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1 nef define wellbeing as most usefully thought of as the dynamic process that gives people a sense of how their lives are going through the interaction between their circumstances activities and psychological resources or mental capital nef 0.643145 View
2 most participants expressed improved wellbeing after the intervention such as improved mood calmed anxiety or a feeling of enhanced confidence 0.74389 View
3 the objects provided several ways through which patients could access these wellbeing benefits 0.622541 View
4 enhanced self-awareness and empowerment self-esteem reduced stress 0.642958 View
5 during the art sessions the participants showed higher scores in several domains of wellbeing such as interest sustained attention pleasure and self-esteem than during traditional activities 0.630817 View
6 in that sense they appreciated an increased freedom of action and choice compared to other facilities 0.640943 View
7 patients found pleasure in performing the exercises and expressed positive feelings that in turn enhanced them 0.725559 View
8 people indicated their enjoyment of the experience and highlighted the benefits on mental health well-being and social relationships 0.633408 View
9 Conclusions: There is reliable evidence for positive effects of music and singing on wellbeing in adults 0.609309 View
10 The study found that among adult participants: %% feel better or healthier % have been happier since being involved 0.733903 View
11 Social impact of participation in arts Make people feel better about where they live 0.600254 View
12 Social impact of participation in arts Help improve the quality of life of people with poor health 0.61066 View
13 qualitative evidence of the outcomes of the program suggest that it had a positive impact on participants physical and social well-being as well as upon their creative activity 0.700411 View
14 ninety per cent of participants registered a remarkable improvement of their wellbeing after the experience 0.66909 View
15 satisfaction with health is also higher among those reporting increases in engagement in arts events and moderate and mild sports with the findings related to sport consistent with the health benefits of more active lifestyles cabinet office ; hamer et al 0.632879 View
16 health and personal wellbeing are important aspects of quality of life 0.685793 View
17 residents social environment positively influences their subjective well-being by positively inuencing a cognitive well- being and b affective well-being 0.719381 View
18 residents perceived positive tourism impact positively in- fluences their subjective well-being by positively inuencing a cognitive well-being and b affective well-being 0.641402 View
19 a higher sense of community comprising of sense of belonging autonomy and proudness of living in the community contributes to residents positive cognitive well-being 0.620394 View
20 in contrast supportive relationships have a strikingly high protective effect for the mental health of people under stress 0.612376 View
21 sense of well being 0.891686 View
22 enjoyment and fun 0.65649 View
23 quantitative measures showed significant increases in participant wellness and happiness scores 0.718257 View
24 psychosocial functioning encompasses various aspects of psychiatric psychological and social competence and well-being and it refers to the ability of self-caring or working a positive evaluation of self and life and a positive well- being received from meaningful relationships or activities 0.633433 View
25 conclusions: creative museum activities showed increases in participant levels of confidence sociability and well- being 0.621658 View
26 elicit an emotional response that encourages positive feelings such as optimism hope and enjoyment; 0.728484 View
27 it was found that participating in arts activities can have a positive effect on self-confidence, self-esteem, relationship building and a sense of belonging, qualities which have been associated with resilience and mental wellbeing 0.616578 View
28 it was hypothesized that pre post comparisons would demonstrate enhanced well-being increase in positive emotion wellness and happiness; decrease in negative emotion across settings 0.72048 View
29 some of the effects were reported as follows: improved ability to cope less negative feeling increased quality of life increased wellbeing reduction in anxiety better understanding of own body reduced agitation positive distractions increased social interaction reduced stress increased selfconfidence and sense of self-worth lower levels of depression increased sense of hope and increased ability to connect with valuable parts of oneself 0.631021 View
30 the qualitative part of the study showed that participants were positive about meeting with other copd patients and had an improvement in wellbeing 0.652634 View
31 the effects are reported as subjective feelings of increased self- confidence and wellbeing being part of a community building new social relationships participating in meaningful activities creating a connection between body and mind promoting relaxation fostering a sense of hope and developing new coping mechanisms and experiencing increased sense of self- worth motivation and aspiration and decreased levels of depression 0.665713 View
32 participants reported that the programme created a creative and therapeutic environment and that they experienced social psychological and therapeutic activity benefits 0.647297 View
33 improvement in the wellbeing of participants with short-term and long- term mental health problems was also found 0.673214 View
34 participants experienced improved health and a reduced level of fatigue 0.750277 View
35 patients in both groups reported a signifi- cant intergroup enhancement in quality of life p = 0.615568 View
36 it was also suggested that wellbeing was a long term feeling rather than an immediate emotive type reaction 0.645323 View
37 individuals participating in these activities receive an increased sense of well-being derived from physical fitness kavetsos and improved mental stimulation and satisfaction in part associated with enhanced social networks gratton 0.703888 View
38 positive leisure experience is derived from participation in arts culture and sport evident in greater satisfaction with life and leisure and general happiness; 0.64754 View
39 participants feel empowered which increases their self- belief and leads them to be more pro-active members of the community 0.641864 View
40 They affect the way people feel consciously or unconsciously thereby triggering changes in behavior and wellbeing 0.621255 View
41 The ultimate goal of a resilient society is the wellbeing of its community 0.630299 View
42 Wellbeing is when individuals have the psychological, social, and physical resources they need to meet a particular psychological, social, and/or physical challenge 0.65343 View
43 The importance of supporting everyday activities in providing routes to improve wellbeing formed the focus of this study 0.607864 View
44 As such on an individual level engagement with third places can have positive effects on wellbeing by providing support networks and raising the spirits of participants warding off stress loneliness and isolation 0.611107 View
45 In this way serious leisure contributes to both individual and community wellbeing 0.633177 View
46 participating in meaningful activity has a positive influence on the mental health of older adults 0.624113 View
47 Studies have shown that this kind of ongoing informal learning has positive effects on mental and emotional wellbeing for older adults 0.604021 View
48 Participants reported a mixture of increased energy and fulfilment 0.729835 View
49 Discussion Overall findings These data corroborate past findings that lifelong learning enhances self-confidence and reported well-being and further establish the claim that creative activities can benefit individuals through providing a sense of achievement and purpose as well as a release from stress 0.630077 View
50 Recreational activities can help elderly people participate in activities and release positive and joyful energy) 0.612302 View
51 Recreational activity improves self-esteem and intimacy through enjoyable interactions with other people 0.607652 View
52 Participants experienced the arts group as providing a sense of freedom and respite, strengthening identity through promoting achievement, offering social support through a collective focus on art- and craft-making and increasing resilience for coping with caring 0.636683 View
53 Three participants experienced this as having long-term benefits enhancing their sense of control and providing a resource for caregiving for some time after the end of the sessions: It was easier to care I dont feel so stressed and under pressure 0.638538 View
54 Participants felt that the experience of focusing deeply on creative expression enabled them to return to their caregiving role in a better state of emotional control and relaxation 0.637008 View
55 The creative art-making within a supportive social environment helped to alleviate the sense of depletion that carers associated with caregiving and offered a brief experience of respite that they felt enhanced their resilience and coping resources 0.637506 View
56 The results showed positive changes in self-reported general health, mental health, personal and social well-being 0.740841 View
57 Conclusions This study found that group-based activities in community centres are associated with improvements in the health and wellbeing of adults who experience poor health and other forms of social disadvantage 0.635051 View
58 Freedom to express oneself The participants also sensed that the freedom to express oneself in whichever way one feels comfortable with supports recovery 0.609544 View
59 They show that participation in the circle provided a short-term better sense of well-being for all study participants 0.605533 View
60 Increased social well-being according to that study involves increased self-confidence increased self-esteem diminished social isolation an experience of increased social community and improved communication skills 0.618389 View
61 The coexistence of mystery and familiarity facilitated improvements in wellbeing and helped in the recovery process 0.632363 View
62 Research has shown the influence of dance interventions on positive psychological and physical wellbeing 0.60704 View
63 The use of dance as an extra-curricular intervention has many potential benefits most notably the improvement of physical and mental wellbeing 0.613403 View
64 found that participation in a dance intervention offered enhancements in psychological wellbeing including feelings of safety and reductions in anxiety 0.622773 View
65 According to the World Health Organization wellbeing is a crucial aspect of health 0.681898 View
66 A persons functional capacity and their ability to positively engage in the world around them can heavily influence their wellbeing 0.646665 View
67 Wellbeing The contribution of dance participation to wellbeing involves a variety of social physical and personal components 0.621253 View
68 Dance summary of key findings Dance participation appears to contribute positively to individuals wellbeing and health across cultures and age groups 0.61434 View
69 c To focus on positive therapeutic outcomes of health and wellbeing 0.628993 View
70 I want to help people feel that sense of peacefulness 0.637991 View
71 Exploratory Study Primary Outcomes In the post-test participants showed significantly improved scores on well-being body self-efficacy and the cognitive aspect of outcome expectancy 0.676354 View
72 After the intervention we observed increased well-being body self-efficacy and outcome expectancies; our exploratory results are in line with prior and present studies suggesting positive effects of dance on psychological outcomes 0.638116 View
73 In this study particularly positive affect vitality and coping increased 0.733837 View
74 Interestingly the data suggests that patients with initially higher expectations showed a higher increase in well-being and body self-efficacy and less negative affect than participants with lower initial expectancies of therapy outcome 0.601181 View
75 Overall both organisers and participants strongly believe that participation in the festival has a very positive impact on quality of life 0.60259 View
76 Studies have also reported other beneficial effects such as improvement in mood well-being and behavior 0.671607 View
77 Statistical analysis of prepost quantitative measures in Phase 2 found a highly significant increase in psychological wellbeing 0.629482 View
78 Nature prescriptions can promote physical activity leading to positive health outcomes while contact with nature can have an additional restorative effect on mental wellbeing 0.610752 View
79 Participants felt that the intervention gave them routine and structure with an opportunity to engage positively with others which in turn decreased the sense of social isolation and was felt to support wellbeing and the potential of recovery 0.634809 View
80 Descriptive statistics showed that mean total scores for wellbeing increased postintervention compared with preintervention 0.720013 View
81 Furthermore support for selfesteem and allied confidence agency ability and sense of purpose are theorised to improve individual psychosocial wellbeing 0.614151 View
82 It was interesting that all of the six mood items on the Wellbeing Measure increased significantly after the -week programme particularly Excited and Inspired that linked into the overall creative and outdoor experience of the intervention 0.603542 View
83 Art-based activities help patients regardless of their disease to build a sense of self transforming the illness experience into a positive experience and improving patients well-being and quality of life [-] 0.601541 View
