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Art Therapy for Chronic Pain: How Art Can Help With Pain

Art Therapy

Art therapy is not new. The use of art for its healing qualities had been used for centuries, and is connected with other fields such as psychology, anthropology, art history and psychiatry. Anthropologists suggest that art was used even during the prehistoric times in rituals that involved dance, music and visual imagery. Art therapy is now defined as a specific form of psychotherapy that uses art making as the primary form of communication and self expression...

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