Diagnostic Drawing Series
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The Diagnostic Drawing Series (DDS) was developed in 1982 by art therapists (Mills, Cohen, & Meneses, 1993).
- A standardized art therapy assessment in which the artist/patient is asked to draw three pictures.
- An international collaborative project on how people tend to draw.
- Mills, A., Cohen, B. M., & Meneses, J. Z. (1993). Reliability and validity tests of the Diagnostic Drawing Series. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 20 (1), 83-88.
- International clearinghouse for information on the DDS Project: P.O. Box 9853, Alexandria, Virginia, 22304 USA.
- Diagnostic Drawing Series Website