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Health Tip: Employing Art Therapy
It may help people with physical and mental challenges

By Diana Kohnle

(HealthDay News) -- Art therapy uses creative means to help express emotions and deal with mental and physical challenges.

The American Cancer Society says art therapy may be considered for:

  • Bone marrow transplants.
  • Eating disorders.
  • Various physical disabilities.
  • Emotional impairments in children.
  • Substance addiction.
  • Chronic illness.
  • Sexual abuse in young adulthood or childhood.
  • Caregiving for a loved one with cancer.

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