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Mural art therapy for young offenders hospitalised with a mental illness

George, O.; Kasinathan, J.


OBJECTIVE To describe a mural art therapy project completed within an adolescent unit of a secure forensic psychiatric hospital. METHOD The planning, implementation and consecutive stages of the mural art therapy project are described. Pertinent themes are identified. RESULTS A cohort of adolescent forensic inpatients was engaged in a group therapeutic process involving collaboration, design and the completion of an art mural. The participants generally approved of the project and identified...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Australasian Psychiatry
DOI: 10.1177/1039856214563852


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