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The relationship between art and wellbeing in individuals living with dementia

McAdam, Julie Gross (2012) The relationship between art and wellbeing in individuals living with dementia. PhD thesis, Victoria University.

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Abstract

This thesis brings together existing and new research relating to the relationship between art, dementia and wellbeing. The thesis outlines the history of the rise of the non-pharmacological intervention movement over the last twenty years and profiles the work of influential figures who have promoted a person-centred approach to dementia care.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD thesis)
Uncontrolled Keywords: memory loss, art therapy, art activity, colour, wellbeing alternative therapy, complementary medicine, Melbourne, Australia
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Education
FOR Classification > 1103 Clinical Sciences
FOR Classification > 1104 Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Depositing User: VU Library
Date Deposited: 18 May 2012 01:59
Last Modified: 23 May 2013 16:58
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/19403
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