84 Wellbeing is positively associated with quality of life and physical health benefits including a decreased risk for disease speedier disease recovery and increased longevity [-] 0.692277 View
85 There is growing evidence that art-based activities have positive benefits for patients such as improvements in self-esteem confidence and mood [ ] 0.630761 View
86 Its physical practical and psychological doing is a functionality that had a positive impact on health and wellbeing for the participating service users 0.691726 View
87 Enduring predominance of diffuse positive affective states influences mood promotes health and learning 0.666406 View
88 The self-rewarding nature of aesthetic experience may influence the beholders affective state possibly improving wellbeing 0.640842 View
89 Previous research reported that -week museum programs reduced social isolation and increased wellbeing 0.613433 View
90 Ensuring a positive life experience for older people is about promoting their health and functional capacity their social participation and security which contribute to overall quality of life and wellbeing 0.601535 View
91 Participating in the programme provided opportunity to enrich peoples lives wellbeing and quality of life in keeping with findings of others and the basis for the arts for health initiatives locally nationally and globally 0.651978 View
92 Qualitative analysis considered the ways in which improvements in reported wellbeing health social and physical functioning resulting from the sessions might have occurred 0.632066 View
93 Sessions visibly calmed anxiety and in some cases increased levels of enjoyment in depressed patients 0.63556 View
94 The intervention stimulated social interaction and positive affect which in turn enabled a sense of respite in caregivers daily lives 0.680375 View
95 Used as a tool for promoting social inclusion arts and music have been associated with the enhancement of wellbeing 0.602942 View
96 Some theorists suggest that the cumulative benefits of positive moments can serve as protective factors that eventually lead to improved wellbeing 0.692025 View
97 Several studies have highlighted the positive effects of group music-making and have suggested that it may be the creative and social aspects of such activities, which have a positive effect on participants' wellbeing 0.609193 View
98 Several studies have highlighted the positive effects of group music-making and have suggested that it may be the creative and social aspects of such activities which have a positive effect on participants wellbeing 0.606786 View
99 In recent years there has been increased research interest in wellbeing as people seek to learn how they might lead healthier and happier lives 0.702599 View
100 Positive emotions are the subjective wellbeing element of the PERMA model 0.628977 View
101 Research has found that social engagement in the form of social activities productive activities helping activities formal and informal learning and leisure is positively correlated with older adults physical and mental health and that joint participation in leisure activities with members of ones social network has been positively associated with life satisfaction 0.625344 View
102 Elsewhere studies have found that participation in adult education has positive impacts on older adults psychological wellbeing 0.601699 View
103 investigated the relationship between engagement in group music-making activities and wellbeing according to the Basic Psychological Needs Scale and the CASP- measure of quality of life in later life finding that even compared to other group activities group music-making had a significant positive impact on participants self-reported wellbeing for the purpose control and autonomy and social affirmation components of these scales 0.603341 View
104 Since the participants found the workshops uplifting and fun it seems likely that their participation in the workshops will have increased their subjective wellbeing 0.675503 View
105 Analysis revealed that participants in the -month collaborative composition residencies for Hull perceived a positive impact on their subjective and psychological wellbeing with participants experiences being closely associated with all five dimensions of the PERMA framework 0.626506 View
106 Conclusion International evidence emerging to date for arts for health activities for older people in care homes whether within or external to the home looks promising and can benefit residents health wellbeing and quality of life 0.624057 View
107 Positive impact on residents and staff well-being 0.700016 View
108 Overall patients responded positively and welcomed background music recognising that it could improve mood and relieve pain 0.623569 View
109 both studies reported improvements in well-being that was aided by the mental stimulation and interaction gained from the intervention 0.640887 View
110 Other benefits to the individuals included increased enjoyment and satisfaction and the opportunity to share and connect with others and increased social interaction 0.63712 View
111 In music therapy singing can lead to a sense of wellbeing as indicated by positive self-esteem a sense of accomplishment and feelings of belonging 0.613815 View
112 Emotional benefits include the use of music for mood regulation producing positive emotions such as feeling uplifted stress release and relaxation processing and expressing emotions 0.671247 View
113 These included high levels of motivation to attend the program enjoyment of the program increases in social participation and friendship and improved emotional wellbeing 0.676303 View
114 They also reported significant improvements to their quality of life emotional well-being self-confidence and appreciation of singing 0.646635 View
115 They described increased positive feelings and well-being reduced stress improved self-perceptions improved singing abilities feelings of belong ing to a group connecting with the local community increased social networks and social functioning 0.632476 View
116 He showed increased confidence and enjoyment 0.670491 View
117 It reported strong evidence on the positive effects of singing on feelings of happiness and well-being 0.641316 View
118 Choir members reported that singing increases happiness gives a positive attitude to life improves well-being and releases negative feelings 0.632312 View
119 Their programmes have demonstrated significant psychological and social benefits but also that crucial bio-markers that underpin not only feelings of well-being and relaxation but also markers of immune system activity were improved 0.676955 View
120 Qualitative evidence identifies five broad themes of perceived benefits: friendship and companionship ease of engagement feelings of happiness and being uplifted feelings of relaxation and reduced anxiety and fun 0.635037 View
121 Overall aver age weekly pre- and post-session scores for happiness and mood energy pain and anxiety showed positive changes for all or most of the ses sions 0.650522 View
122 The choir experience helped participants gain a sense of community and a sense of purpose; it increased their confidence mood energy and alertness; S 0.612397 View
123 found that higher levels of social capital increased the odds of having favourable health 0.618158 View
124 For example physiological benefits include improvements to breath- ing the respiratory system and muscle tension together with relaxation increased energy and improved posture and body control 0.65975 View
125 In turn disentangling the self from pain facilitated a greater sense of wellbeing and satisfaction with life for several participants 0.704476 View
126 Decorative elements in the medical imaging area improve patients perception of pleasantness 0.636872 View
127 Moreover, creative arts activities can also promote wellbeing in the general population 0.614799 View
128 Quality of life and wellbeing are a substantial part of health 0.69721 View
129 Qualitative studies reported themes concerning a general improvement in emotional and social wellbeing including the development of the sense of group identity and belonging 0.726039 View
130 In the literature on wellbeing there is general agreement that both hedonic and eudaimonic wellbeing have positive connections with physical health 0.670354 View
131 I think theres that around achievement and a sense of unity and connection and belonging to a wider community and connection to different kind of psychological parts that supports wellbeing 0.613494 View
132 Active participation in social musical activities can confer health and wellbeing benefits on older people 0.61552 View
133 Group identification created a sense of belonging support self-efficacy purpose and positive emotions for participants 0.634722 View
134 Results have been promising including improvements to wellbeing quality of life and to mental health as well as inciting biological signs of stress reduction 0.654196 View
135 With regular singing activities people have reported reduced psychological distress and improved wellbeing 0.613491 View
136 Multilevel modelling analyses demonstrated that participants mental wellbeing significantly improved over time 0.705548 View
137 Multilevel modelling analyses demonstrated that participants mental wellbeing significantly improved over time 0.705548 View
138 Time had a significant effect on mental wellbeing indicating that partici pants mental wellbeing improved after joining the ABG 0.687859 View
139 This finding suggests that participants wellbeing benefited equally from participation in both activities 0.686613 View
140 This social approach to health and wellbeing is gaining a stronger empirical support base and it is clear that such programmes form an accessible and costeffective component of mental health services 0.60611 View
141 Stable wellbeing is when individuals have the psychological social and physical resources they need to meet a particular psychological social and/or physical challenge 0.628151 View
142 Experiences : Comments relating to spiritual experiences during playing which included enhanced worship spiritual benefits and spiritual wellbeing 0.638118 View
143 A recent systematic review found evidence participation in a community choir promoted wellbeing improved social connectedness and benefited health and functioning for a group of adults with mental health and physical conditions 0.617623 View
144 Participants report pride in themselves and in their community increased confidence and a feeling of self-satisfaction 0.663379 View
145 gives people a sense of achievement pride in themselves and in their community 0.628575 View
146 Results illustrate that group singing is a joyful activity that promotes wellbeing and is life enhancing for those involved 0.604048 View
147 The fun spirit and welcoming feel of the group has the effect of assisting new community members through a major life transition whilst having a positive impact on the individuals psychological state 0.648826 View
148 The opportunity to compose music was empowering for participants and appears to have contributed to participants wellbeing and quality of life at least in the short term 0.644019 View
149 There is evidence that singing can have beneficial effects on wellbeing in healthy [] and chronic disease populations [ ] 0.615349 View
150 Patients who had participated in the trial reported benefits in their physical performance and general well-being as well as a sense of achievement and self-efficacy 0.704292 View
151 It can be also included for planning programs of treatment and rehabilitation to promote wellness improve physical and emotional well-being and the quality of life 0.646296 View
152 Beneficial effects relating to general wellbeing also emerged 0.751701 View
153 In interviews patients who had participated in the trial reported bene- fits in their physical performance and general well-being as well as a sense of achievement and self-efficacy 0.67218 View
154 Participants reported that they found the singing beneficial and reported positive changes in their physical ability and wellbeing 0.669641 View
155 Music group showed improvement in symptoms and in levels of wellbeing 0.655954
156 Additionally patients reported better social support after the intervention 0.681037
157 We also wanted to measure positive aspects of wellbeing for FCGs such as life satisfaction and flourishing 0.692224
158 Recent research on arts-on-referral has shown that while engaging in arts programmes participants mental wellbeing significantly increases 0.605287
159 They replicated a moderate reduction in mental distress and additionally found a significant increase in mental wellbeing 0.645872
160 The current results are promising indicating that many people with mental health conditions have experienced benefits to their mental health and wellbeing through participating in community singing groups 0.609413
161 The findings reveal a rich array of positive benefits on the participants' social wellbeing with/in the community 0.746183
162 The ndings reveal a rich array of positive benets on the participants' social wellbeing with/in the community 0.60619
163 For example they can create mutually supportive atmospheres that can tackle social isolation and enhance people's quality of life and social wellbeing 0.621349
164 Participants report decreased anxiety decreased loneliness increased self-confidence and self-esteem and increased sense of value and purpose 0.631192
165 Wellbeing outcomes included mental health and general wellbeing 0.765222
166 However, engagement in dramatic exercises and rehearsing and performing a dramatic piece was reported by participants as a positive growth experience, as indicated by the post-treatment ratings of enhanced self-esteem, confidence and happiness 0.662712
