A model for the facilitation of mental health through belly dancing as movement

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dc.contributor.advisor Prof. Marie Poggenpoel; Prof. Chris P.H. Myburgh en_US
dc.contributor.author Downing, Charlené
dc.date.accessioned 2012-11-14T19:23:39Z
dc.date.available 2012-11-14T19:23:39Z
dc.date.issued 2012-11-14
dc.date.submitted 2012
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10210/8204
dc.description D.Cur. en_US
dc.description.abstract Movement is an integral aspect of daily living. Movement allows the human being to express, find meaning and reflect a part or the whole of the unfolding of the stories of their lives. In nursing movement is the dialogue and interaction between professional nurse and patient. The essence of the dialogue is the movement towards caring and healing between the professional nurse and the individual. The purpose of this research is to develop, describe, evaluate and provide guidelines for the operationalisation of a model as a framework of reference for nursing to facilitate the individual faced with mental health challenges as an integral part of wholeness. The research objectives are: •To elicit the experience of belly dancers within the belly dancing environment. •To elicit the experience of belly dance teachers within the belly dancing environment. •To describe a model to facilitate mental health as an integral part of wholeness of the individuals faced with mental health challenges. •To evaluate the model to promote the facilitation of mental health as integral part of wholeness of the individuals faced with mental health challenges. •To describe the guidelines for operationalising the model for facilitation of mental health as an integral part of wholeness. A research design consisted of theory-generative, qualitative, exploratory, descriptive and contextual in nature. The purposive sample consisted of eight individuals participating in belly dancing. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Mental health en_US
dc.subject Belly dancing - Therapeutic use en_US
dc.subject Mind and body
dc.title A model for the facilitation of mental health through belly dancing as movement en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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