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Journal of Poetry Therapy

, Volume 7, Issue 1, pp 21–44 | Cite as

For Every Season … Art and Poetry Therapy with Terminally Ill Patients

  • Diane Hodges
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Abstract

A program using art and poetry therapy with terminally ill patients is described in this paper The creative writings of two patients are presented. Discussion and implications for practice conclude the paper.

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© Human Sciences Press, Inc. 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Diane Hodges
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  1. 1.Grady Memorial Hospice Program/Evergreen ProgramPowellUSA

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