167 However engagement in dramatic exercises and rehearsing and performing a dramatic piece was reported by participants as a positive growth experience as indicated by the post-treatment ratings of enhanced self-esteem condence and happiness 0.648715
168 The influence of various aspects of life on wellbeing has been extensively researched 0.618447
169 Matrix looked at the impacts of participation in the arts and sport on wellbeing and reported a positive impact on life satisfaction 0.669725
170 Social interaction in itself has been recognised as an important contributor to happiness and wellbeing 0.684362
171 Art participation may enhance self-efficacy and positively influence emotional wellbeing 0.653888
172 Positive affect represents pleasurable engagement and includes emotions such as enthusiasm and alert ness 0.758458
173 The well-being benefits associated with play include relief from stress increased creativity and improved relationships 0.68944
174 On the basis of a follow-up evaluation months later Parkes and Volpe conclude that increased colour awareness had a positive impact of on participants mood and physical and mental well-being 0.617248
175 Positive mental health in individuals and populations 0.733032
176 It is expressed in the concepts of healthy environment promoting active life and healing environment defined as a treatment setting that sustains the healing process by creating a supportive physical and social environment 0.629281
177 Such environments intend to promote a sense of well-being a reduction in stress and fatigue and encourage a sense of hope and positive attitude in patients 0.715049
178 Participants report decreased anxiety decreased loneliness increased self-confidence and self-esteem and increased sense of value and purpose 0.631192
179 There is growing and convincing evidence that en- gaging in creative arts activities can promote improve- ments in perceived physical and mental health social functioning and wellbeing in long-term conditions 0.607481
180 It increases relaxation and communication, contributes to reduce pain, allows bearing of stressing experiences, promotes self-control feelings and increases self-esteem 0.687522
181 It increases relaxation and communication contributes to reduce pain allows bearing of stressing experiences promotes self-control feelings and increases self-esteem 0.655493
182 These include positive effects not only on patient wellbeing but also on health outcome such as length of stay in hospital and pain tolerance 0.679734
183 Valued activities also play an important role in promoting positive enjoyment of later life and resisting depression even in a context of deteriorating health 0.612978
184 Most participants rated their quality of life as good or very good 0.627641
185 Qualitative enquiry into the meaning of such activities found that participants derived well-being through keeping busy feeling useful and valued experiencing mental stimulation and relaxation and meeting others 0.656473
186 Through -month follow-up group CB participants showed greater reductions in depressive symptoms than those in the three other conditions as well as reduced risk for major depression compared to brochure controls 0.619544 View
187 arts-in-health has benefited from the increased emphasis by the uks department of health on preventative medicine multi-agency approaches and maintenance of wellbeing uk department of health ; mla ; a strategic background that this project capitalises on 0.633236 View
188 most participants expressed improved wellbeing after the intervention such as improved mood calmed anxiety or a feeling of enhanced confidence 0.661221 View
189 enhanced self-awareness and empowerment self-esteem reduced stress 0.607604 View
190 our data showed that obese patients enrolled in the -week dtw program exhibited a signicant improvement in health- related quality of life p < 0.666699 View
191 patients found pleasure in performing the exercises and expressed positive feelings that in turn enhanced them 0.621652 View
192 It brings benefits in other areas such as environmental renewal and health promotion, and injects an element of creativity into organisational planning 0.606084 View
193 The study found that among adult participants: %% feel better or healthier % have been happier since being involved 0.605333 View
194 Social impact of participation in arts Help improve the quality of life of people with poor health 0.729202 View
195 THE STUDY SHOWS THAT PARTICIPATION IN THE ARTS CAN Help improve the quality of life of people with poor health 0.707977 View
196 qualitative evidence of the outcomes of the program suggest that it had a positive impact on participants physical and social well-being as well as upon their creative activity 0.70244 View
197 health improve health decrease anxiety decrease symptom of depression reduce medication improve mental health physiological performance increase odds of survival 0.72308 View
198 the different studies that have pointed out the successful results of incorporating art activities into the health care environment have covered aspects of improving mental and physical health reducing stress anxiety symptoms of depression the need for care service and medication and increasing the odds of survival 0.617822 View
199 in other words those who start from high cortisol values and low vas ie the most stressed out wellbeing deprived subjects manifest higher response in cortisol reduction and wellbeing gain 0.602598 View
200 health and personal wellbeing are important aspects of quality of life 0.726278 View
201 both kinds of social capital have been shown to be linked to improved health greater personal well-being better care for children lower crime and improved government oecd 0.61817 View
202 in addition a publication by the kings fund indicate a growing body of evidence that an attractive sensitively designed hospital environment can offer significant therapeutic benefits to patients and boost staff morale 0.605621 View
203 residents social environment positively influences their subjective well-being by positively inuencing a cognitive well- being and b affective well-being 0.628938 View
204 sense of well being 0.643593 View
205 positive effects of environmental conditions have also been identified including reduced stress reduced risk improved way-finding and enhanced perceptions of healthcare environments 0.627966 View
206 quantitative measures showed significant increases in participant wellness and happiness scores 0.651222 View
207 These characteristics have been linked to resilience and resilience is recognised as a component of mental wellbeing enabling people to cope with adversity to achieve their full potential and to contribute to society 0.611331 View
208 Results showed significant improvements in empowerment , mental health and social inclusion 0.604228 View
209 overall core scores significantly decreased over the months indicating improvement and subscale scores for problems/symptoms; risk and well-being also improved significantly although life functioning just missed significance 0.621496 View
210 reviews of arts-in-health interventions staricoff indicate positive therapeutic and medical outcomes including reduced stress anxiety depression and blood pressure 0.632134 View
211 it was hypothesized that pre post comparisons would demonstrate enhanced well-being increase in positive emotion wellness and happiness; decrease in negative emotion across settings 0.650919 View
212 psychiatric participants showed the largest reduction in negative panas moderate gains in vas wellness and greater gains in vas happiness 0.608965 View
213 some of the effects were reported as follows: improved ability to cope less negative feeling increased quality of life increased wellbeing reduction in anxiety better understanding of own body reduced agitation positive distractions increased social interaction reduced stress increased selfconfidence and sense of self-worth lower levels of depression increased sense of hope and increased ability to connect with valuable parts of oneself 0.638643 View
214 the qualitative part of the study showed that participants were positive about meeting with other copd patients and had an improvement in wellbeing 0.642275 View
215 the effects are reported as subjective feelings of increased self- confidence and wellbeing being part of a community building new social relationships participating in meaningful activities creating a connection between body and mind promoting relaxation fostering a sense of hope and developing new coping mechanisms and experiencing increased sense of self- worth motivation and aspiration and decreased levels of depression 0.605774 View
216 improvement in the wellbeing of participants with short-term and long- term mental health problems was also found 0.679321 View
217 participants experienced improved health and a reduced level of fatigue 0.734881 View
218 arts activities have been documented as holistic non-medical low-cost interventions with the potential of promoting public mental health and wellbeing 0.611427 View
219 benefits range from physical increased respiratory muscle strength reduction of dyspnea and per- ceived respiratory symptoms to psychological improved mood vitality social functioning reduced mental pain and increased overall quality of life 0.642573 View
220 The benefit of fresh air in buildings was observed in hospitals where wards with open windows demonstrated improvements in patient health and quicker recovery from illness compared to wards with no or closed windows 0.683745 View
221 What this study adds The findings have added to the evidence on the positive influence of hospital environment design on patients psychological and physical well-being and thereby the psychosocial outcomes of care 0.638587 View
222 The ultimate goal of a resilient society is the wellbeing of its community 0.639629 View
223 Three participants experienced this as having long-term benefits enhancing their sense of control and providing a resource for caregiving for some time after the end of the sessions: It was easier to care I dont feel so stressed and under pressure 0.636619 View
224 The creative art-making within a supportive social environment helped to alleviate the sense of depletion that carers associated with caregiving and offered a brief experience of respite that they felt enhanced their resilience and coping resources 0.635061 View
225 The results showed positive changes in self-reported general health, mental health, personal and social well-being 0.736809 View
226 Such initiatives can perform an important role in supporting the health improvement objectives of formal health care services 0.608881 View
227 Conclusions This study found that group-based activities in community centres are associated with improvements in the health and wellbeing of adults who experience poor health and other forms of social disadvantage 0.687224 View
228 The innovative activities can also be seen as enhancing the patients recovery process 0.650364 View
229 Fifth we observed significant improvements in physical performance and health-related quality of life in both intervention and control groups which is likely to reflect natural recovery from an exacerbation requiring hospitalization 0.659937 View
230 They reported finding it easy to perform a daily check-in and liked the idea of monitoring pain patterns which could contribute to a better understanding of their pain experience 0.600454 View
231 Empowerment enhances resilience and positively influences health, disease, and therapy understanding 0.684735 View
232 Studies showing higher patient satisfaction have reported lower -day hospital readmissions and improved overall health 0.691734 View
233 reported findings that engagement in a community-based arts programme can reduce loneliness doctor visits falls and medication usewhilst increasing overall health activity and morale 0.608424 View
234 As an intervention, it is effective, affordable and attractive; moreover, it equips patients receiving treatment and rehabilitation with the lifelong skill of reflective reading 0.623441 View
235 They show that participation in the circle provided a short-term better sense of well-being for all study participants 0.645687 View
236 Summary This study showed that participants in the reading circle had short-term improvement in their psychological well-being 0.630283 View
237 Program participants experienced improved quality of life and significant decreases in distress when compared with the waitlist-control group further supporting this concept of web-based minimal contact mental health support 0.648542 View
238 found that participation in a dance intervention offered enhancements in psychological wellbeing including feelings of safety and reductions in anxiety 0.620507 View
239 Conclusions: A significant opportunity exists for cross-disciplinary collaboration to advance healthcare and arts policy, generate cost-effective approaches to preventive healthcare practice, and enhance the wellbeing and health of large and diverse populations 0.624492 View
240 Performing arts are a social praxis offering potential wellbeing and health benefits to participants and are increasingly being viewed as an alternative or complement to traditional biomedical health practices and processes 0.609473 View
241 Historically the performing arts have been vitally important not only to individuals in ill-health but also an important contributor to the wellbeing and health maintenance of individuals without preexisting health behavioural or social issues 0.616213 View
242 According to the World Health Organization wellbeing is a crucial aspect of health 0.701217 View
243 A persons functional capacity and their ability to positively engage in the world around them can heavily influence their wellbeing 0.610021 View
244 Attending to the wellbeing of the caregiving partner is vital 0.642584 View
245 c To focus on positive therapeutic outcomes of health and wellbeing 0.635716 View
