Use of art and play therapy in pediatric oncology.

  • Charles F. Walker
  • Published 1988 in
    Journal of pediatric oncology nursing : official…


Play enhances a child's physical growth and development and contributes to the mastery of language and social skills. It is essential for the child's psychological development and maturation. An overview of the field of play and art psychotherapy is presented with an outline of the function of play for the physically ill child. Techniques of play and art… (More)


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