The Effects of Art Therapy Techniques on Depression, Anxiety Levels and Quality of Life in the Adolescent with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: A Preliminary Study


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Basli E., ÖZMEN S., DEMİRCİ E., KENDİRCİ M., Tatli Z. U., KONDOLOT M.

ERCIYES MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.42, no.4, pp.431-435, 2020 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/etd.2020.45548
  • Journal Name: ERCIYES MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Academic Search Premier, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, Veterinary Science Database, Directory of Open Access Journals, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.431-435
  • Erciyes University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: The incidence of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (DM), which is one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood, is increasing all over the world and brings a series of physical, emotional, and social problems. In this study, we aimed to observe the effects of active expressionist art therapy techniques on depression, anxiety, quality of life and diabetes management in adolescents with Type 1 DM.