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1984 - D&D phenomenon
by admin published Jan 24, 2013 last modified Aug 16, 2017 05:35 PM — filed under: , , , , , ,
Sutton, Roger (1984, November). D&D phenomenon, "In the YA Corner" column, from SLJ School Library Journal, page 82. Use of RPG in stimulating library use by youth, by a Chicago branch librarian.
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1985 - Dungeons & Dragons as a coping strategy
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 18, 2012 last modified Apr 29, 2019 11:53 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
Blocksom, Rita (1985, February). Dungeons & Dragons as a coping strategy. Dragon, 15-16. Private school director examines popularity of RPG among talented/gifted students. 2 pages.
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1986 - Fantasy role-playing for mutual aid in children’s group: a case illustration
by Hawke Robinson published Jan 24, 2013 last modified Aug 31, 2015 01:47 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , ,
Zayas, Luis H. and Lewis, Bradford H. (1986, Spring). Fantasy role-playing for mutual aid in children’s group: a case illustration. Social Work with Groups, 53-66. A study of the use of RPG in treating disruptive-behavior problems by the cooperation required in playing. 14 small pages.
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1988 - Therapy is fantasy: role-playing, healing, and the construction of symbolic order.
by Hawke Robinson published Nov 19, 2012 last modified Jun 21, 2020 05:58 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Hughes, John (1988). Therapy is fantasy: role-playing, healing, and the construction of symbolic order. Australian National University honors paper in medical anthropology on the use of RPG in the self-treatment of clinical depression. 23 pages.
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1988 - April - An investigation into the value of fantasy role-playing games as a strategy in developing children's creative writing.
by Hawke Robinson published Jan 24, 2013 last modified Feb 03, 2016 01:52 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
Hall, Alex (1988, April). An investigation into the value of fantasy role-playing games as a strategy in developing children's creative writing. University of Nottingham paper on a classroom study. Gamers had a marked increase in writing ability, vocabulary, structural organization, and socialization over control group. 11 pages.
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Wizards of the Coast D&D Dragon Talk Broadcast Notes
by Hawke Robinson published Jan 24, 2018 last modified Jul 24, 2020 05:53 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Here are notes from the January 22nd, 2018 interview broadcast at Wizards of the Coast's Dungeons & Dragons, "Dragon Talk" with Greg Tito and Shelly Mazzanoble, interviewing John Welker & Hawke Robinson of RPG Research, Spokane Area Gaming Alliance, & RPG Therapeutics LLC, about role-playing game education, therapy, and more. Currently a work in progress. I am working on it each day in small snippets of time while juggling everything else. I will let folks know when it is ready for sharing.
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Israeli group attempting to use RPG's as therapy tool
by Hawke Robinson published Dec 05, 2011 last modified Jun 11, 2020 06:44 PM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
I was just running the usual periodic search for anything related to RPG research or RPG therapy, and found out there is a group in Israel recently attempting to use role playing games as an assist to therapy for children. The original site is in Hebrew, so I have to rely on the postings from "Purple Pawn" to keep posted. Though my stepfather is Jewish, if I could talk him into reading it for me....
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DUNGEONS OF THE MIND: TABLETOP RPGS AS SOCIAL THERAPY
by Hawke Robinson published Oct 25, 2016 — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
An article on Killscreen.com, "DUNGEONS OF THE MIND: TABLETOP RPGS AS SOCIAL THERAPY" by Chris Berg was just published. It includes a range of RPG researchers and therapists from a variety of disciplines including: drama therapy, family therapy, sociology, recreation therapy / therapeutic recreation, and more!
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