Dance/movement therapy approaches to fostering resilience and recovery among African adolescent torture survivors

Harris, D. A. (2007). Dance/movement therapy approaches to fostering resilience and recovery among African adolescent torture survivors.Torture: Journal on Rehabilitation of Torture Victims and Prevention of Torture, 17(2): 134-155.

Dance/movement therapy (DMT) interventions, if designed to promote cultural relevance and community ownership, may enhance healing among African adolescent survivors of war and organised violence. The author posits a theoretical rationale for body movement-based approaches to psychosocial rehabilitation, and offers DMT’s holism as evidence of transcultural applicability.

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