November is ‘arts in health’ month. Engaging with the arts for health and well-being is a growing area of research.

There are many examples within the Hub’s repository of research studies that have trialed using art therapy and other creative methods as potential treatments for psychological conditions in veterans and serving personnel.

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A few examples:

Veterans’ perspectives on the acceptability of art therapy: a mixed-methods study

Using art therapy to overcome avoidance in veterans with chronic post-traumatic stress disorder

Psychological Treatment in Serving and Veteran Military Personnel

Assessing the potential use of art therapy in the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence Department of Community Mental Health