Oxford Textbook of Creative Arts, Health, and Wellbeing

International perspectives on practice, policy, and research.

Edited by Stephen Clift, Professor of Health Education and Director Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health, and Paul M. Camic, Professor of Psychology and Public Health, and Research Director, Salomons Centre for Applied Psychology, both at Canterbury Christ Church University, Kent, UK

• International coverage of creative arts demonstrates their role in very contrasting societies around the world.

• Illustrates how implementing creative arts practices in the promotion of health and wellbeing is compatible with evidence-based practices.

• Introduces the role of the arts across the whole life-span, from birth to the end of life.

• Demonstrates the value of the arts in different social settings - communities, schools, hospitals, prisons.

• Offers detailed case studies of creative arts practice in promoting wellbeing and health.

• Includes a year's access to the online version on Oxford Medicine Online.

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