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Therapeutic Recreation in Finland

Therapeutic Recreation in Finland. This article will introduce therapeutic recreation (TR) in Finland. After introducing the country briefly, the history of TR and the history of TR education in Finland is introduced. Using different crafts as TR facilitation method have had and still have an important role in TR and TR education. A brief introduction […]

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Images of Loneliness: Using Art as an Educational Method in Professional Training

Images of Loneliness: Using Art as an Educational Method in Professional Training. This peer reviwed article states that viewing art and discussing perceptions of loneliness or suffering was an effective method to help healthcare professionals develop empathy in the elderly care. By Lisbeth Blomqvist, Kaisu Pitkala, Pirkko Routasalo, The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, […]

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Undertaking an Art Survey to Compare Patient Versus Student Art Preferences

Undertaking an Art Survey to Compare Patient Versus Student Art Preferences. Nanda, Upali; Eisen, Sarajane L; Baladandayuthapani, Veerabhadran. Environment and Behavior. Vol.40(2), Mar 2008, pp. 269-301. Peer Reviewed Journal: 2008-03129-007. There is a growing body of evidence on using art as a positive distraction to improve health outcomes. However, there is little research on art […]

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Work of art dialogues: An educational technique by which students discover personal knowledge of empathy

Work of art dialogues: An educational technique by which students discover personal knowledge of empathy An article by PhD Britt-Maj Wikström, International Journal of Nursing Practice, 2008. The article is a reference in the book ”Kultur för hälsa, en exempelsamling från forskning och praktik” published by Statens Folkhälsoinstitut.

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Psychophysiological effects of stimulation with pictures of works of art in old age

Psychophysiological effects of stimulation with pictures of works of art in old age The article is a reference in the book ”Kultur för hälsa, en exempelsamling från forskning och praktik” published by Statens Folkhälsoinstitut. The article is published in International journal of psychosomatics official publication of the International Psychosomatics Institute (1992) 39; 1-4, p 68-75. […]

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Medical health and emotional effects of art stimulation in old age. A controlled intervention study concerning the effects of visual stimulation provided in the form of pictures

Medical health and emotional effects of art stimulation in old age. A controlled intervention study concerning the effects of visual stimulation provided in the form of pictures The article is a reference in the book ”Kultur för hälsa, en exempelsamling från forskning och praktik” published by Statens Folkhälsoinstitut.

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