This article "Effects of a creative expression intervention on emotions, communication, and quality of life in persons with dementia" published in the journal Nursing Research reports the results of research that examined the effects of a storytelling program called TimeSlips on the neuropsychiatric symptoms and emotional well-being of patients with dementia. The study found a sustained and significant increase in positive affect, communication skills and interpersonal interactions through participation in this program.
About CrAzYToWn: How do you know that nice, helpful guy in the next cubicle is a psychopath? You don’t. Some people can lie better than the rest of us can tell the truth. In Crazytown, real-life therapist/performer Jude Treder-Wolff takes you down the rabbit hole of belief that led to her being blind-sided by reality. It’s a comic take on an over-eager therapist getting over herself (when nothing else seemed to be working). And these days, when our phones are smarter than we are, and we can meet, fall in love, shop for a ring and get some counseling with someone and never meet them in person – it’s a cautionary tale about how authentic a completely fake person can be. More information