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Kreativt Gestaltande & Konstnärliga Terapier


Nedan är en förteckning med litteratur av blandat slag, med fokus på vetenskapliga artiklar. De berör såväl kliniskt arbete som forskning och bedömningsinstrument. Vi efterlyser avhandlingar, publicerade artiklar och pågående forskning av hög vetenskapliga kvalité som stödjer användandet av olika former av konstterapier. (SWE = svensk, H= ansett vara av högt vetenskapligt värde) * anger säkerställd förändring i studien.

APA Harvard systemet tillämpas där formatet för artiklar är: Författare, A. A., Författare, B. B., & Författare, C. C. (utgivningsår). Artikelns titel. Tidskriftens titel, volym(nummer), sidor. 

Aalbers, Sonja., Fusar-Poli, Laura., Freeman, Ruth E., Spreen, Marinus., Ket, Johannes C., Vink, Anna., Crawford, Mike., Chen, Xi-Jing, & Gold, Christian. (2017). Music therapy for depression. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews,11(11). https://doi-org.ezproxy.ub.gu.se/10.1002/14651858.CD004517.pub3

All-Party Parliamentary Group on Arts, Health and Wellbeing, (2017). Creative health: The arts for health and wellbeing. Inquiry Report

Ball, Barbara. (2002). Moments of change in the art therapy process. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 29(2), 79-92. 

Baxter, Holly., Berghofer, Julie., MacEwan, Lesa., Nelson, Judy., Peters, Kasi., & Roberts, Penny. (2007). The individualized music therapy assessment profile: IMTAP. Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley.

Beebe, Anya & W Gelfand, Erwin & Bender, Bruce. (2010). A Randomized Trial To Test The Effectiveness Of Art Therapy For Children With AsthmaThe Journal of allergy and clinical immunology.  

Bernardet, Ulysses., Fdili Alaoui, Sarah., Studd, Karen., Bradley, Karen., Pasquier, Phillipe., & Schiphorst, Thecia. (2019). Assessing the reliability of the Laban Movement Analysis system. PloS one14(6). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0218179

Betts, Donna. J. (2006). Art therapy assessments and rating instruments: Do they measure up? The Arts in Psychotherapy, 33(5), 422-434. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aip.2006.08.001

Blomdahl, C. (2017). Painting from Within - Developing and Evaluating a Manual-based Art therapy for Patients with Depression. Diss.,Institute of Health and Care Sciences, University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy (SWE)

Blomdahl, Christina, Wijk, Helle, Guregård, Suzanne, Rusner, Marie. (2018). Meeting oneself in inner dialogue: a manual-based Phenomenological Art Therapy as experienced by patients diagnosed with moderate to severe depression, The Arts in Psychotherapy, Volume 59, Pages 17-24. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aip.2017.08.006. (SWE)

Bojner Horwitz, E, Theorell, T, Anderberg, UM. (2003). Dance/movement therapy and changes in stressrelated hormones: a study of fibromyalgia patients with video-interpretation The Arts in Psychotherapy, 30:255–264. (SWE)

Bourne, Jane., Andersen-Warren, Madeline., & Hackett, Simon. (2018). A systematic review to investigate dramatherapy group work with working age adults who have a mental health problem. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 61, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aip.2018.08.001

Brooke S L. (1995). Art therapy: An approach to working with sexual abuse survivors. The Arts in Psychotherapy 22(5):447-66. * signifikant förbättring av självkänsla 

Broome ME, Maikler V, Kelber S, Bailey P, Lea G. An intervention to increase coping and reduce health care utilization for school-age children and adolescents with sickle cell disease. J Natl Black Nurses Assoc 2001;12(2):6-14. * förbättrad coping bland äldre barn, minskade vårdbesök i båda grupperna 

Bruscia, Kenneth. (1988). Standards for clinical assessment in the arts therapies. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 15(1), 5-10. https://doi.org/10.1016/0197-4556(88)90047-0

Bräuninger, Iris. (2012). Dance movement therapy group intervention in stress treatment: A randomized controlled trial (RCT). The Arts in Psychotherapy, 39(5), 443-450. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aip.2012.07.002

Buck, John (1949). The H-T-P technique. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 5, pp.37-74. https://doi-org.ezproxy.ub.gu.se/10.1002/1097-4679(194901)5:1<37::AID-JCLP2270050104>3.0.CO;2-9 

Burns, Robert. C. & Kaufman, Harvard S. (1970 / 1987). Kinetic Family Drawings (K-F-D): An Introduction to Understanding Children Through Kinetic Drawings. New York: Brunner/Mazel.

