Arts and Culture in Medicine and Health: A Survey Research Paper

Nancy J. Cooley

Can arts and culture contribute more significantly to the health and well-being of Canadians and our health care system? This paper summarizes preliminary research that indicates arts and culture have a significant role to play in reducing the costs of many medical treatments, in relieving stress and tension in professional caregivers, in promoting both individual and community health, and thereby potentially avoiding future demands on our health care system.

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Resource Type: Unpublished Article
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Author: Nancy J. Cooley
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Publisher Year: 2003
Publisher Month: 01
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