The lived experience of visual creative expression for young adult cancer survivors.

@article{Green2015TheLE,
  title={The lived experience of visual creative expression for young adult cancer survivors.},
  author={Alva Roche Green and Richard A Young},
  journal={European journal of cancer care},
  year={2015},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={695-706}
}
Engaging in visual creative expression individually and in a therapeutic setting can be a beneficial experience for cancer survivors; however, most research in this field has been conducted with older adults. The current study aimed to address this gap by utilising van Manen's hermeneutic phenomenology to answer the following question: 'What is the lived experience and meaning of visual creative expression for young adult cancer survivors?' Seven young adults, diagnosed with cancer between the… CONTINUE READING