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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Arte terapia

Art therapy (… THAYR-uh-pee)
Treatment that uses the making of art and the response to art to improve one’s physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Art therapy is sometimes used together with psychotherapy (talk therapy).

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.