Additional Research

Resources for articles on Arts and Health:


Probably the most comprehensive source of international research materials in the field of Arts and Health is available through the Global Alliance for Arts and Health in conjunction with the University of Florida Center for Arts in Medicine.

The website of the National Endowment for the Arts also has a comprehensive list of research articles.

There are many additional articles and resources, a few of which are listed below:

US News and World Report,
July 17, 2008

“Music as medicine for the brain.”

 Stanford University News Service,
May 31, 2006
“Symposium looks a therapeutic benefits of musical rhythm.” By Barbara Palmer

 Psychology Today,
June 21 2013
“Music Therapy for Health and Wellness” by Catherine Ulbricht, Pharm.D.



American Music Association,
January 27, 20145
“Landmark multi-site study reveals positive effects of music therapy protocol among youth in cancer treatment.”

Annals of Physical Rehabilitation Medicine,
Vol. 52 Issue 1, Feb. 2009
“Effect of music therapy on mood and anxiety – depression: An observational study in institutionalized patients with traumatic brain injury.”

British Journal of Psychiatry,
April 27, l2011  pp 132-139
“Music therapy for depression: It seems to work, but how?”  by Maratos, Crawford, and Proctor.