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.

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)
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/19403
Subjects Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Education
Current > FOR Classification > 1103 Clinical Sciences
Current > FOR Classification > 1104 Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Keywords memory loss, art therapy, art activity, colour, wellbeing alternative therapy, complementary medicine, Melbourne, Australia
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