Chapman, L., Morabito, D., Ladakakos, C., Schreier, H. & Knudson, M..M. (2001). The effectiveness of art therapy interventions in reducing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in pediatric trauma patients. Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 18(2), 100-104. (H) 

Cohen, Barry M., Hammer, Jeffrey., & Singer, Shira. (1988). The Diagnostic Drawing Series (DDS): A systematic approach to art therapy evaluation and research. Arts in Psychotherapy15(1), 11–21. https://doi.org/10.1016/0197-4556(88)90048-2

Crawford, M.J., Killaspy, H., Barnes, T.R.E., Barrett, B., Byford, S., Clayton, K. & Waller, D. (2012). Group art therapy as an adjunctive treatment fo people with schizophrenia: Multicentre pragmatic randomised trial. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 344, 1–9.

Czamanski-Cohen, Johanna., & Weihs, Karen. (2016). The bodymind model: A platform for studying the mechanisms of change induced by art therapy. The Arts in Psychotherapy51, pp.63–71. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aip.2016.08.006

Davis, Martha., Lausberg, Hedda., Cruz, Robyn Flaum., Roskin Berger, Miriam., Dulicai, Diane. (2007). The Movement Psychodiagnostic Inventory. In S. C. Koch & S. Bender (Eds.), Movement Analysis: The legacy of Laban, Bartenieff, Lamb & Kestenberg. (pp. 119-129). Berlin, Germany: Logos Verlag. 

Deacon Sharon A., & Piercy Fred P. (2001). Qualitative Methods in Family Evaluation: Creative Assessment Techniques, The American Journal of Family Therapy, 29:5, 355-373, DOI: 10.1080/01926180127627

Duberg A. (2016). Dance intervention for adolescent girls with internalizing problems. Effects and experiences. Diss. Örebro Universitet. 

Dulicai, Diane. (1977). Nonverbal assessment of family systems: A preliminary study. Art Psychotherapy, 4(2), 55-62. https://doi.org/10.1016/0090-9092(77)90001-1

Dunphy, K., Mullane, S., & Jacobsson, M. (2013). The effectiveness of expressive arts therapies: A review of the literature. Melbourne: PACFA.  

Egberg Thyme, K., Sundin, E. C., Ståhlberg, G., Lindström, B., Eklöf, H., & Wiberg, B. (2007). The outcome of short-term psychodynamic art therapy compared to short-term psychodynamic verbal therapy for depressed women. Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, 21(3), 250-264. (SWE)

Egberg Thyme, Karin. (2008). What do you see? Studies on time-limited psychodynamic art psychotherapy. Diss. Umeå Universitet, Institutionen för Klinisk vetenskap.(SWE) 

Englund, B. (2004). Att skapa mening och identitet. I B. Englund (Ed.) Skapande och kroppsbaserade komplementära terapier. Lund: Studentlitteratur. 

Erkkilä, J, Punkanen, M, Fachner, J, Ala-Ruona, E, Pöntiö, I, Tervaniemi, M, et al. (2011). Individual music therapy for depression: randomised controlled trial. British Journal of Psychiatry, 199(2):132–9. (SWE)

Flaum Cruz, Robyn & Feder, Bernard. (2013). Feders´The Art and Science of Evaluation in the Arts Therapies. 2 ndedition. Springfield: Charles C Thomas Pub Ltd.

Gantt, Linda. & Tabone, Carmello. (1998). The formal elements art therapy scale: The rating manual. Morgantown, WV: Gargoyle Press. https://doi.org/10.1080/07421656.2009.10129372 

Geller, Jesse D (2018). Introduction: The transformative powers of aesthetic experiences in psychotherapy. Journal of Clinical Psychology. 74(2):200-207. https://doi-org.ezproxy.ub.gu.se/10.1002/jclp.22582

Gerge, A. (2016). Answering from the centre: Arts-based research for knowing more. Manuscript submitted for publication.(SWE)

Gerge, A., Wärja, M., & Pedersen, I.N. (2017). Using Aesthetic response, a poetic inquiry to expand knowing. Part II: Some theoretical perspectives on arts-based research. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy, 17(1), http://dx.doi.org/10.15845/voices.v17i1.913. (SWE)

Gilroy, A. (2006) Art Therapy, Research and Evidence-based Practice. London: SAGE Publications

Gilroy, A. (2012). What’s best for whom? Exploring the evidence base for assessment in art therapy. In A. Gilroy, R. Tipple, & C. Brown (Eds.), Assessment in art therapy (pp. 11-27). New York, NY: Routledge 

Goodenough, Florence. (1926). Measurement of intelligence by drawings. New York: World Book Co.

