Analysis of Subjective Experiences Perceived in Calligraphic Practice

서예 활동에서 인식된 주관적 경험 분석

  • Cho, Gyu-Nam (Dept. of Alternative Medicine, Graduate School of Alternative Medicine, Jeonju University) ;
  • Park, Soon-Kwon (Major in Alternative Medicine, College of Medical Sciences, Jeonju University)
  • 조규남 (전주대학교 대체의학대학원 대체의학과) ;
  • 박순권 (전주대학교 의과학대학 대체의학전공)
  • Received : 2016.07.02
  • Accepted : 2016.08.20
  • Published : 2016.08.28


The survey is designed to provide fundamental data for assessing effects of calligraphy therapy program. An opened questionnaire asking psychological and physical experiences (3 advantages and 3 disadvantages) was given to 150 persons practicing calligraphy. Collected data were categorized into 10 psychological advantages (435 items), 6 psychological disadvantages (129 items), 9 physical advantages (302 items), and 7 physical disadvantages (150 items). Those subjective experiences were multidisciplinarily interpreted in terms of the mental and physical health and the humanistic education. A new structured assessing tool which will be developed based on the findings from the study may contribute in activating the calligraphy therapy program.


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