AffiliationUniversity of Chester; Canterbury Christ Church University; Klaipėda University
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AbstractCreative writing for health and wellbeing has emerged from a constellation of arts-based practices which have been explicitly linked to health and wellbeing, that is, a set of practices which are recognised as having a role in “resolving the social and cultural challenges facing today’s world” (UNESCO, 2010, p.8). With a burgeoning empirical base of evidence of the role and impacts of arts-based practices for health and wellbeing, there is an increasing acknowledgment that such practices can help “keep us well, aid our recovery and support longer lives better lived [and] help meet major challenges facing health and social care… ageing, long term conditions, loneliness and mental health” (APPG, 2017, p.4)...
CitationWall, T., Field, V. & Sučylaitė, J. (2019). Creative writing for health and wellbeing. In Leal Filho, W., Wall, T., Azeiteiro, U., Azul, A.M., Brandli, L., Pace, P., Özuyar, P. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals: Good Health and Well-Being. Switzerland: Springer.
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