Evidence dossier: The value of arts on prescription programmes for the mental health and wellbeing of individuals and communities


Author(s):*Listed Alphabetically
Buchanan-Hughes A, Eddowes L, Hamilton K, Lim S

Year of Publication:
2015

Publisher(s):
Arts and Minds

Publication Type:
Report

Abstract:

This dossier notes that engaging with the arts helps people with health problems (physical or mental). It concludes, however, that robust evidence is needed to demonstrate the effectiveness of arts on prescription programmes so that treatments that are most beneficial are identified.



Main Focus: Mental Health

Research Purpose: Discussion / Debate

Context: Community

Access Type: Free Download

APA Citation:

Hamilton, K., Buchanan-Hughes A., Lim S., & Eddowes L. (2015). Evidence dossier: The value of arts on prescription programmes for the mental health and wellbeing of individuals and communities. Cambridge: Arts and Minds.