An effect of the group art-therapy on abused children's depression, anxiety, self image -Children's Art Therapy Department of complex convergence perspective

집단 미술치료가 피학대 아동의 우울 및 불안, 자기상에 미치는 영향 -아동학과 미술치료학의 융복합적관점

  • Lee, Sug-Min (Wonkwang university Graduate School of Health and Complementary Medicine) ;
  • Song, Soon (Wonkwang university Department of Family and Child welfare)
  • 이숙민 (원광대학교 보건보완대학원) ;
  • 송순 (원광대학교 가정아동복지학과)
  • Received : 2015.10.27
  • Accepted : 2015.12.20
  • Published : 2015.12.28


It was conducted to investigate effects of the group art-therapy for abused children with depressed, anxiety, negative self image. The subjects were 4 children at OOcity OOgroup home. They lived at group home for 4years 5months with any treatment. Group art therapy had been conducted once a week from Sept. 2013 through Aug. 2014. There were 48sessions and each session lasted 60 minute. To verify the effects of Group art therapy(art activity, works & contents), researchers recorded the subjects' emotional reactions, attitudes, behaviors with the therapeutic purpose in each session and measured CDI, STAIC(TAIC, SAIC), Self-IQYA Korean version Inventory for validity. Pre test(Aug. 2013) & post-test(Aug. 2014) were executed. To do a sum of test reliability, the SPSS 21.0 program is used. The results were: firstly, abused children expressed their emotional state in the works, they changed behaviors and improved relations with friends. Secondly, the score of depression & anxiety in the post_test was lower than in pre_test. Thirdly, the score of self-image in the post_test was higher than in pre_test. Depression & anxiety were reduced and self image changed positively. Exactly, they reduced impulsive act and maintained friendly relationships. Fosterer understood well the children so she would reduce difficulty.


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