Issue №6-94, 2019

Art-psychotherapy in women after mastectomy for breast cancer

1 Gigineishvili G.R., 1 Kotenko N.V., 1 Lanberg O.A.

1 National Medical Research Center of Rehabilitation and Balneology, Moscow, Russia


The aim of the study was to identify coping strategies, the level of anxiety and depressive disorders in assessing the effectivenessof art therapy with the creative expression of women after mastectomy for breast cancer in various rehabilitationperiods. In both groups of women there were identical coping strategies for coping with stress; flight-avoidance is the leadingnegative coping. Art therapy was effective in both groups of studies on indicators of situational anxiety, copying resources.

KEYWORDS: coping behavior, coping strategies, coping resources, reactive and personal anxiety, depression, integrative multimodal therapy with creative expression, expressive therapy, art psychotherapy, creative art therapy.


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This is an open article under the CC BY 4.0 license. Published by the National Medical Research Center for Rehabilitation and Balneology.

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