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Medical clowning : the healing performance

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Auteurs : Raviv, Amnon (Auteur)

Lieu de publication : Calcutta

Éditeur : Seagull Books

Date de publication : 2018

ISBN : 9780857423870

Langue : Anglais

Description : 190 p. ; 23 cm

Sujets :
Art clownesque - Emploi en thérapeutique
Rire - Emploi en thérapeutique
Enfants malades - Loisirs
Enfants - Soins hospitaliers

Dépouillement du document :
The Manifesto of the Order of the Red Nose
1-Still the Best Medicine, Even in a War Zone
My Work as a Medical Clown

2- Clowning to Death
My Work as a Medical Clown with Terminally Ill Patients

3- The Healing Performance
The Medical Clown as Compared to African !Kung and Azande Ritual Healers

4- The Clown's Carnival in the Hospital
A Semiotic Analysis of the Medical Clown's Performance

5- On a Training and Evaluation Model for Medical Clowns

6- Physician-Medical Clown
A Model for Improved Teamwork in Medical Procedures in Pediatric Units

7- Medical Clowns Tell Their Remarkable Stories

8- "Oh Yeah, about Those Clowns"
Physicians, Nurses, and Other Medical Care Personnel
Talk about the Medical Clowns

9- Patients Fight for "Their" Medical Clown

10- Clowning with the "Enemy"
Medical Clowning in Natural Disasters and Conflict Zones Note continued:

11- Save the Clown!
The Clown Doctor and Compassion Fatigue

12- Humor in the "Twilight Zone"
My Work as a Medical Clown with Patients with Dementia

13- The Future of Medical Clowning

Epilogue: Prof. Doctor's Story
An Auto-ethnographic Monologue of a Medical Clown Working with the Terminally

Résumé :
Clowns are not just the stuff of backyard children’s parties anymore. These days, clown doctors see patients—especially children—to introduce humor and imagination into an anxiety-filled and painful experience. The origins of medical clowning can be traced to the Big Apple Circus Clown Care Unit at the Infants and Children’s Hospital of New York, established about thirty years ago. Since that time, the practice has developed extensively and medical clowns now work in hospitals around the world. Over the past ten years, the number of scientific studies on medical clowning has increased, with findings showing the important contribution of medical clowns to children and adults suffering from mild to incurable illnesses.

Medical Clowning is the first guide to this phenomenon, summing up decades of research, education, and practice to give readers a comprehensive look into this innovative field. Amnon Raviv analyzes the performance of medical clowns, looking at research and case studies, and goes on to propose a training and evaluation model, including hands-on exercises to train experienced clowns for work in hospitals. [editor summary]

Collection : Bibliothèque de l'École nationale de cirque

Localisation : Bibliothèque

Cote : 618.92 R256m 2018

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