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Health Tip: Employing Art Therapy

(HealthDay News) -- Art therapy uses creative means to help express emotions and deal with mental and physical challenges.

The American Cancer Society says art therapy may be considered for:

  • Bone marrow transplants.

  • Eating disorders.

  • Various physical disabilities.

  • Emotional impairments in children.

  • Substance addiction.

  • Chronic illness.

  • Sexual abuse in young adulthood or childhood.

  • Caregiving for a loved one with cancer.

Online Medical Reviewer: Louise Akin, RN, BSN
Online Medical Reviewer: Daphne Pierce-Smith, RN, MSN, FNP, CCRC
Last Review Date: 2/3/2014
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