Research Paper: Art Therapy Entails Creative Procedures

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[. . .] Moreover, the methods section is reasonably sectioned an aspect that enhances the understanding of the reader.

Value of Article to Field of Psychology

The article is of exceptional value to the field of psychology given that it touches on the importance and the cost effectiveness of art therapy to people with schizophrenia. Particularly, through the article, psychologists can gain knowledge with respect to reduction of negative effects of schizophrenia as well as in enhancing the relationship between a therapist and a patient. More so, the articles form a strong basis for integration of psychosocial and social intervention in treatment of schizophrenia.

Value of Article to You, as a Consumer and Trainee

As a consumer and a trainee in the field of psychology, this article offers more information on the significance of social activities in treatment of psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia. I would use the information to enhance schizophrenia patient's health and improve their social functioning. With respect to research, the article has helped me understand the key constituents of a research such research design, study sample, ethical consideration to mention but a few. More so, the article has helped me understand the significance of literature review in the sense that it helps one ascertain gaps in literature, which consequently helps a researcher in determining a research topic.


Crawford, M., & Patterson S. (2007). Arts therapies for people with schizophrenia: an emerging evidence base. Evidence-Based Mental Health, 10, 69-70

Crawford, M., Killaspy, H., Barrett, B., Patterson, S., & Tyrer, P., & Waller, D.(2010). The Matisse study: A randomized trial of group art therapy for people with schizophrenia. BMC Psychiatry, 10: 65-73.

Gilroy, A. (2006). Art therapy, research… [END OF PREVIEW]

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