Mental Health

This is how the creative arts can help people with dementia

Ma Chunyan, 32, works on reproducing a masterpiece from an image of the original displayed on her mobile phone at her studio in Dafen Oil Painting Village in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China December 5, 2018. Picture taken December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas Suen - RC1DA087F7D0

Research shows participation in art therapy results in significant improvements in mood and cognition. Image: REUTERS/Thomas Suen

Joanna Jaaniste
Career Development Fellow, Western Sydney University
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