Visual Media as a Means of Psychological Therapy

Mataram, Sayid and Ardianto, Deny Tri (2020) Visual Media as a Means of Psychological Therapy. In: CONVASH 2019, 2 November 2019, Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia.

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Abstract

There are many cases of psychological disorders and one of the causes isthe sufferers’ high levels of stress. Fine art can be utilized as a therapeutic medium for psychological disorders by using media displayed either visually or audio-visually. This research was a qualitative phenomenological research that applied descriptive methods to review the role and variety of visual media in dealing with psychological problems. The range of visual media studied included illustrations, comics, films and interactive animation. The use of visual media results in benefits that improve resilience in people with psychological disorders. Resilience is an effort to relieve stress and harmonize the mind which will bring out the latent capacity of psychological disorder sufferers to overcome their psychological trauma and protect them from their mental disorders.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: media visual resilience traumatic healing therapies psychology
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2021 15:13
Last Modified: 07 Jun 2021 15:13
URI: https://eprints.eudl.eu/id/eprint/3721

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