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Title Art therapy and clinical neuroscience / edited by Noah Hass-Cohen and Richard Carr
Published London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (335 pages) : illustrations
Contents FRONT COVER; Art Therapy and Clinical Neuroscience; Contents; FOREWORD; Introduction; Part 1: The Framework; 1 Partnering of Art Therapy and Clinical Neuroscie; 2 Sensory Processes and Responses; 3 The Cortex: Regulation of Sensory and Emotional Experience; 4 Neurotransmitters, Neuromodulators and Hormones: Putting It All Together; 5 Visual System in Action; 6 The Stress Response and Adaptation Theory; Part II: The Ideas; 7 The Neurobiology of Relatedness: Attachment; 8 The Influence of Attention Deficit Problems; 9 Memory and Art; 10 Couples Art Therapy: Gender Differences in Neuroscience
Summary Art Therapy and Clinical Neuroscience offers an authoritative introductory account of the latest developments in neuroscience and its impact on art therapy theory and practice. Contributors explore the complex relationship between art and creativity and neurological functions such as stress response, immune functioning, child developmental phases, gender difference, the processing of imagery, attachment, and trauma. It deciphers neuroscientific language and theory and provides concrete applications for art therapy practice and interventions. This book is essential reading for art therapists, e
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Art therapy.
Neurosciences.
Art Therapy.
Brain -- physiology.
Mind-Body Relations, Metaphysical -- physiology.
Neurosciences -- methods.
Psychophysiology -- methods.
Genre/Form Computer network resources
Form Electronic book
Author Carr, Richard, Psy.D.
Hass-Cohen, Noah.
LC no. 2008002230
ISBN 1846428394 (electronic bk.)
9781846428395 (electronic bk.)