Background: Depression is a common health problem among the elderly. If it is untreated, depression could cause long-term adverse effects on lives of individuals and families. If further assistance is provided, it will be beneficial to the elderly, wherein psychotherapy is a choice. As art therapy is a form of psychotherapy, art is a therapy tool for rehabilitation to improve emotion and mind, and to relieve the anxiety and sadness, and it is a choice for reducing depression among the elderly.
Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University
Intamuen, N and Suppapitiporn, S.
"Effect of therapeutic arts in the elderly with mild to moderate depression,"
Chulalongkorn Medical Journal: Vol. 57:
6, Article 7.
Available at: https://digital.car.chula.ac.th/clmjournal/vol57/iss6/7