Aggression and depression assessed through art :

Aggression and depression assessed through art : using Draw-a-story to identify children and adolescents at risk / - New York : Brunner-Routledge, 2005. - xxii, 203 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-195) and index.

Previous studies of aggression, depression, and the role of art -- Draw-a-story, screening for depression -- The pilot study -- Rating scales used in the current studies -- Response drawings and histories of aggressive students / Cheryl Earwood [and others] -- Comparing aggressive and control groups, subgroups, and individuals -- Changes and consistencies in the emotional states of aggressive and/or depressed students / Melinda Fedorko and Linda Montanari -- Cultural differences and similarities / Alexander Kopytin, Helen Svistovskaya, and Vlada Sventskaya.

Describes a technique that can help identify teens and children who are a danger to themselves or others, explaining an art assessment test--Draw-A-Story--which allows individuals to express emotions that are difficult to verbalize, and providing the procedures to administer the test with illustrated case examples.

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Aggressiveness in children--Testing.
Aggressiveness in adolescence--Testing.
Depression in children--Testing.
Depression in adolescence--Testing.
Projective techniques for children.
Art therapy for children.
Projective Techniques.
Art Therapy--methods.
Depressive Disorder--diagnosis.
Risk Assessment.

RJ506.A35 / A355 2005

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