Learn CAMH Library: Research on Dance as Therapy for International Dance Day

Published on April 28th, 2017 | from CAMH Education

CAMH Library: Research on Dance as Therapy for International Dance Day

By Sarah Bonato, Reference/Research Librarian, CAMH Library

April 29 is International Dance Day. Many people find dance a liberating expression that helps facilitate recovery. See below for select research on clients’ experience of dance therapy in recovery.

Dance Performance as a Method of Intervention as Experienced by Older Persons with Dementia
From the International Journal of Older People Nursing 2013 Mar;8(1):10-8

Dance/Movement Therapy Approaches to Fostering Resilience and Recovery among African Adolescent Torture Survivors
From Torture 2007;17(2)

“I Feel Free”: Experiences of a Dance Intervention for Adolescent Girls with Internalizing Problems
From the International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-Being 2016 Jul 12;11:31946

Patient Perspectives on the Hula Empowering Lifestyle Adaptation Study: Benefits of Dancing Hula for Cardiac Rehabilitation
From Health Promotion Practice 2015  Jan;16(1):109-14

 

 

 

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