The following links and resources introduce you to some valuable reviews of the evidence for arts and health.
A review of the literature and a clear demonstration of the evidence for long term health benefits from participating in the arts.
An extensive international literature review commissioned by Arts Council England.
These draw on wide-ranging evidence to derive five actions beneficial to wellbeing: connect, be active, take notice, keep learning, and give. These can also be used as outcome indicators.
Rosalia Staricoff's 2004 review is an invaluable source of information for the sector.
This is an updating of Staricoff's 2004 review by Stephen Clift and Rosalia Staricoff.