246 Exploratory Study Primary Outcomes In the post-test participants showed significantly improved scores on well-being body self-efficacy and the cognitive aspect of outcome expectancy 0.60788 View
247 In this study particularly positive affect vitality and coping increased 0.735879 View
248 Interestingly the data suggests that patients with initially higher expectations showed a higher increase in well-being and body self-efficacy and less negative affect than participants with lower initial expectancies of therapy outcome 0.650043 View
249 There is evidence that participating in arts programmes within various care settings can have beneficial impacts on the physical health of patients and on their psychological wellbeing 0.64399 View
250 Another type of social prescribing green prescription where outdoor spaces are used to improve health and wellbeing is beginning to gain momentum with a potential for impact across the life span 0.608796 View
251 Descriptive statistics showed that mean total scores for wellbeing increased postintervention compared with preintervention 0.72076 View
252 Art-based activities help patients regardless of their disease to build a sense of self transforming the illness experience into a positive experience and improving patients well-being and quality of life [-] 0.652863 View
253 Wellbeing is positively associated with quality of life and physical health benefits including a decreased risk for disease speedier disease recovery and increased longevity [-] 0.780672 View
254 In parallel it has been found that art-based activities are positively associated with numerous aspects of individuals physical health like a better immune system response and slower disease progression with these effects being related to well-being improvement [ -] 0.631008 View
255 Its physical practical and psychological doing is a functionality that had a positive impact on health and wellbeing for the participating service users 0.738872 View
256 The international evidence base for health and wellbeing benefits of various arts and health interventions is growing 0.625308 View
257 Previous research reported that -week museum programs reduced social isolation and increased wellbeing 0.616969 View
258 Community practice With an ageing population and reduced funding for health care public health is increasingly being utilized to provide interventions that focus on prevention of poor health and enhancing wellbeing 0.656636 View
259 Ensuring a positive life experience for older people is about promoting their health and functional capacity their social participation and security which contribute to overall quality of life and wellbeing 0.61599 View
260 Arts and creative activities have the potential to improve health wellbeing and quality of life for older people in care homes and address inequalities within this vulnerable population 0.629127 View
261 Such programmes can also contribute to social and cultural capital health inequalities social justice and public health by promoting wellbeing and quality of life for the wider public and for those populations who tend to be socially excluded or isolated 0.666454 View
262 Participating in the programme provided opportunity to enrich peoples lives wellbeing and quality of life in keeping with findings of others and the basis for the arts for health initiatives locally nationally and globally 0.701302 View
263 Qualitative analysis considered the ways in which improvements in reported wellbeing health social and physical functioning resulting from the sessions might have occurred 0.65458 View
264 Yet these differences in purpose scope and structure can also be drawn upon to help address some of the problems related to health promotion illness prevention wellbeing and quality of life for people across a range of age groups with different risk factors and from different socioeconomic and ethnic groups only some of which we have cited above 0.619737 View
265 The intervention stimulated social interaction and positive affect which in turn enabled a sense of respite in caregivers daily lives 0.633131 View
266 Some theorists suggest that the cumulative benefits of positive moments can serve as protective factors that eventually lead to improved wellbeing 0.618733 View
267 In recent years there has been increased research interest in wellbeing as people seek to learn how they might lead healthier and happier lives 0.683367 View
268 Conclusion International evidence emerging to date for arts for health activities for older people in care homes whether within or external to the home looks promising and can benefit residents health wellbeing and quality of life 0.641195 View
269 There is evidence that arts interventions have positive effects on psychological and physiological outcomes on patients in a hospital environment 0.65637 View
270 There is evidence that arts interven- tions have positive effects on psychological and physiological outcomes on patients in a hospital environment 0.656189 View
271 Positive impact on residents and staff well-being 0.720471 View
272 The findings from this review fur- ther support the growing body of evidence that strongly attests to the benefits and positive impact on the health and well-being of patients/ service users in introducing arts activities into a variety of healthcare settings 0.614926 View
273 In the largest systematic review to date of music and postop- erative recovery music improved outcomes and was significantly associated with reduced pain anxiety and analgesia usage as well as increased patient satisfaction 0.616139 View
274 Their programmes have demonstrated significant psychological and social benefits but also that crucial bio-markers that underpin not only feelings of well-being and relaxation but also markers of immune system activity were improved 0.673265 View
275 Consequently researchers and others have recognised the potential for the arts to encourage positive health outcomes by providing effective treatment and support to alleviate health issues while also protecting against future ill health 0.612394 View
276 found that higher levels of social capital increased the odds of having favourable health 0.703451 View
277 Preliminary outcome data from the PMP delivered by the SF-informed pain management service have suggested statistically and clinically significant improve- ments in self-efficacy functioning and wellbeing along with psychological and behavioural improve- ments which enabled individuals to live better in the presence of pain 0.656307 View
278 For example physiological benefits include improvements to breath- ing the respiratory system and muscle tension together with relaxation increased energy and improved posture and body control 0.603235 View
279 The general relationship between physical and psychological health in pain conditions is well estab- lished suggesting that any reductions in pain may improve psychological wellbeing and vice versa 0.701966 View
280 In turn disentangling the self from pain facilitated a greater sense of wellbeing and satisfaction with life for several participants 0.664578 View
281 Psychosocial interventions for all three popula- tions have been found to reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety increase social support networks improve quality of life and raise perceptions of care [] 0.600076 View
282 Conclusions: Self-selected music for surgical patients is an effective and low-cost intervention to enhance well being and possibly faster recovery 0.614971 View
283 Anxiety and pain-reducing therapies low-cost intervention to enhance well being and possibly faster recovery 0.688358 View
284 It suggests that the physical environment of the health care setting may improve the healing process and patients feeling of well being 0.677262 View
285 Regarding architectural features providing a spacious friendly light-flooded hospital architecture may improve patient health as measured by patient activity pain anxiety and even mortality 0.682577 View
286 Interestingly adding comfort as well as selected art work or decor to patient rooms or waiting areas also improved the satisfaction of patients with their physician and also with their overall hospital experience 0.623958 View
287 Decorative elements in the medical imaging area improve patients perception of pleasantness 0.655452 View
288 Quality of life and wellbeing are a substantial part of health 0.729992 View
289 Qualitative studies reported themes concerning a general improvement in emotional and social wellbeing including the development of the sense of group identity and belonging 0.623137 View
290 In the literature on wellbeing there is general agreement that both hedonic and eudaimonic wellbeing have positive connections with physical health 0.622353 View
291 Complementary and alternative medicine may provide unique opportunities to improve patient health and manage pain through non- pharmacological treatment and care with minimal adverse eects 0.635899 View
292 Singing interventions could be a vital component of the enhancement of health well-being and quality of life for patients and sta in nursing homes 0.605793 View
293 Results have been promising including improvements to wellbeing quality of life and to mental health as well as inciting biological signs of stress reduction 0.671658 View
294 Multilevel modelling analyses demonstrated that participants mental wellbeing significantly improved over time 0.611096 View
295 Multilevel modelling analyses demonstrated that participants mental wellbeing significantly improved over time 0.611096 View
296 This social approach to health and wellbeing is gaining a stronger empirical support base and it is clear that such programmes form an accessible and costeffective component of mental health services 0.66603 View
297 The opportunity to compose music was empowering for participants and appears to have contributed to participants wellbeing and quality of life at least in the short term 0.63293 View
298 Patients who had participated in the trial reported benefits in their physical performance and general well-being as well as a sense of achievement and self-efficacy 0.646056 View
299 It can be also included for planning programs of treatment and rehabilitation to promote wellness improve physical and emotional well-being and the quality of life 0.667952 View
300 Beneficial effects relating to general wellbeing also emerged 0.703074 View
301 Participants reported that they found the singing beneficial and reported positive changes in their physical ability and wellbeing 0.601667 View
302 Additionally patients reported better social support after the intervention 0.637574
303 We also wanted to measure positive aspects of wellbeing for FCGs such as life satisfaction and flourishing 0.61883
304 They replicated a moderate reduction in mental distress and additionally found a significant increase in mental wellbeing 0.664365
305 The findings reveal a rich array of positive benefits on the participants' social wellbeing with/in the community 0.703079
306 Wellbeing outcomes included mental health and general wellbeing 0.701985
307 However, engagement in dramatic exercises and rehearsing and performing a dramatic piece was reported by participants as a positive growth experience, as indicated by the post-treatment ratings of enhanced self-esteem, confidence and happiness 0.609241
308 However engagement in dramatic exercises and rehearsing and performing a dramatic piece was reported by participants as a positive growth experience as indicated by the post-treatment ratings of enhanced self-esteem condence and happiness 0.605722
309 Increased social support has been show to pre- dict better cognitive performance greater life satisfaction improved health-related quality of life and reduction in risk for age-related disabilities 0.702438
310 Matrix looked at the impacts of participation in the arts and sport on wellbeing and reported a positive impact on life satisfaction 0.612195
311 The studies related to invasive procedures and hospitalization commonly reported significant improve- ments related to various child outcomes including a reduction in physical and psychological symptoms of stress during needle procedures a larger proportion of positive behaviors during invasive medical procedures and Table 0.601121
312 Positive mental health in individuals and populations 0.645864
313 It is expressed in the concepts of healthy environment promoting active life and healing environment defined as a treatment setting that sustains the healing process by creating a supportive physical and social environment 0.618067
314 Such environments intend to promote a sense of well-being a reduction in stress and fatigue and encourage a sense of hope and positive attitude in patients 0.689728
315 In this perspective art is seen as an aesthetic factor that is beneficial for promoting health and essential for enhancing well-being in hospital environment 0.642148
316 The arts create a safe and supportive environment improve the physical health and the well-being of patients their relatives and medical staff [-] 0.625616
317 It improves well-being of patients in palliative and oncological care and also supports clinical work with patients with mental disorders [] 0.659102
318 It is possible due to the humanistic perspective adapted to healthcare that increases the quality and quantity of easily accessible public space in hospital environment what nowadays can be seen as an added and synergic value: it helps to transcend the division between the hospital and the city [] 0.612739
319 It increases relaxation and communication, contributes to reduce pain, allows bearing of stressing experiences, promotes self-control feelings and increases self-esteem 0.628941
320 It increases relaxation and communication contributes to reduce pain allows bearing of stressing experiences promotes self-control feelings and increases self-esteem 0.612425
