Poetry programs in mental hospitals
Journal/Book: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care. 1975; 8: 17-18.
Abstract: Proposes the use of poetry in mental hospitals, as music, dance, painting, and crafts are already used. The specific benefits of reading, writing, and discussing poetry are mentioned, and some necessary attitudes and methods of the poetry therapist are indicated.
Note: poetry as therapeutic technique in mental hospitals
Keyword(s): Poetry ; psychotherapeutic techniques; psychiatric hospitals