The effects of art therapy on male and female inmates: Advancing the research base

@article{Gussak2009TheEO,
  title={The effects of art therapy on male and female inmates: Advancing the research base},
  author={D. Gussak},
  journal={Arts in Psychotherapy},
  year={2009},
  volume={36},
  pages={5-12}
}
  • D. Gussak
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology
  • Arts in Psychotherapy
Since the summer of 2003, several studies have been conducted to quantify the benefits of art therapy with prison inmates. These studies demonstrated a marked improvement in mood, behavior, and problem-solving [Gussak, D. (2007). The effectiveness of art therapy in reducing depression in prison populations. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 5(4), 444–460; Gussak, D. (2006). The effects of art therapy with prison inmates: A follow-up study. Arts in… Expand
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