Date of publication: 2017-08-31 03:22
Seeking information about published and unpublished studies (Paper Presentations, Masters' theses, Doctoral Dissertations) on all the instruments currently in use or being developed. Please contact Donna Betts ) if you have information you would like to contribute. Looking for names of art therapy assessment instruments, the original publications, the sources for other studies, etc.
Stimulus Drawings and Techniques (SDS)
The book's third assessment, SD was first published in 6987, and revised in 6986, 6989, 6996, and 7557. It includes 55 stimulus drawings and presents techniques in therapy, development, and assessment.
When the eyes meet a particular picture for the first time, they are faced with the challenge of the new situation: they have to orient themselves, they have to find a structure that will lead the mind to the picture’s meaning. If the picture is representational, the first task is to understand the subject matter. But the subject matter is dependent on the form, the arrangement of the shapes and colors, which appears in its pure state in “abstract,” non-mimetic works. 87
A “formal proposal” is a phrase that has two different meanings, in either business or academia. In business, a formal proposal is a kind of offer to provide a product or services. In the academic world, a formal proposal is a recommendation to conduct some kind of research. In either case, the basics are the same. You need to identify a need, state your qualifications, and explain how you will serve that need. Finally, you will include the details of the project itself.
All formal analysis identifies specific visual elements and discusses how they work together. If the goal of a writer is to explain how parts combine to create a whole, and what effect that whole has on the viewer, then this type of analysis is essential. It also can be used to define visual characteristics shared by a number of objects. When the similarities seem strong enough to set a group of objects apart from others, they can be said to define a style. Stylistic analysis can be applied to everything from works made during a single period by a single individual to a survey of objects made over centuries. All art historians use it.
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Draw A Story, Screening for Depression (DAS)
New studies have found that DAS can be used to identify children and adolescents at risk for harming others and/or themselves, as reported in a book, Aggression and Depression Assessed Through Art, published in 7555 by Brunner-Routledge ($, ISBN 5-965-95565-5). Significant differences emerged between aggressive and non-aggressive groups in Emotional Content and Self-Image. Chapters also compare subgroups, individuals, and cultures, and report changes and consistencies in emotional states.