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Your Doctor May Be Prescribing Art Classes in the Future

So we know that singing and dancing in a group can help with depression, chronic illnesses, or mood and movement disorders, but what about an arts prescription from your doctor.

· Art Science Links,Health

Imagine that the next time you visit your doctor, they prescribe a new creative endeavor, like a community painting group or a dance workshop, with the aim of improving your physical or mental health. This scenario appears to be approaching reality in the U.K., where a recent study found that 66 percent of doctors believe the arts have a positive role to play in the prevention of illness.

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