Grape Viding, C, Osika W, Theorell, T, Kowalski, J, Hallqvist, J, Bojner Horwitz, E. (2015) ”The Culture Palette” – a randomized intervention study for women with burnout symptoms in Sweden. British Journal of Med ical Practitioners, 8(2):a813

Graves-Alcorn, Sandra., & Kagin, Christa. (2017). Implementing the Expressive Therapies Continuum - a guide for clinical practice. New York: Routledge.  

Greaves, A.E, Camic, P.M, Maltby, M, Richardson, K & Mylläri, L (2012). A multiple single case design study of group therapeutic puppetry with people with severe mental illness. The Arts in Psychotherapy, Sep 2012, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p.251-261.

Gussak, D. (2009). The effects of art therapy on male and female inmates: Advancing the research base. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 36(1),5–12.

Haeyen, Van Hooren, Van Der Veld, & Hutschemaekers. (2018). Promoting mental health versus reducing mental illness in art therapy with patients with personality disorders: A quantitative study. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 58, 11-16.

Haeyen, S., Susan van Hooren, S., Hutschemaekers, F D. & G. (2018) Development of an art-therapy intervention for patients with personality disorders: an intervention mapping study, International Journal of Art Therapy, 23:3, 125-135. 

Hagelthorn, C. (2016). Psychotherapy with Traumatised Refugees: Healing Trauma. 
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Hane-Weijman, Pia (2013). Bildterapi inom palliativ vård - bildterapins betydelse för patienter och deras anhöriga på ett hospice. Socialmedicinsk tidskrift, 1, 117-125. (SWE)

Hertrampf, Ruth., & Wärja, Margareta. (2017). The effect of creative arts therapy and arts medicine on psychological outcomes in women with breast or gynecological cancer: A systematic review of arts-based interventions. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 56, 93-110. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aip.2017.08.001

Hinz, Lisa. (2020). Expressive Therapies Continuum - A Framework for Using Art in Therapy. 2 nd edition. New York: Taylor & Francis Group. 

Hinz, Lisa. (2008). Walking the Line between Passion and caution in Art Therapy: Using the Expressive Therapies Continuum to Avoid Therapist Errors. Art Therapy, 25:1, 38-40. https://doi-org.ezproxy.ub.gu.se/10.1080/07421656.2008.10129352

Holmqvist, Gärd., Roxberg, Åsa., Larsson, Ingrid., & Lundqvist-Persson, Cristina. (2019) Expressions of vitality affects and basic affects during art therapy and their meaning for inner change, International Journal of Art Therapy, 24:1, 30-39. https://doi.org/10.1080/17454832.2018.1480639

Holmqvist, G., Jormfeldt, H., Larsson, I. & Lundqvist Persson, C. (2017). Women’s experiences of change through art therapy. Arts and Health, 9(3), 199-212. (SWE)

Holmqvist, G., Roxberg, Å., Larsson, I. & Lundqvist-Persson, C. (2017). What art therapists consider to be patients´ inner change and how it may appear during art therapy. The Arts in psychotherapy, 56, 45-52.

Holmqvist, G. (2018). Bildterapi – en väg till inre förändring och förbättrad hälsa. Diss. Halmstad: Halmstad University Press. (SWE)

Horovitz-Darby, Ellen G. (1987). Diagnosis and Assessment: Impact on Art Therapy. Art Therapy – Journal of the American Art Therapy Associationvol 4: issue 3, pp.127-137. https://doi.org/10.1080/07421656.1987.10758711

Irwin, Eleanor C., & Elaine S. Malloy. (1975). Family Puppet Interview. Family Process 14.2 (1975): 179-91.  https://doi-org.ezproxy.ub.gu.se/10.1111/j.1545-5300.1975.00179.x

Isaksson, Cristine & Norlén, Ann-Katrin & Englund, Birgitta & Lindqvist, Rafael. (2009). Changes in self-image as seen in tree paintings. The Arts in Psychotherapy. 36. 304-312. 10.1016/j.aip.2009.07.004. (SWE) 

Kagin, Sandra., Lusebrink, Vija Bergs. (1978). The expressive therapies continuum. Art Psychotherapy, 5, 171-180. https://doi.org/10.1016/0090-9092(78)90031-5

Kapitan, Lynn. (2017). Introduction to art therapy research. Routledge.

