2013ExploringPT,
  title={Exploring play therapy in pediatric oncology: a preliminary endeavour.},
  author={Uttara Chari and Uma Hirisave and Lingappa Appaji},
  journal={Indian journal of pediatrics},
  year={2013},
  volume={80 4},
  pages={303-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To discuss the benefits and feasibility of play therapy in pediatric oncology. METHODS This is highlighted through the use of a case report of non-directive play therapy with a 4 y- old girl, diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. The outcome of play therapy was examined using a combination of qualitative and quantitative assessments. RESULTS The benefits of play therapy with this child were manifested in better illness adjustment and general mental well-being, enhanced… CONTINUE READING

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