The Effect of the Group Art Therapy using Recall on the Quality of Life and Emotion of the Elderly with Mild Dementia in Day Care Center

회상요법을 적용한 집단미술치료가 주간보호시설 경증치매노인의 삶의 질과 정서에 미치는 영향

  • Received : 2016.06.07
  • Accepted : 2016.07.20
  • Published : 2016.07.31


This study analyzed effect of the group art therapy with recall on the quality of life and emotion of the elderly with mild dementia in day care center. The study objects were the elderly from 75 to 96 years old and MMSE-K grade were 15-23 points with mild dementia in Jeollabuk-do day care center. The experimental group was treated group art therapy for 6 months, once a week, 60 minutes, total 30 times and the control group was treated none at the same duration. The study results had implications that group art therapy using recall method helped the elderly with mild dementia in day care center by actively embracing their life and expressing more stable emotion to get along their life.


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