Portland State University. Department of Psychology
Walter G. Klopfer
Date of Publication
Master of Science (M.S.) in Psychology
Art therapy, Older people
1 online resource (91 p.)
It was hypothesized that art therapy with the elderly would increase the quality of an informal life review and motivate them toward greater psychological well-being (life satisfaction). To test this hypothesis, 30 subjects between the ages of 61 and 83 were assigned to three experimental conditions: Art Therapy Group, Discussion Group, and Control Group.
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McGraw, Phyllis Laulainen, "Art therapy as a mechanism for increasing life satisfaction in later life" (1980). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 3048.