Journal of Applied Arts & Health 10th anniversary issue is now available
Monday, May 13, 2019

Journal of Applied Arts & Health 10th anniversary issue is now available

Intellect is thrilled to announce that the Journal of Applied Arts & Health 10.1 is now available! For more information about the issue, click here >>

Aims & Scope

This peer-reviewed journal intends to serve a wide community of artists, researchers, practitioners and policy-makers evidencing the effectiveness of the interdisciplinary use of arts in health and arts for health. It provides a forum for publication and debate of arts in health care and health promotion. The journal defines ‘health' broadly to include physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, occupational, social and community health.

Issue 10.1

Ross W. Prior

Major Articles

Breaking down boundaries? Exploring mutuality through art-making in an open studio mental health setting
Lydia Lewis and Helen Spandler

Re-creating community spaces and practices: Perspectives from artists and funders of creative placemaking
Wendy Madsen

The 4P participatory arts recovery model: Peers, product, personhood and positive interaction ]
Andrew Fletcher, Simon Hackett and Susan M. Carr

Acting for mental health: A critical narrative analysis of one person’s recovery process Wenche Torrissen and Theodore Stickley

Notes from the Field

An embodied exercise to address HIV- and tuberculosis-related stigma of healthcare workers in Southern Africa
Annalee Yassi, Simphiwe Mabhele, Elizabeth S. Wilcox, Vivian W. L. Tsang and Karen Lockhart

Using theatre for development to engage boys in examining masculinity and HIV in two Malawi schools
Zindaba Chisiza


Interview with Professor Shaun McNiff
Gary Nash

Interview with Professor Vivien Marcow Speiser
Mitchell Kossak

Interview with Professor Stephen Clift
Ross W. Prior


  • Tales from the Music Therapy Room: Creative Connections, Claire Molyneux (ed.) (2018) Kate Andrews
  • The Handbook of Art Therapy and Digital Technology, Cathy Malchiodi (ed.) (2018) Carmen Levick
  • The Aging Body in Dance: A Cross-Cultural Perspective, Nanako Nakajima and Gabriele Brandstetter (eds) (2017) Irene Alcubilla Troughton
  • Performing Neurology: The Dramaturgy of Dr Jean-Martin Charcot, Jonathan W. Marshall (2016) Yun Yao

For more information about the journal and calls for papers, click here >>