321 There is moreover increasing evidence that the display of visual art especially images of nature can have positive effects on health outcomes including shorter length of stay in hospital increased pain tolerance and decreased anxiety 0.61556
322 While studies such as the ones we have de- scribed do provide evidence that visual art may have positive effects on patient wellbeing and health outcomes the quality of the evidence is not uniformly high 0.600769
323 These include positive effects not only on patient wellbeing but also on health outcome such as length of stay in hospital and pain tolerance 0.775155
324 Valued activities also play an important role in promoting positive enjoyment of later life and resisting depression even in a context of deteriorating health 0.703087
325 increased self-esteem through mastery of materials 0.628927 View
326 they experienced personally significant changes gaining confidence about themselves and their place in the community 0.680458 View
327 increased self-confidence 0.884402 View
328 sense of well being 0.623332 View
329 as a re- sult the public approval successful risk taking and enjoyable team work experiences left feelings of increased self esteem and confidence 0.607767 View
330 participants feel empowered which increases their self- belief and leads them to be more pro-active members of the community 0.620707 View
331 Participants felt more confident to take an assertive role in their futures and more integrated into their local communities 0.625312 View
332 Many participants also reported experiences of personal development stating that that they had developed increased self-confidence and self-efficacy 0.709597 View
333 Increased social well-being according to that study involves increased self-confidence increased self-esteem diminished social isolation an experience of increased social community and improved communication skills 0.60442 View
334 It also clarified through the interviews that participants had increased self-confidence and became more socially active 0.662515 View
335 The empowerment of individuals aims to help adopt self-determination and autonomy exert more influence on social and political decision-making processes and gain increased self-esteem 0.630792 View
336 He showed increased confidence and enjoyment 0.718949 View
337 Participants report pride in themselves and in their community increased confidence and a feeling of self-satisfaction 0.747358 View
338 gives people a sense of achievement pride in themselves and in their community 0.640824 View
339 Participants also reported increased self-worth and self-advocacy 0.655723
340 Participants also reported increased self-worth and self-advocacy 0.655723
341 most participants expressed improved wellbeing after the intervention such as improved mood calmed anxiety or a feeling of enhanced confidence 0.639939 View
342 in that sense they appreciated an increased freedom of action and choice compared to other facilities 0.622168 View
343 patients found pleasure in performing the exercises and expressed positive feelings that in turn enhanced them 0.636885 View
344 people indicated their enjoyment of the experience and highlighted the benefits on mental health well-being and social relationships 0.644407 View
345 The study found that among adult participants: %% feel better or healthier % have been happier since being involved 0.686362 View
346 qualitative evidence of the outcomes of the program suggest that it had a positive impact on participants physical and social well-being as well as upon their creative activity 0.60798 View
347 ninety per cent of participants registered a remarkable improvement of their wellbeing after the experience 0.614883 View
348 residents perceived positive tourism impact positively in- fluences their subjective well-being by positively inuencing a cognitive well-being and b affective well-being 0.606806 View
349 a higher sense of community comprising of sense of belonging autonomy and proudness of living in the community contributes to residents positive cognitive well-being 0.617503 View
350 finally the people involved felt an increased sense of pride and appreciation of their town 0.689649 View
351 sense of well being 0.749435 View
352 enjoyment and fun 0.682271 View
353 as a re- sult the public approval successful risk taking and enjoyable team work experiences left feelings of increased self esteem and confidence 0.609587 View
354 quantitative measures showed significant increases in participant wellness and happiness scores 0.60827 View
355 conclusions: creative museum activities showed increases in participant levels of confidence sociability and well- being 0.608859 View
356 elicit an emotional response that encourages positive feelings such as optimism hope and enjoyment; 0.728411 View
357 First people living with a significant challenge to their lives -dementia - reported positive outcomes 0.60365 View
358 individuals participating in these activities receive an increased sense of well-being derived from physical fitness kavetsos and improved mental stimulation and satisfaction in part associated with enhanced social networks gratton 0.617473 View
359 Participants reported a mixture of increased energy and fulfilment 0.712974 View
360 The results showed positive changes in self-reported general health, mental health, personal and social well-being 0.602705 View
361 Gratitude which constitutes having a more positive and appreciative outlook toward life has been identified as having a lasting protective effect against stress and depression among college-level students 0.607343 View
362 Older people have reported high levels of subjective wellbeing despite physical impairments 0.628966 View
363 Eleven participants reported positive emotions during experiences of transpersonal phenomena at EDM events characterized as happiness joy positive energy ecstasy euphoria and bliss 0.621759 View
364 Participants reported an increase in the aesthetic experience after the tango workshop : Happiness increased after the tango intervention t = - 0.610156 View
365 In this study particularly positive affect vitality and coping increased 0.629571 View
366 Overall both organisers and participants strongly believe that participation in the festival has a very positive impact on quality of life 0.613544 View
367 Participants experienced Art Rx as a positive and inclusive experience, with potential lasting benefit 0.609402 View
368 Enduring predominance of diffuse positive affective states influences mood promotes health and learning 0.620363 View
369 Research has found that social engagement in the form of social activities productive activities helping activities formal and informal learning and leisure is positively correlated with older adults physical and mental health and that joint participation in leisure activities with members of ones social network has been positively associated with life satisfaction 0.612189 View
370 Overall patients responded positively and welcomed background music recognising that it could improve mood and relieve pain 0.605504 View
371 These included high levels of motivation to attend the program enjoyment of the program increases in social participation and friendship and improved emotional wellbeing 0.614264 View
372 They also reported significant improvements to their quality of life emotional well-being self-confidence and appreciation of singing 0.601215 View
373 He showed increased confidence and enjoyment 0.719189 View
374 It reported strong evidence on the positive effects of singing on feelings of happiness and well-being 0.615446 View
375 Overall aver age weekly pre- and post-session scores for happiness and mood energy pain and anxiety showed positive changes for all or most of the ses sions 0.643175 View
376 Participants report pride in themselves and in their community increased confidence and a feeling of self-satisfaction 0.707759 View
377 gives people a sense of achievement pride in themselves and in their community 0.644575 View
378 Patients who had participated in the trial reported benefits in their physical performance and general well-being as well as a sense of achievement and self-efficacy 0.646845 View
379 In interviews patients who had participated in the trial reported bene- fits in their physical performance and general well-being as well as a sense of achievement and self-efficacy 0.612406 View
380 Participants reported that they found the singing beneficial and reported positive changes in their physical ability and wellbeing 0.631943 View
381 Additionally patients reported better social support after the intervention 0.627116
382 High participation and retention rates indicated that the intervention was received favorably by participants 0.611287
383 High participation and retention rates indicated that the intervention was received favorably by participants 0.611287
384 The company and developing friendship of others made the participants happy 0.602967
385 The impact on local pride and the feel- good factor for people interested in the place 0.639311
386 However, engagement in dramatic exercises and rehearsing and performing a dramatic piece was reported by participants as a positive growth experience, as indicated by the post-treatment ratings of enhanced self-esteem, confidence and happiness 0.606056
387 However engagement in dramatic exercises and rehearsing and performing a dramatic piece was reported by participants as a positive growth experience as indicated by the post-treatment ratings of enhanced self-esteem condence and happiness 0.620517
388 Matrix looked at the impacts of participation in the arts and sport on wellbeing and reported a positive impact on life satisfaction 0.602451
389 Positive affect represents pleasurable engagement and includes emotions such as enthusiasm and alert ness 0.687593
390 Participants reported a high sense of achievement and felt involved in the session 0.605155
391 Participants reported a positive experience of new learning 0.613332
392 Most participants rated their quality of life as good or very good 0.625119
393 most participants expressed improved wellbeing after the intervention such as improved mood calmed anxiety or a feeling of enhanced confidence 0.604177 View
394 enhanced self-awareness and empowerment self-esteem reduced stress 0.657444 View
395 reported reduced falls-risk as a result of dance participation which was seen in turn to have positive impact on mood states such as depression 0.619194 View
396 Music has been associated with reduced anxiety in young adults, enhanced mood and purpose in adults and mental wellbeing, quality of life, self-awareness and coping in people with diagnosed health conditions 0.61123 View
397 In both music was associated with significant reductions in stress anxiety and depression compared with the control condition 0.645209 View
398 health improve health decrease anxiety decrease symptom of depression reduce medication improve mental health physiological performance increase odds of survival 0.747949 View
399 raises attention;explore memories; stimulate thinking throughperceived forms;decreased systolic bloodpressure reduce tension and decrease depression decrease disease development 0.649564 View
400 visual arts can reduce stress levels and reduce the symptoms of depression for some patients 0.715491 View
401 key findings from the review include evidence that exposure to the arts may reduce anxiety and depression in specific groups of patients 0.668258 View
402 reviews of arts-in-health interventions staricoff indicate positive therapeutic and medical outcomes including reduced stress anxiety depression and blood pressure 0.614904 View
403 Engagement in specially designed arts activities or arts therapies can reduce physical symptoms and improve mental health issues 0.630177 View
404 some of the effects were reported as follows: improved ability to cope less negative feeling increased quality of life increased wellbeing reduction in anxiety better understanding of own body reduced agitation positive distractions increased social interaction reduced stress increased selfconfidence and sense of self-worth lower levels of depression increased sense of hope and increased ability to connect with valuable parts of oneself 0.713257 View
405 an overview of randomized controlled trails studies that used creative arts therapies cats on cancer patients using pre- and post-intervention measurements showed that cats can lead to reduced anxiety depression and pain symptoms and improved quality of life in cancer patients; however the effect was reduced in follow-ups 0.60484 View
406 participant reported in both sessions that his initial anxiety state before viewing the art was higher than what he would consider normal tai but in both sessions he reported a decrease in his current level of anxi- ety to below his trait level 0.628234 View
407 although there was not a significant change in the level of anxiety experienced after viewing the artworks with the excep- tion of participant all participants in each session experienced a reduction in anxiety 0.617642 View
408 Depression levels decreased more especially in women 0.602505 View
409 Specifically it reduced perceived cognitive load increased satisfaction with information and increased perceptions of effective decisions 0.6178 View
410 Patients with mild to moderate depression receive the least intrusive intervention first with the aim of reducing their symptomology and also preventing their symptoms from worsening whilst waiting for access to psychotherapy 0.679234 View
411 The results of the current pilot study found that both Positive Psychology for Overcoming Depression and Overcoming Depression: A Self-Help Guide using Cognitive Behavioural Techniques reduced symptoms of depression and increased feelings of well-being when delivered over an week intervention period with reminder emails sent weekly 0.615089 View
