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BipolART : art and bipolar disorder : a personal perspective

Author: D N Wheatley
Publisher: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2012.
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Written with disarming honesty by a long-term sufferer of bipolar disorder, with more than half a century's experience of intervention and treatment, this highly personal volume traces the effectiveness of a therapy modality for mental illness that has gained much ground in the past two decades: art. The author began to use art, and in particular doodling, from 1998 as a way of externalizing his feelings. Its  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Personal Narratives
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: D N Wheatley
ISBN: 9789400748729 9400748728 9789400748712 940074871X
OCLC Number: 817562201
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Prologue--By way of an introduction --
Doodles--From the beginning --
Drawing doodles --
Development of the doodle --
A biological journey --
Reality--Drawings from life --
A short musical interlude --
Abstract art--A mind roaming free --
Humour--A means of relief --
Goaded by geometry --
Epilogue: art, creativity and bipolar disorder.
Other Titles: Art and bipolar disorder
Responsibility: Denys N. Wheatley.
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Suitable to psychologists and psychiatrists among the wider medical profession as well as people suffering from any form of bipolar disorder whatever the severity, this title traces the effectiveness  Read more...

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April 17, 2013 BipolART - Art and Bipolar Disorder: A Personal Perspective by Denys N Wheatley This is a book of exquisite artwork. The text is fascinating , but doodles, drawings and paintings are Read more...

 
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