Art as a Path to Emotion
I come to you today wearing four hats—psychologist, poet, publisher, and patient — all of which inform my belief in the importance of the arts in wellness. Psychological research unequivocally supports this connection: documenting the effectiveness of art in reducing the stress, anxiety, depression, even pain, associated with physical and/or psychological illness, in particular, but life in general as well. So involvement with art is important to all of us.
Original Article Source Credits: Psychology Today , https://www.psychologytoday.com/
Article Written By: Joan Cusack Handler Ph.D.
Original Article Posted on: Aug 12, 2020
Link to Original Article: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/art-and-science/202008/art-path-emotion