What is the evidence on the role of the arts in improving health and well-being? A scoping review – Health Evidence Network synthesis report 67
Author: Daisy Fancourt &Saoirse Finn
Over the past two decades, there has been a major increase in research into the effects of the arts on health and well-being, alongside developments in practice and policy activities in different countries across the WHO European Region and further afield. This report synthesizes the global evidence on the role of the arts in improving health and well-being, with a specific focus on the WHO European Region. There is a fairly extensive review of evidence with regard to effects of arts and culture on mental health.
Published by: World Health Organization (WHO)
Publication Date: 2019