412 Through -month follow-up group CB participants showed greater reductions in depressive symptoms than those in the three other conditions as well as reduced risk for major depression compared to brochure controls 0.644031 View
413 Group CB participants also showed greater reductions in depressive symptoms than bib ho therapy and brochure control participants by - and -year follow-up ; in addition risk for onset of major or minor depression over -year follow-up was lower for both group CB participants and CB bibliotherapy participants compared to brochure controls 0.638258 View
414 Program participants experienced improved quality of life and significant decreases in distress when compared with the waitlist-control group further supporting this concept of web-based minimal contact mental health support 0.632423 View
415 Similarly a study examining the impact of a dance intervention on teenage participants mental health found a decrease in mental dissatisfaction in participants 0.629887 View
416 found that participation in a dance intervention offered enhancements in psychological wellbeing including feelings of safety and reductions in anxiety 0.626597 View
417 Movement in a protected setting seems to generally stimulate positive affect vitality and coping and to decrease tension depressed affect and anxiety 0.630754 View
418 Animal assisted therapy was found to be helpful in reducing stress and lowering blood pressure 0.654576 View
419 The evidence included reduced symptoms of depression and anxiety and a range of self-reported benefits across emotional social physical occupational and spiritual aspects of the lives of mental health service-users 0.716499 View
420 It also supports emotion regulation stress reduction wellbeing and helps protect against depression 0.696293 View
421 For example cultural engagement can support emotion regulation provide protective cognitive stimulation provide social interaction which can be a source of social support as well as buffer stress reduce sedentary behaviours associated with depression and support coping skills 0.615674 View
422 Decreased anxiety after the art sessions was reported by 1,0 of 2,1 patients 0.639108 View
423 Since changes in anxiety associated with short punctual interventions are rather difficult to rate using conventional scales such as the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale [-] patients were asked qualitatively for their perception of decreased anxiety after completion of the session 0.68564 View
424 Anxiety Among patients hospitalized in the departments of geriatric medicine and asked for anxiety by paramedics before and after a small-group guided art-discussion / reported decreased anxiety after the session 0.634233 View
425 Participants reported decreased social disconnection and pain unpleasantness pre- to post-tour 0.638365 View
426 - Studies in care homes have shown the adverse effect of prolonged lack of stimulation and inactivity such as increased risk of cognitive decline apathy depression and agitation and the positive impact of participation in activities which can lead to a reduction in challenging behaviours and depression and improvements in mood 0.675372 View
427 Visual art has been shown to alleviate stress and anxiety in patients in healthcare settings 0.62175 View
428 Sessions visibly calmed anxiety and in some cases increased levels of enjoyment in depressed patients 0.674226 View
429 Taiwan Hospital patients Uncontrolled observational study Experimental design Significant reduction in participants anxiety after they had listened to music 0.646723 View
430 Significant decreases in State Anxiety Scale and VAS scores in intervention group 0.733345 View
431 investigated the effects of music listening in the management of chronic pain found the music group had significantly reduced anxiety and depression scores in comparison to the control group 0.650486 View
432 Similarly if anxiety and depression can be reduced through participating in arts activities use of anti-depressants may be reduced with a subsequent reduction in costs and fewer side effects for patients 0.653449 View
433 Residents baseline depression symptoms significantly declined following weeks of music therapy p 0.667449 View
434 People with depression are reported as having a reduced capacity to regulate their moods suc cessfully 0.657873 View
435 Phases of Treatment in Depression In the acute phase of a major depressive episode treatment is aimed at reducing and eliminating as many symptoms as possible to restore the patient to adequate work and psychosocial functioning 0.645121 View
436 Psychosocial interventions for all three popula- tions have been found to reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety increase social support networks improve quality of life and raise perceptions of care [] 0.61571 View
437 Studies have shown reductions in anxiety improvements in mood and reductions in cardiovascular measures such as blood pressure 0.743332 View
438 Mood was particularly found to increase for those who had lower mental wellbeing with significant positive correlations between changes in mood and baseline anxiety levels and depression levels and significant negative correlations between changes in mood and baseline levels of both wellbeing and social resilience 0.618512 View
439 Anxiety and pain-reducing therapies low-cost intervention to enhance well being and possibly faster recovery 0.687177 View
440 Perioperative music reduced pain pain medication anxiety and blood pressure and heart rate in patients with local and regional anesthesia 0.703056 View
441 Results: After the singing experience, participants showed a decrease in their levels of anxiety and depression 0.705017 View
442 This study shows similar findings with an improvement on specific anxiety and depression items 0.624631 View
443 results: After the singing experience participants showed a decrease in their levels of anxiety and depression 0.709724 View
444 This study shows similar findings with an improvement on specific anxiety and depression items 0.624631 View
445 In this study the indications of a reduction in anxiety and depression observed are very encouraging because depression has negative effects on health and preventing depression is one of the major objectives of the World Health Organization and national public health authorities 0.695205 View
446 Results Participants in the choir group showed a significantly greater decrease in anxiety over time than participants in the control group and a significantly greater increase in well-being 0.608772 View
447 results Participants in the choir group showed a significantly greater decrease in anxiety over time than participants in the control group and a significantly greater increase in well-being 0.612582 View
448 A meta-analysis of thera- peutic counselling skills training and psychoeducational interventions for caregivers of cancer patients found evidence of reductions in caregiving burden enhanced coping strategies self-efficacy physical functioning anxiety family relations and social functioning 0.617945 View
449 They replicated a moderate reduction in mental distress and additionally found a significant increase in mental wellbeing 0.636376
450 Their results demonstrated that choir participants depression reduced with a large effect size 0.600737
451 Social group memberships protect against future depression alleviate depression symptoms and prevent depression relapse 0.609993
452 Participants report decreased anxiety decreased loneliness increased self-confidence and self-esteem and increased sense of value and purpose 0.639184
453 Compared to the baseline social activity a significant improvement was observed during the intervention at time for the outcome domains attention and pleasure and a significant reduction between baseline activity and the intervention at time was observed for the domain of sadness 0.616253
454 According to the attention restoration theory the physiological manifestations such as blood pressure and heart rate indicate a lower stress under the conditions where the patient is not exposed to direct contact with a highly stimulating factors [] 0.608991
455 On the other hand other studies have shown that alexithymia may be reduced such as in a study on depressed patients who received antidepressant medication and/or psychotherapy 0.627668
456 Participants report decreased anxiety decreased loneliness increased self-confidence and self-esteem and increased sense of value and purpose 0.639184
457 It increases relaxation and communication, contributes to reduce pain, allows bearing of stressing experiences, promotes self-control feelings and increases self-esteem 0.61574
458 It increases relaxation and communication contributes to reduce pain allows bearing of stressing experiences promotes self-control feelings and increases self-esteem 0.628943
459 enhanced self-awareness and empowerment self-esteem reduced stress 0.656154 View
460 increased self-esteem through mastery of materials 0.757789 View
461 they experienced personally significant changes gaining confidence about themselves and their place in the community 0.622639 View
462 Social impact of participation in arts Increase peoples confidence and sense of self-worth 0.709424 View
463 THE STUDY SHOWS THAT PARTICIPATION IN THE ARTS CAN Increase peoples confidence and sense of self-worth 0.673034 View
464 by helping to reaffirm a group s identity it helps groups gain pride and confidence in their abilities 0.632098 View
465 residents social environment positively influences their subjective well-being by positively inuencing a cognitive well- being and b affective well-being 0.601437 View
466 a higher sense of community comprising of sense of belonging autonomy and proudness of living in the community contributes to residents positive cognitive well-being 0.682817 View
467 finally the people involved felt an increased sense of pride and appreciation of their town 0.612807 View
468 active participation in the arts leads in addition to improved self-concept and sense of control over ones life 0.601027 View
469 increased self-confidence 0.751783 View
470 sense of well being 0.618692 View
471 importance of quality pride in achievement do participants and artists regard excellence or quality as important 0.643074 View
472 increased self-confidence research studies have frequently identified an increase in self-confidence as an outcome of arts participation 0.628125 View
473 as a re- sult the public approval successful risk taking and enjoyable team work experiences left feelings of increased self esteem and confidence 0.622483 View
474 it was found that participating in arts activities can have a positive effect on self-confidence, self-esteem, relationship building and a sense of belonging, qualities which have been associated with resilience and mental wellbeing 0.618422 View
475 the results show that meaningful creative activity can help activate and boost psychosocial resources such as turning focus towards positive life experiences enhancing self-esteem promoting identity building and creating new opportunities 0.631139 View
476 the effects are reported as subjective feelings of increased self- confidence and wellbeing being part of a community building new social relationships participating in meaningful activities creating a connection between body and mind promoting relaxation fostering a sense of hope and developing new coping mechanisms and experiencing increased sense of self- worth motivation and aspiration and decreased levels of depression 0.601042 View
477 participants feel empowered which increases their self- belief and leads them to be more pro-active members of the community 0.619984 View
478 The results demonstrated an increase in knowledge perceived severity perceived self-efficacy and perceived benefits 0.614976 View
479 Many participants also reported experiences of personal development stating that that they had developed increased self-confidence and self-efficacy 0.662906 View
480 According to the participants it is important to identify the patients abilities and interests since experiences of being a capable person strengthen ones sense of self 0.603193 View
481 Increased social well-being according to that study involves increased self-confidence increased self-esteem diminished social isolation an experience of increased social community and improved communication skills 0.613509 View
482 Furthermore support for selfesteem and allied confidence agency ability and sense of purpose are theorised to improve individual psychosocial wellbeing 0.697624 View
483 There is growing evidence that art-based activities have positive benefits for patients such as improvements in self-esteem confidence and mood [ ] 0.629658 View
484 The empowerment of individuals aims to help adopt self-determination and autonomy exert more influence on social and political decision-making processes and gain increased self-esteem 0.663423 View
485 The model links to psychological concepts of self-esteem and wellbeing to build an understanding of individual characteristics and life experiences that constitute important factors in community-based later-life social interventions 0.621761 View
486 They also reported significant improvements to their quality of life emotional well-being self-confidence and appreciation of singing 0.608354 View
487 He showed increased confidence and enjoyment 0.642548 View
488 Qualitative studies reported themes concerning a general improvement in emotional and social wellbeing including the development of the sense of group identity and belonging 0.614138 View
489 Participants report pride in themselves and in their community increased confidence and a feeling of self-satisfaction 0.692287 View
490 gives people a sense of achievement pride in themselves and in their community 0.704688 View
