Learn CAMH Library: Behavioural health research for World Theatre Day

Published on March 27th, 2017 | from CAMH Education

CAMH Library: Behavioural health research for World Theatre Day

By Sarah Bonato, Reference/Research Librarian, CAMH Library

World Theatre Day is a celebration for those who can see the value and importance of  this art form. See below for a selection of research on the use of theatre and behavioural health related topics.

Brief Report: Theatre as Therapy for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
From the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 2011 Apr; 41(4): 505–511

  • This pilot investigation evaluated a theatrical intervention program, Social Emotional NeuroScience Endocrinology (SENSE) Theatre, designed to improve socioemotional functioning and reduce stress in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
    Access at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3055998/

Life-crossroads on Stage: Integrating Life Review and Drama Therapy for Older Adults
From Aging & Mental Health. 2016 Jun 22:1-11

PERFORMANCE: Using Performance for Substance Abuse Prevention
From the United Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention

‘There’s the record, closed and final”: Rough for Theatre II as Psychiatric Encounter
From the Journal of Medical Humanities. 2016, Feb. 2016; 37: 171–181

Using Theatre to Address Mental Illness Stigma: a Knowledge Translation Study in Bipolar Disorder
From the International Journal of Bipolar Disorders. 2014 Jan. 2014; 2: 1

Using Theatre in Education in a Traditional Lecture Oriented Medical Curriculum
From BMC Medication Education. 2009, Dec. 2009; 9: 73






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