Arts and health journals
There are many international journals hosting research and articles relevant to arts, health and wellbeing. Here are some journals dedicated to this field.
Arts and health: An international journal for research, policy and practice
A peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the dissemination of best practice within the interdisciplinary field of arts and health. Publishes empirical research, policy analysis, theoretical discourse, systematic reviews and examples of best practice within a wide range of settings and policy contexts. For more
Journal of Applied Arts and Health
A peer-reviewed journal providing artists, researchers, healthcare professionals, educators, therapists, programme administrators and funding bodies an opportunity to report and reflect upon innovative effective practices.
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The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance
RIDE Research in Drama Education: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance. This is an international refereed journal for people interested in applying performance practices to arts and cultural engagement, educational innovation and social change. It includes articles on the use of applied theatre in wellbeing contexts in New Zealand and beyond, including work related to the Canterbury Earthquakes.
Journals about arts therapies
ANZACATA (Australia, New Zealand and Asia Creative Arts Therapies) provides links to several journals dedicated to arts therapies, including their own peer-reviewed journal ANZJAT (Australia and New Zealand Journal of Arts Therapies), and internationally produced journals ATOL (Art Therapy Online), and AJCAT (The Academic Journal of Creative Arts Therapies). Access all these journals here