Journal of Applied Arts and Health

Article

26 Oct 2009
119

The context for the article is a workshop that takes place at Tate Modern in London, with a focus on exploring violence.

The material is drawn from two small-scale research projects. The participants, who come from a variety of occupations, observe and deal with...

Report

5 Oct 2009
70

The paper firstly reviews four studies on the power of music to generate emotional responses in the listener. Using scientific methodology, the research comprised experiments with sacred versus secular music, the effect of different modes and rhythms in hymn tunes, music and task performance, and...

Report

5 Oct 2009
218

Over 600 choral singers drawn from English choirs completed the WHOQOL-BREF questionnaire to measure physical, psychological, social and environmental wellbeing, and a twelve-item ‘wellbeing and choral singing scale’. They also provided accounts of the effects of choral singing on quality of life, wellbeing...

Journal article

18 Sep 2009
306

Drama persists as a natural form of healing and has existed as a ritual healing process for thousands of years. Developmentally, children naturally use dramatic play to master difficult moments in their lives. Historically and cross-culturally, individuals and communities have sought out the...

Journal article

18 Sep 2009
5

Sexually transmitted infections such as HIV are illnesses that affect both a person's physical health as well as their mental and social wellbeing. Yet, the global development of public health responses have, for the most part, remained focused on the physical wellbeing of people with...