Kaplan, Deborah E. (1995). Creating a frame: Object relations theory and the expressive therapies continuum. Pratt Institute Creative Arts Therapy Review, 16, 17-22

Karkou, Vicky., Aithal, Supritha., Zubala, Ania., & Meekums, Bonnie. (2019). Effectiveness of Dance Movement Therapy in the Treatment of Adults With Depression: A Systematic Review With Meta-Analyses. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, 936. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00936

Knill, Paolo J., Levine, Ellen G., Levine, Stephen K (2005). Principles and Practice of Expressive Arts Therapy. Toward a Therapeutic Aesthetics. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Knill, P. (1994). Multiplicity as a tradition: Theories for interdisciplinary arts therapies – an overview. The Arts in Psychotherapy. 21(5),  319-328. 

Kwiatkowska, Hanna Y. (1967). Family Art Therapy. Family Process, 6(1), 37-55. https://doi-org.ezproxy.ub.gu.se/10.1111/j.1545-5300.1967.00037.x

Kwiatkowska, Hanna Y. (2001). Family art therapy: Experiments with a new technique. American Journal of Art Therapy, 40(1), 27.

 Kwiatkowska, Hanna Y. (1978). Family therapy and evaluation through art. Springfield, IL: Thomas.

Körlin, D. (2005). Creative arts therapies in psychiatry: A clinical application of the Bonny method of guided imagery and music and creative arts groups. (PhD), Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm. 

Laban, Rudolf, & Lawrence, Fredrick Charles. (1947). Effort. London: MacDonald and Evans.

Lahad, Mooli. (1992). Story-making in assessment method for coping with stress. In S. Jennings (Ed.), Dramatherapy: Theory and practice 2 (pp. 150–163). London: Routledge. 

Landgarten, Helen B. (1987). Family art psychotherapy. New York: Brunner/Mazel. 

Landy, Robert., Bree, Luck., Conner, Erin., & Mcmullian. Sara. (2003) Role Profiles: A Drama Therapy Assessment Instrument." The Arts in Psychotherapy 30.3 (2003): 151-61. 

Levine, Ellen G., & Levine, Stephen K. (2011). Art in action: Expressive Arts Therapy and Social change. Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley. 

Loman, Susan., & Merman, Hillary. (1996). The KMP: A tool for dance/movement therapy. American Journal of Dance Therapy18(1), pp.29–52. https://doi-org.ezproxy.ub.gu.se/10.1007/BF02360220

Lusebrink, Vija Bergs. (1991). A systems oriented approach to the expressive therapies: The expressive therapies continuum. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 18(5), 395-403. https://doi.org/10.1016/0197-4556(91)90051-B

Lusebrink, Vija Bergs. (2004). Art Therapy and the Brain: An Attempt to Understand the Underlying Processes of Art Expression in Therapy. Art Therapy Journal of the American Art Therapy Assoc, 21(3), 125-135. https://doi-org.ezproxy.ub.gu.se/10.1080/07421656.2004.10129496

Lusebrink, Vija Bergs. (2010). Assessment and Therapeutic Application of the Expressive Therapies Continuum: Implications for Brain Structures and Functions. Art Therapy,27(4), 168-177. https://doi org.ezproxy.ub.gu.se/10.1080/07421656.2010.10129380

Lusebrink, Vija. (2014). Art therapy and the neural basis of imagery: Another possible view. Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 31(2), 87–90. https://doi-org.ezproxy.ub.gu.se/10.1080/07421656.2014.903828

Lusebrink, Vija., & Hinz, Lisa. (2016). The expressive therapies continuum as a framework in the treatment of trauma. In J. King (Ed.), Art therapy, trauma and neuroscience: Theoretical and practical perspectives (pp. 42–66). London: Routledge.

