Mental Health, Psychiatry and the Arts: A Teaching Handbook

“The authors of this wonderful handbook provide a convincing argument that the arts are good for what ails us.” 

This teaching handbook has been edited by Victoria Tischler. The publishers say:

“This comprehensive book explores how visual art, cinema, music, poetry, literature and drama can inform the teaching and practice of psychiatrists and mental health professionals. Edited and written by a team of expert practitioners, teachers and researchers, including both clinicians and users of mental health services, this comprehensive book will provide valuable insights for undergraduate and postgraduate educators with teaching responsibilities in psychiatry and mental health.

Students of the medical humanities, art, music and drama therapists, and educators in occupational therapy and psychology will also find this a valuable and insightful handbook. The authors of this wonderful handbook provide a convincing argument that the arts are good for what ails us. They have each used a preferred artistic medium to deepen personal reflection and to enhance their own creativity as physicians, teachers and therapists …”

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Mental Health, Psychiatry and the Arts: A Teaching Handbook
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