The arts have demonstrated their effectiveness. Improving the physical, emotional, psychological wellbeing of patient’s visitors and staff.
Individuals with cancer who participated in art therapy sessions. Reported a statistically significant reduction in eight of nine symptoms. Common to adult cancer patients. Pain, tiredness, depression, anxiety, drowsiness, appetite, wellbeing, and breathlessness. Journal of Pain and Symptoms
Throughout history, pictures have been central to healing rituals.
Fried found a rhythm in the art world can cause certain feelings. And art should be co. Ended and integral to its effects so I individuals find it desirable and satisfying.
Art is said to be both pleasurable and helpful. Because it’s therapeutic and can have us feel contradicting and disturbing and feelings. It can allow us to escape. Art permits temporary participation in a more desired alternative world.