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Exploring art therapy for PTSD

Exploring art therapy for PTSD

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The American Art Therapy Association and Family Practice News wrote about a small clinical trial at the Hampton (Va.) VA Medical Center, reportedly the first within VA to examine the benefits of art therapy for patients with PTSD.

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