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The Challenge of Definition and Moving Creative Arts Therapy Research Forward

Timothy W. Puetz, PhD, MPH1; Christopher A. Morley, MPH2; Matthew P. Herring, PhD3
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1Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
2The ArtReach Foundation Inc, Atlanta, Georgia
3Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham
JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(22):2094-2095. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.10494.
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To the Editor Bradt and Goodill1 rightfully raise the issue of a definition of creative arts therapy (CAT). The definition continues to be disputed in the CAT community.24 Although the purpose of our study5 was not to define CAT, the issue of definition was addressed by our group in consort with CAT therapists during review preparation.


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