491 Participants also started to acknowledge their skill and to take more ownership of the compositional process as their apparent confidence in their skills increased 0.614033 View
492 Such engagement in cultural activities has been found to result in: the gaining of new skills improved informal and formal learning increased self-confidence self-esteem and feeling of self-worth the improvement or creation of social networks an enhanced quality of life the promotion of social cohesion personal and community empowerment and improvement of personal and local image identity and wellbeing 0.622685
493 Participants also reported increased self-worth and self-advocacy 0.778965
494 The impact on local pride and the feel- good factor for people interested in the place 0.643095
495 community benefits include the celebration of community enhancement of community identity image and uniqueness improved quality of life pride and community recognition 0.657352
496 However, engagement in dramatic exercises and rehearsing and performing a dramatic piece was reported by participants as a positive growth experience, as indicated by the post-treatment ratings of enhanced self-esteem, confidence and happiness 0.604394
497 Participants also reported increased self-worth and self-advocacy 0.778965
498 Social impact of participation in arts Help people extend control over their own lives 0.762954 View
499 Empowerment is a multidimensional social process through which individuals and groups gain better understanding and control over their lives 0.66055 View
500 Ensuring a positive life experience for older people is about promoting their health and functional capacity their social participation and security which contribute to overall quality of life and wellbeing 0.62025 View
501 health and personal wellbeing are important aspects of quality of life 0.603118 View
502 it was hypothesized that pre post comparisons would demonstrate enhanced well-being increase in positive emotion wellness and happiness; decrease in negative emotion across settings 0.601919 View
503 They affect the way people feel consciously or unconsciously thereby triggering changes in behavior and wellbeing 0.600812 View
504 As well as integrating new interests into their lives the classes inadvertently encouraged healthier routines 0.63269 View
505 The inadvertent transition to more active lifestyles ties with previous findings that adult learning is associated with improved health and greater uptake of health-promoting behaviours such as quitting smoking and taking more exercise 0.626674 View
506 Activities such as those delivered through the community centres in this study have a part to play in helping shift an agenda towards the promotion of wellbeing and positive health 0.60267 View
507 Participants also are instructed about healthy lifestyles behaviors and risks for disease 0.630442 View
508 Another type of social prescribing green prescription where outdoor spaces are used to improve health and wellbeing is beginning to gain momentum with a potential for impact across the life span 0.634028 View
509 Nature prescriptions can promote physical activity leading to positive health outcomes while contact with nature can have an additional restorative effect on mental wellbeing 0.623946 View
510 Wellbeing is positively associated with quality of life and physical health benefits including a decreased risk for disease speedier disease recovery and increased longevity [-] 0.623864 View
511 In recent years there has been increased research interest in wellbeing as people seek to learn how they might lead healthier and happier lives 0.661121 View
512 One possible counterbalance to these reinforcing loops is to increase public awareness of the negative effects of unhealthy eating which could over time lead individuals to change their eating patterns especially through education from healthcare professionals 0.675419 View
513 It can be also included for planning programs of treatment and rehabilitation to promote wellness improve physical and emotional well-being and the quality of life 0.650691 View
514 Beneficial effects relating to general wellbeing also emerged 0.60376 View
515 Such environments intend to promote a sense of well-being a reduction in stress and fatigue and encourage a sense of hope and positive attitude in patients 0.649573
516 A broader definition of health including wellbeing and an emphasis on preventative medicine and multi-agency approaches to care within the UK s National Health Service, has facilitated the work of museums and galleries in this area 0.61975 View
517 broadly speaking empowering a community can be understood as providing individuals with access to tools and services such as training education and healthcare 0.749257 View
518 improvements to and increased use of public facilities increasing social capital improved levels of communication in community 0.601443 View
519 fur- thermore the treatment offered an opportunity for participants to learn about their disease and management options 0.600369 View
520 Interfaces allow for the interaction and communication between modules components and people involved in healthcare provision [] 0.616867 View
521 Social prescribing in primary care is a way of expanding the therapeutic options available to primary care consultations such that new life opportunities may be offered to the patient that can add meaning form new relationships or give the patient a chance to take responsibility or be creative 0.635265 View
522 A focus on local collaboration with other agencies and stakeholders with an interest in health promotion and building community capacity 0.653942 View
523 This result is in accordance with the aim of implementing a health education program according to WHO namely to increase individual or community knowledge in the health sector by disseminating knowledge about how to maintain and promote health achieving changes in individual family and community knowledge in fostering and maintaining healthy and healthy behaviors and an active role in efforts to realize optimal health degrees 0.715447 View
524 Digital Empowerment Tools and eHealth and mHealth Health-promoting interactive technologies show significant potential for effecting behavioral change and promoting disease self-management by education and active patient involvement directed at understanding health disease and treatment 0.710966 View
525 Conclusions: A significant opportunity exists for cross-disciplinary collaboration to advance healthcare and arts policy, generate cost-effective approaches to preventive healthcare practice, and enhance the wellbeing and health of large and diverse populations 0.625951 View
526 In the modern world perceptions of what it means to be healthy indicate an imperative to explore alternative ways of addressing quality of life and wellbeing for all people at all stages of life and levels of health 0.609236 View
527 They provide opportunities and support for learning and knowledge development, health and wellbeing, community development, and economic development 0.668638 View
528 They provide opportunities and support for learning and knowledge development health and wellbeing community development and economic development 0.675682 View
529 Other high impact actions related to social prescribing include active signposting that provides patients with a first point of contact to direct them to an appropriate source of help such as web and app-based portals and supporting people to play a greater role in their own health 0.662481 View
530 We suggest it is also useful to understand commonly used forms of assessment in healthcare settings to further elucidate how impact is framed and measured in terms of health and wellbeing outcomes and from the perspectives of healthcare staff 0.629059 View
531 The international evidence base for health and wellbeing benefits of various arts and health interventions is growing 0.604659 View
532 Arts for health initiatives and networks are being developed in a number of countries and an international literature is emerging on the evidence of their benefits to people's health, wellbeing and quality of life 0.648026 View
533 The project aims both to enhance the quality of life of its participants and to demonstrate to care staff the emotional social and physical potential of people in their care 0.666398 View
534 Findings show that design-driven engagement journalism practices can make public records culture more inclusive, engaging, and accessible, and support more collaborative and creative engagement between journalists and audiences 0.609583 View
535 Findings show that design-driven engagement journalism practices can make public records culture more inclusive engaging and accessible and support more collaborative and creative engagement between journalists and audiences 0.618995 View
536 CCPHE is committed to encouraging and facilitating collaborative opportunities for health education research service and advocacy to enhance the social well-being and integration of individuals in custody their families and communities 0.641552 View
537 Improving access to further and higher education for young people in public care 0.730324 View
538 In response to requests for collaboration, and through cross-disciplinary academic partnerships in both public health and social welfare, we have begun to leverage design advocacy to improve health outcomes 0.627506
539 Promoting health and innovation health promotion practice through a community arts centre 0.601102
540 Such approaches treat health promotion and intervention as a collaboration between community members healthcare professionals and researchers 0.666304
541 Community-Based participatory research contributions to intervention research: the intersection of science and practice to improve health equity 0.620683
542 Background: Patient and public involvement and engagement is recognized as important for improved quality in health service provision and research 0.682655
543 Concomitantly there is a move in healthcare towards an integrative collaborative and patient-centered model of care that requires strategies be developed to: promote knowledge uptake and dissemination be suitable for multiple audiences and account for patient preferences in care provision and patient involvement in decision- making 0.680364
544 A growing awareness of the complex nature of decision-making in healthcare for both provider and recipient and the related health-illness experience has prompted a movement toward exploring innovative approaches to transfer research and communicate with multiple audiences [] 0.651278
545 Social impact of participation in arts Allow people to explore their values meanings and dreams 0.83226 View
546 the perception and motivation segment covers peoples perception of arts feeling more positive about them and recognising their influence on personal motivation energy mood and on self-image and self-assessment considerations 0.638847 View
547 a few of the reviewed studies enumerated factors that enhance the arts experience effectiveness on inducing the propagation of the effects: activities which are linked with local community value systems the flexible and open spirit of the engagement the ability to boost collaboration and empathy providing opportunities for expressing feelings and for stimulating imagination and lastly the intensity of the experience 0.621136 View
548 it also gives them deeper insight into the personal experiences and outcomes of individual users 0.624418 View
549 From this an analysis of clients subjective responses to objects allowed us to both generate new concepts and determine factors for success in achieving wellbeing outcomes 0.633362 View
550 cultural participation enhances social cohesion because it creates occasions for socialization that are particularly attractive 0.600633 View
551 first building a sense of community where through the enhancement of social interaction which leads to social cohesion social capital can be formed encompassing the effects on those more directly involved in the experience 0.663824 View
552 repeated opportunities for encounters and social interaction can produce social solidarity and social cohesion through the recognition of common interests and the creation of common connections 0.686481 View
553 the stimulation of social interactions helps to tackle isolation and contributes to building bonds 0.668032 View
554 therefore individuals that are brought together through intensive interaction and cooperation activities might foster social capital and increase their ability for community involvement in the future 0.675332 View
555 its experiential activities provide opportunities for social interaction and the creation of common grounds developing trust of others establishing social bonds and building bridges in a pluralistic society social capital ; subsequently by bringing people together and enhancing community-oriented values these activities strengthen public and critic awareness of their life settings and enhance specific community organizational skills which can encourage capacity for collective action and civic engagement community involvement 0.646942 View
556 social activities are a key part of social networking 0.641166 View
557 providing an experience for participants to learn technical and interpersonal skills important for collective organizing increasing the scope of individuals social networks providing an experience for the organizations involved to enhance their capacities 0.619308 View
558 as well as the social networks created through this type of participation 0.637446 View
559 social contact and social skills 0.741374 View
560 we need the opportunities to interact with a reasonably broad spread of people and to build up a level of trust through positive rather than negative experiences 0.651081 View
561 improvements to and increased use of public facilities increasing social capital improved levels of communication in community 0.611988 View
