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The Arts in Psychotherapy Emotions in motion : Short-term group form Dance / Movement Therapy in the treatment of depression : A pilot study

@inproceedings{Punkanen2015TheAI,
  title={The Arts in Psychotherapy Emotions in motion : Short-term group form Dance / Movement Therapy in the treatment of depression : A pilot study},
  author={Marko Punkanen and Suvi Saarikallio and G. Luck},
  year={2015}
}
Depression is a highly prevalent mood disorder that impairs a person’s social skills and quality of life. Depressed patients have been shown to have difficulty in identifying, expressing, and regulating emotions, especially negative emotions, such as anger. Here, we present a study that investigates using bodyand movement-based therapy intervention in the treatment of depression. Central to this study is the use of a short-term group form of Dance/Movement Therapy (DMT) intervention. The main… CONTINUE READING