Lusebrink, Vija Bergs., Mārtinsone, Kristine., Dzilna-Šilova, Ilze. (2013). The Expressive Therapies Continuum (ETC): Interdisciplinary bases of the ETC. International Journal of Art Therapy. 18 (2): 75–85. https://doi-org.ezproxy.ub.gu.se/10.1080/17454832.2012.713370

Lyshak-Stelzer, F., Singer, P., St. John, P. & Chemtob, C.M. (2007). Art therapy for adolescents with post traumatic stress disorder symptoms: A pilot study. Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 24(4), 163-169. (H)

Magee, Wendy., Siegert Richard., Daveson Barbara., Lenton-Smith Gemma., & Taylor Steve. (2014). Music Therapy Assessment Tool for Awareness in Disorders of Consciousness (MATADOC): Standardisation of the principal subscale to assess awareness in patients with disorders of consciousness. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 24(1), 101–24. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2017.08.270

Malchiodi, Cathy A. (2003). Expressive arts therapy and multimodal approaches. In C. A. Malchiodi (Ed.), Handbook of art therapy; handbook of art therapypp. 106-117, Chapter xvii. The Guilford Press, New York, NY.

Malchiodi, Cathy A. (Ed.) (2005). Expressive therapies. New York: Guilford Press. 

Malchiodi, Cathy A. (2012). A brief overview of art-based assessments. In Handbook of art therapy by Malchiodi (Ed.), p. 435-445, New York, US: Guilford Press. 

Malhotra, Bani. (2019). Art Therapy With Puppet Making to Promote Emotional Empathy for an Adolescent With Autism. Art Therapy, 36(4), 183-191. https://doi-org.ezproxy.ub.gu.se/10.1080/07421656.2019.1645500

Maujean, A., Pepping, C.A. & Kendall, E. (2014) A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Studies of Art Therapy, Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 31:1, 37-44. 

McNiff, S. (1998). Art-based research. London. Jessica Kingsley. 

Meyer DeMott, Melinda A., Jakobsen, Marianne., Wentzel‐Larsen, Tore., and Heir, Trond. (2017). A Controlled Early Group Intervention Study for Unaccompanied Minors: Can Expressive Arts Alleviate Symptoms of Trauma and Enhance Life Satisfaction?" Scandinavian Journal of Psychology 58(6), 510-18. https://doi-org.ezproxy.ub.gu.se/10.1111/sjop.12395

Miller, Caroline. (Ed) (2014) Assessment and outcomes in the Arts therapies. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.  

Monti, D. A., Peterson, C., Shakin Kunkel, E. J., Hauck, W. W., Pequignot, E., Rhodes, L., et al. (2006). A randomized, controlled trial of mindfulness-based art therapy (MBAT) for women with breast cancer. Psycho-Oncology, 15, 363-373. 

Neale, Elizabeth Leigh., & Rosal, Marcia L. (1993). What can art therapists learn from the research on projective drawing techniques for children? A review of the literature. The Arts in Psychotherapy20, 37–49. https://doi.org/10.1016/0197-4556(93)90030-6

Patterson, Sue & Borschmann, Rohan & Waller, Diane. (2013). Considering referral to art therapy: Responses to referral and experiences of participants in a randomized controlled trial. International Journal of Art Therapy. 18. 2-9. 10.1080/17454832.2012.738425. 

Pénzes, Ingrid., Van Hooren, Susan., Dokter, Ditty., Smeijsters, Henk., & Hutschemaekers, Giel. (2014). Material interaction in art therapy assessment. The Arts in Psychotherapy41(5), 484-492. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aip.2014.08.003

Pendzik, Susana. (2003). Six keys for assessment in drama therapy. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 30(2), 91-99. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0197-4556(03)00024-8

Poikonen, H. (2018). Dance on Cortex - ERPs and Phase Synchrony in Dancers and Musicians During a Contemporary Dance Piece. University of Helsinki, Finland. Dissertation. 

Pylvänäinen, Päivi. (2018) Dance Movement Therapy in the Treatment of Depression Change in Body Image and Mood - A Clinical Practice Based Study. University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Dissertation.

Pylvänäinen, Päivi., & Lappalainen, Raimo. (2018). Change in body image among depressed adult outpatients after a dance movement therapy group treatment. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 59, 34-45. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aip.2017.10.006

Rankanen, Mimmu. (2011). The space between art experiences and reflective understanding in therapy. In C. Lapoujade, M. Ross, & S. Scoble (Eds.), Art therapies and the space between, pp.66-83. ECArTE. University of Plymouth Press.

Robbins, Arthur. (1994). A Multi-Modal Approach to Creative Art Therapy. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.  

