Author(s): Baron, Stephen; Field, John; Schuller, Tom, Editors
Date of Publication: Jan 31, 2001

"Social capital," a new idea gaining worldwide recognition, is explored in this book through studies of education, health, political science, urban regeneration, and economic development.

Author(s): Brenner, Suzy; Palmer, Janice and Leniart, Karen, Editors
Date of Publication: Jun 30, 2003

A report of a symposium sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the Society for the Arts in Healthcare (SAH) which convened on March 19-20, 2003.

Author(s): Judy Rollins, Judy; Sonke, Jill; Cohen, Randy; Boles, Anita; and Li, Jiahan
Date of Publication: 2009

Arts in Healthcare is a diverse, multidisciplinary field dedicated to transforming the healthcare experience by connecting people with the power of the arts at key moments in their lives. This rapidly growing field integrates the arts, including literary, performing, and visual arts and design, into a wide variety of healthcare and community settings for therapeutic, educational, and expressive purposes.

Author(s): Jan C. Semenza
Date of Publication: Aug 31, 2003

Collective actions of "place-making" in Sunnyside, Portland, OR through community involvement in public art has resulted in increased social capital, thus revitalizing the community, and expanded social networks among residents have stimulated a sense of well-being.

Author(s): Smallwood, Joan
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1977

Dance therapy is a form of psychotherapy which uses movement to integrate an individual's body and emotions. It is used to treat affective, behavioral, learning, perceptual and physical disorders. Dance therapists work with people of all ages, in groups and with individuals. They are employed primarily as clinicians working in psychiatric hospitals, clinics, special schools and correctional facilities. They also have private practices and serve as consultants, researchers and teachers.

Author(s): Finkelpearl, Tom
Date of Publication: Sep 30, 2001

Dialogues in Public Art presents a rich blend of interviews with the people who create and experience public art.

Author(s): Cohen, Gene D., M.D., Ph.D.
Date of Publication:

Dr. Gene Cohen debunks harmful myths about aging and illuminates the biological and emotional foundations of creativity. He shows how the unique combination of age, experience, and creativity can produce exciting inner growth and infinite potential for everyone.

Author(s): Gewirtz, Marvin H.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1977

HAI programs have been widely praised and we have many anecdotal accounts of our effectiveness. For example, when HAI services in several methadone facilities were eliminated by funding delays, patients' drug usage rose sharply; when services resumed, drug usage declined. However, HAI has little hard data on such results. To begin to compile this data we have started an extensive computer search of the research literature in the field using five separate data banks: the Psychological Abstracts Information Service (PAIS), the Aging Research Information System, the Medical Literature and

Author(s): National Committee, Arts for the Handicapped
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1982

Life's spectrum is many colored - a prism made of many people with many methods of expression. For too long the disabled have been excluded from this spectrum by society's not recognizing that they too have and need diverse means of communicating. Through the arts we can reach that diversity inherent in all people.

Author(s): Americans for the Arts
Date of Publication: 2013

Published in October, 2013 the report, Arts, Health, and Well-Being Across the Military Continuum - White Paper and Framing a National Plan for Action, details a series of recommendations in the areas of research, practice, and policy that came out of two national convenings. The convening were The Arts and Health in the Military National Roundtable (November 2012) and the National Summit: Arts, Health, and Well-Being Across the Military Continuum.