Art Therapy for Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias

  • Alzheimer’s Disease
    • Engages attention, provides pleasure, and improves behaviour 
    • Enhances self esteem and communication
    • Reduces anxiety, agitation and depression 
  • Art Appreciation 
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      • Found that both caregivers and patients reported improved mood both during sessions and for days afterwards 

Citation: Chancellor, B., Duncan, A., & Chatterjee, A. (2014). Art therapy for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 39(1), 1-11

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