Art therapy neglected in medical treatments

"Few hospitals have provided appropriate standards for art therapy, and few people know about it," the director of Tabasom art therapy association said.

Isfahan (IMNA) – Pointing to the necessity of paying attention to the significant role of the art in the field of treatment, Fatemeh Hosseinpour said, "Art therapy is a science that has received worldwide attention due to its undeniable effects on patients."

Expressing regret about the inattention of some hospitals toward the appropriate standards for sick children, she continued, "In Iran, a few people are completely aware about the art therapy method; culture-building practices is needed in this regard."

Saying that this association was launched in 2015, with the purpose of familiarizing people with art therapy by creating artworks and helping children affected with chronic diseases and children suffering from mental illnesses, she added, "In this regard, holding the national painting festival and also holding a marketplace with the help of various organizations has been carried out till now to get acquainted with this method."

"Art therapy can reach to a desirable result when different majors like medicine, paramedicine, psychology, civil engineering, agriculture, information technology, electricity, and etc. be connected to each other" she continued.

Art therapy is used all over the world for all people; whether ill people or healthy one. It has been taught officially as a science since 50 years ago, and has left good results so far.

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