Art therapy for “post-traumatic stress disorder: PTSD” In veterans

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Ophascharas Nandawan


The research on art therapy for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: PTSD in veterans aimed to find out 1) Art therapy for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: PTSD in veterans, and 2) the confirmation of art therapy for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: PTSD in veterans. This research was qualitative research. The units of analysis were the veteran patients who suffered from PTSD and was also cured in the veterans’ hospital. There were 4 stages of this research: 1) Study emotional and behavior of veterans with an in-depth interview, 2) constructed the tool for art therapy, 3) collecting the data from 40 veterans who supported PTSD, and 4) analyzing the data and make a conclusion. The findings of this study were as follows:  1) The therapy of PTSD in veterans was the process of perceiving on their upset and unhappiness in their mind which means those suffering were the root of their sickness. In the interview process, the interviewer had to give positive thinking whereas the art therapy covered on. The veterans were able to open their mind, come out with creative thinking through artwork. They fill happy with their work on art. They also learn on new idea and reduce their suffering in their mind. It’s also make them appreciated in their life. 2) The confirmation on art therapy for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: PTSD in veterans was accuracy, appropriately, possibility, and utility where the 100% of respondents were satisfied at night level.

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