Ruddy, R. &  Milnes, D. (2005). Art therapy for schizophrenia or schizophrenia-like illnesses. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2005, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD003728. Spermon, D., Gibney, P., & Darlington, Y. (2009). Complex Trauma, Dissociation, and the Use of Symbolism in Therapy. Journal of Trauma and Dissociation, 10 (4) 436-450.

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Schaverien, J., (2000). The triangular relationship and the aesthetic countertransference in analytic art psychotherapy. In A. Gilroy, and G. Mc Neilly, (eds). The Changing Shape of Art Therapy (pp. 55-84). London: Jessica Kingsley Publisher Ltd.

Schumacher, Karin., & Calvet-Kruppa, Claudine. (1999). The “AQR” – an Analysis System to Evaluate the Quality of Relationship during Music Therapy, Nordisk Tidsskrift for Musikkterapi, 8:2, 188-191, DOI: 10.1080/08098139909477974

Schwartz, Karen M. (2018). Making unformulated experience real through painting: Painting and psychoanalytic psychotherapy practice as two ways of making sense. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 74(2):239-248. 

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Springham, Neil. (2016). Description as social construction in UK art therapy research. International Journal of Art Therapy: Inscape, 21(3), pp. 104-115. https://doi-org.ezproxy.ub.gu.se/10.1080/17454832.2016.1220399

Strassel, Juliane., Cherkin, Daniel., Steuten, Lotte., Sherman, Karen., & Vrijhoef, Hubertus (2011). A Systematic Review of the Evidence for the Effectiveness of Dance Therapy. Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, 17(3), 50-9. 

Svensk, A. C., Öster, I., Thyme, K. E., Magnusson, E., Sjödin, M., Eisemann, M. & Lindh, J. (2009). Art therapy improves experienced quality of life among women undergoing treatment for breast cancer: A randomized controlled study. European Journal of Cancer Care, 18(1), 69–77. (SWE) * förbättrad total livskvalite och generell hälsa

Theorell, Töres. (2017). Kulturens hälsa för patientens hälsa. Socialmedicinsk tidskrift, 94(2): 167-176. (SWE)  

Theorell, Töres. (Ed.) (1998). När orden inte räcker. Läkning av psykosomatisk sjukdom genom terapeutiskt arbete med musik, dans, bild och psykodrama. Stockholm: Natur och Kultur. 

Theorell, T, Konarski K, Westerlund, H, Burell, A-M, Engström, R, Lagercrantz, A-M, Teszary J, Thulin, K. (1998). Treatment of patients with chronic somatic symptoms by means of art psychotherapy - a process description. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 1998a. 67:50-56. 

Thyme, K. E., Sundin, E. C., Wiberg, B., Öster, I., Åström, S., & Lindh, J. (2009). Individual brief art therapy can be helpful for women with breast cancer: A randomized controlled clinical study. Palliative and Supportive Care,7(1), 87–95. (SWE, H) * signifikant lägre skattningar av depression, oro och somatiska symtom samt generella symtom

Thyme, Karin Egberg., Sundin, Eva C., Ståhlberg, Gustaf., Lindström, Birgit., Eklöf, Hanna., & Wiberg, Britt. (2007). The outcome of short-term psychodynamic art therapy compared to short-term psychodynamic verbal therapy for depressed women. Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy21(3), 250-264. https://doi-org.ezproxy.ub.gu.se/10.1080/02668730701535610

 Uggla, Lena., Bonde, Lars Ole., Svahn, Britt-Marie., Remberger, Mats., Wrangsjö, Björn., Gustafsson, Britt. (2016). Music therapy can lower the heart rates of severely sick children. Acta Paediatrics105(10), 1225-30. https://doi-org.ezproxy.ub.gu.se/10.1111/apa.13452 (SWE)

Wärja, M., & Bonde, L.O. (2014). Music as co-therapist: Towards a taxonomy of music in therapeutic music and imagery work. Music and Medicine, 6(2), 16-27. (SWE)Öster, Inger. (2007) Bildterapi vid bröstcancer: kvinnors berättelse i ord och bild. Diss. Umeå Universitet, Institutionen för omvårdnad. (SWE) 

Öster, I., Svensk, A.C., Magnusson, E., Thyme, K.E., Sjödin, M., Åström, S., et al. (2006). Art therapy improves coping resources: A randomized, controlled study among women with breast cancer. Palliative and Supportive Care,4(1), 57–64. (SWE, H) * signifikant bättre coping-resurser