The Effectiveness of Art Therapy in the Treatment of Traumatized Adults

@article{Schouten2015TheEO,
  title={The Effectiveness of Art Therapy in the Treatment of Traumatized Adults},
  author={Karin Alice Schouten and Gerrit J de Niet and Jeroen W. Knipscheer and Rolf J Kleber and Giel J M Hutschemaekers},
  journal={Trauma, Violence, \& Abuse},
  year={2015},
  volume={16},
  pages={220 - 228}
}
Art therapy has often been applied in the treatment of traumatized adults, and good results in clinical practice have been reported. However, although art therapy experts underline these benefits, the effectiveness of art therapy in trauma treatment has not been established by systematic review. The aim of this systematic review is to identify and evaluate empirical evidence of the effectiveness of art therapy for trauma treatment. As a result of the systematic review, six controlled… Expand

Paper Mentions

Art Therapy for PTSD in Traumatized Patients after Disasters
TLDR
Evidence is suggested of the effect of art therapy for trauma and the need for more reliable research on art therapy in the Republic of Korea is suggested. Expand
The effectiveness and contribution of art therapy work with children in 2018 -what progress has been made so far? A systematic review
ABSTRACT This systematic literature review is a companion to our review of the effectiveness of art therapy with adult clients (Regev & Cohen-Yatziv, 2018) and aims to contribute towards the ongoingExpand
The effectiveness of art therapy for anxiety in adults: A systematic review of randomised and non-randomised controlled trials
TLDR
A systematic review of (non-)randomised controlled trials on AT for anxiety in adults to evaluate the effects on anxiety symptom severity and to explore intervention characteristics, benefitting populations and working mechanisms found no strong conclusions can be drawn. Expand
Effectiveness of Art Therapy With Adult Clients in 2018—What Progress Has Been Made?
TLDR
This paper presents the latest 27 studies in the field that examine the effectiveness of art therapy with adult clients and divides them into seven clinical categories: cancer patients, clients coping with a variety of medical conditions, mental health clients, clients cope with trauma, prison inmates, the elderly, and clients who have not been diagnosed with specific issues but face ongoing daily challenges. Expand
Combat-Related Multifaceted Trauma-Focused Group Therapy: A Pilot Study.
TLDR
Preliminary evidence is provided that combat-related TFGT may be efficacious in reducing psychological suffering and enhancing actual functioning and follow-up randomized controlled trials are needed. Expand
Fostering Creativity for Healing: A Literature Review on the Use of Art Therapy and Mindfulness with Traumatized Adults
Art therapy and mindfulness have often been applied separately in the treatment of traumatized adults, and positive results in research studies and clinical practice have been reported. This thesisExpand
Trauma-Focused Art Therapy in the Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Pilot Study
TLDR
Therapists considered trauma-focused art therapy feasible and applicable and patients reported beneficial effects, such as more relaxation, externalization of memories and emotions into artwork, less intrusive thoughts of traumatic experiences and more confidence in the future. Expand
Exploring the Long-Term Effects of Domestic Violence in Art Therapy Treatment
This qualitative case study explores the long-term effects of domestic violence through the lens of art therapy treatment. The study is based on a twelve-week long art therapy treatment group forExpand
The Benefits of Art Therapy for Mental Health Clinicians Who Have Experienced Vicarious Trauma
TLDR
This critical inquiry explored the benefits of utilizing art therapy with clinicians who have experienced vicarious trauma by combining arts-based research (ABR), along with quantitative and qualitative research of the literature. Expand
Creative art therapy for mental illness
TLDR
Although literature suggests CAT to be a potentially low-risk and high benefit intervention to minimize symptoms and maximize functioning in individuals living with SMI, the lack of methodological rigor, and inconsistency in study methods and outcome measures have prevented the advancement of CAT for use in SMI. Expand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 58 REFERENCES
Intensive trauma therapy of PTSD and dissociation: An outcome study.
Abstract An intensive outpatient treatment program was developed to treat posttraumatic patients referred from distant areas where the needed treatment was not available. This report addresses theExpand
Empirical Study on the Healing Nature of Mandalas
Mandalas were first used in therapy by Carl Jung, who found that the act of drawing mandalas had a calming effect on patients while at the same time facilitating psychic integration. There is aExpand
Psychological Treatments for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Recommendations for the Clinician Based on a Review of the Literature
TLDR
Clinicians are provided with some clinical guidelines based on the literature for clinicians treating patients with PTSD, as well as demonstrating how assumptions based on gaps in the available literature may be misleading. Expand
Psychological treatments for chronic post-traumatic stress disorder
TLDR
The first-line psychological treatment for PTSD should be trauma-focused (TFCBTor EMDR), and there was some evidence that TFCBT and EMDR were superior to stress management and other therapies, and that stress management was superior to other therapies. Expand
Art Therapy for Combat-Related PTSD: Recommendations for Research and Practice
With a new generation of American combat veterans returning from Iraq, the nation has an obligation to do everything possible to improve care for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Although artExpand
Posttraumatic stress disorder treatment outcome research: The study of unrepresentative samples?
TLDR
The authors review sample composition and enrollment data for 34 studies cited in the ISTSS 2000 Practice Guidelines as meeting the Level A U.S. Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR) classification for treatment of adult posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and compare data from more recent research. Expand
Group Therapy With Male Asylum Seekers and Refugees With Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Controlled Comparison Cohort Study of Three Day-Treatment Programs
TLDR
The trauma-focused day-treatment group seems a promising approach for treatment of PTSD among asylum seekers and refugees in industrialized settings. Expand
Group Therapy With Traumatized Asylum Seekers and Refugees: For Whom It Works and for Whom It Does Not?:
The aim of this study was to examine the influence of psychosocial stressors and demographic factors on psychopathology in asylum seekers and refugees with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) priorExpand
A multidimensional meta-analysis of psychotherapy for PTSD.
TLDR
The majority of patients treated with psychotherapy for PTSD in randomized trials recover or improve, rendering these approaches some of the most effective psychosocial treatments devised to date. Expand
Cognitive behaviour therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder.
TLDR
The general principles of treatment are overviewed and the components that comprise CBT for PTSD are described and it is proposed that randomised controlled trials (RCT) of CBT of PTSD must be conducted with enhanced methodological rigour and public health relevance. Expand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...