562 provide a positive social experience reducing social isolation; 0.677645 View
563 through public involvement social networks and cohesion can be developed 0.63726 View
564 participants improve their ability to form better and stronger relationships and therefore feel less lonely and experience a sense of belonging to the community 0.602218 View
565 participants strengthen their social networks and improve their ability to form better and stronger relationships 0.723801 View
566 Social inclusion is an important factor in promoting optimum health and wellness for older adults 0.602614 View
567 Social capital The comments collated here support previous findings that adult education tends to enhance social capital through facilitating a sense of belonging promoting tolerance of others and providing participants with the opportunity and skills to extend their social networks 0.612029 View
568 Robust social infrastructure fosters contact mutual support and collaboration 0.608473 View
569 Such engagement can increase the self-confidence and morale of older people and provide opportunities for increased social connections, leading to higher levels of social cohesion 0.693174 View
570 Such engagement has been found to increase the self-confidence and morale of older people as well as providing opportunities for increased social connections both with other older people and with younger people 0.612385 View
571 Social interaction between participants and the facilitator and with other participants 0.602727 View
572 For example people reported evaluating themselves and others differently as a result of the group experience communicating more effectively and becoming more socially engaged due to increased confidence 0.627027 View
573 Using resources in this way to widen participation and foster community involvement effectively changes attitudes and promotes social integration 0.624662 View
574 Arts also facilitated interactions and enhanced social capital helping to strengthen existing relationships and build new ones 0.630301 View
575 More recently outcomes of improved communication increased socialisation and a better atmosphere have been identified 0.62784 View
576 Engagement in shared experiences leading to increased communication and interaction has the potential to address social isolation in particular 0.654042 View
577 Other benefits to the individuals included increased enjoyment and satisfaction and the opportunity to share and connect with others and increased social interaction 0.713536 View
578 Finally the development of meaningful relationships with others who experience pain provides opportunities for social inclusion within the community and the rebirth of their social identities 0.607102 View
579 The fun spirit and welcoming feel of the group has the effect of assisting new community members through a major life transition whilst having a positive impact on the individuals psychological state 0.602868 View
580 A control group with other activities controls for increased social contact and stimulation 0.678738
581 This design could facilitate evaluation of effects of group and individual sessions and more robustly evaluate impact on social participation 0.601169
582 Social impact of participation in arts Extend involvement in social activity 0.731845 View
583 THE STUDY SHOWS THAT PARTICIPATION IN THE ARTS CAN Extend involvement in social activity 0.693549 View
584 processes relating to social relationships are described as interaction through playing of instruments promotion of empathic relationships increased communication and reduced social isolation 0.627163 View
585 Social impact of participation in arts Help people take up or develop careers in the arts Reduce isolation by helping people to make friends Develop community networks and sociability 0.675507 View
586 the stimulation of social interactions helps to tackle isolation and contributes to building bonds 0.770602 View
587 its experiential activities provide opportunities for social interaction and the creation of common grounds developing trust of others establishing social bonds and building bridges in a pluralistic society social capital ; subsequently by bringing people together and enhancing community-oriented values these activities strengthen public and critic awareness of their life settings and enhance specific community organizational skills which can encourage capacity for collective action and civic engagement community involvement 0.620649 View
588 further visiting museums can be seen as a specific type of social engagement: visiting can reduce per- ceived isolation by encouraging people to leave their homes it is an activity that is frequently a focal point for meeting family/friends and even if people attend alone there is casual social contact with museum staff and/or other visitors 0.606341 View
589 reducing social isolation 0.715877 View
590 participants believed the creative process gave the young people and police an opportunity to relate to each other as people 0.61193 View
591 the public voice and recognition of their views was a powerful experience and one which created new social networks and a greater sense of belonging to many different communities 0.620848 View
592 provide a positive social experience reducing social isolation; 0.791398 View
593 research showed that being an volunteer gave people the opportunity to reach out to others and make connections and friendships 0.776156 View
594 smiling encourages people to feel more connected with each other and safer so it reduces fear of crime an important element in the quality of life of many neighborhoods 0.60901 View
595 participants improve their ability to form better and stronger relationships and therefore feel less lonely and experience a sense of belonging to the community 0.663088 View
596 The increased connection between staff whilst doing tasks and residents led to increased opportunities for social connection 0.618173 View
597 As such on an individual level engagement with third places can have positive effects on wellbeing by providing support networks and raising the spirits of participants warding off stress loneliness and isolation 0.616299 View
598 A sense of community is present in that volunteers feel they belong and matter to the group and that they develop affective bonds a shared emotional connection based on their activities and social interactions 0.647075 View
599 Increased social well-being according to that study involves increased self-confidence increased self-esteem diminished social isolation an experience of increased social community and improved communication skills 0.608185 View
600 This encouraged participants to communicate and engage in a dialogue about themselves and their connections to the local area 0.614462 View
601 The cooperative and enriching group experiences in the workshop contexts resulted in solidarity and increased social bonds new relationships and improved communication new friendships and reduced isolation and adult-youth interactions and facilitated relationship building between individuals of different ethnic backgrounds 0.751841 View
602 Participants report feelings of peer acceptance positive social interactions and improved ability to make friends 0.704963 View
603 This interaction with other people eliminates the feeling of loneliness and enhances their psychological status 0.661445 View
604 Living with difference: encounters and peoples social networks and feelings of home Fleeting as well as deeper forms of encounters positively influence peoples capacity to deal with otherness 0.60881 View
605 Such engagement can increase the self-confidence and morale of older people and provide opportunities for increased social connections, leading to higher levels of social cohesion 0.601863 View
606 Results: Inductive thematic analysis of Phase 1 interview data revealed increased feelings of wellbeing brought about by improved self-esteem, decreased social isolation and the formation of communities of practice 0.606587 View
607 Participants felt that the intervention gave them routine and structure with an opportunity to engage positively with others which in turn decreased the sense of social isolation and was felt to support wellbeing and the potential of recovery 0.637566 View
608 The role of participatory and receptive arts engagement in preventing or alleviating loneliness among older adults as well as facilitating bonding in new and existing relationships has been also increasingly recognised [ ] 0.659542 View
609 Participants reported decreased social disconnection and pain unpleasantness pre- to post-tour 0.60246 View
610 This personal growth allowed participants to communicate better with people close to them 0.612522 View
611 Engagement in shared experiences leading to increased communication and interaction has the potential to address social isolation in particular 0.726182 View
612 Our findings show that participatory arts promoted social connectedness through facilitating collective enjoyment supporting and encouraging others developing a sense of camaraderie and community and strengthening friendships 0.607458 View
613 The fun spirit and welcoming feel of the group has the effect of assisting new community members through a major life transition whilst having a positive impact on the individuals psychological state 0.623887 View
614 For example they can create mutually supportive atmospheres that can tackle social isolation and enhance people's quality of life and social wellbeing 0.643694
615 Teachers reported that students empathy with others had improved with lower levels of antisocial behaviour whereas children described an improvement in their social relation- ships and less experience of bullying and victimisation 0.608007
616 it also intends that empowerment should go beyond individuals and support people to create or strengthen community 0.617356 View
617 It can contribute to social cohesion by developing networks and understanding, and building local capacity for organisation and self-determination 0.745279 View
618 It can contribute to social cohesion by developing networks and understanding and building local capacity for organisation and self-determination 0.742869 View
619 Social impact of participation in arts Strengthen community co-operation and networking 0.64989 View
620 THE STUDY SHOWS THAT PARTICIPATION IN THE ARTS CAN Develop community networks and sociability 0.68752 View
621 social networks are only one aspect of social cohesion 0.607488 View
622 community social value social contact and interaction social inclusion promote sense of identity social capital inspired action on social issue civic engagement 0.660245 View
623 the community social value is an area of collective impact raised by cultural activities that concern the promotion of social contact interaction and social inclusion enhancement of the sense of community identity development of the ability to cooperate on a social issue to civic engage and to build social capital 0.608847 View
624 providing an experience of collective efficacy and civic engagement which spurs participants to further collective action to be a source of pride for residents participants and non- participants alike in their community increasing their sense of connection to that community 0.610161 View
625 increasing the scope of individuals social networks 0.615819 View
626 first building a sense of community where through the enhancement of social interaction which leads to social cohesion social capital can be formed encompassing the effects on those more directly involved in the experience 0.787135 View
627 repeated opportunities for encounters and social interaction can produce social solidarity and social cohesion through the recognition of common interests and the creation of common connections 0.719431 View
628 the stimulation of social interactions helps to tackle isolation and contributes to building bonds 0.706371 View
629 in turn when bringing people together it helps to increase public awareness and to improve group planning and organising activities the core bases of community empowerment for collective action 0.660762 View
630 therefore individuals that are brought together through intensive interaction and cooperation activities might foster social capital and increase their ability for community involvement in the future 0.703444 View
631 its experiential activities provide opportunities for social interaction and the creation of common grounds developing trust of others establishing social bonds and building bridges in a pluralistic society social capital ; subsequently by bringing people together and enhancing community-oriented values these activities strengthen public and critic awareness of their life settings and enhance specific community organizational skills which can encourage capacity for collective action and civic engagement community involvement 0.710782 View
632 concretely culture by inducing a transversal on-going process of social learning which results on specific social capacities namely social capital building and leadership and organisational skill can stimulated a system of networks demanded to forge bottom-up process of collective action and to sustain cross-boundary dynamics 0.65803 View
633 culture is a key to achieve inclusive development to strengthen social bonds and cooperation and to foster creativity and innovation 0.601815 View
634 social capital refers to features of social organization such as networks norms and social trust that facilitate coordination and cooperation for mutual benefit 0.68569 View
635 social cohesion social cohesion refers to the extent of connectedness and solidarity among groups in society 0.633157 View
636 was vital in underpinning a sense of community and social cohesion 0.69676 View
637 social regeneration cultural access and participation community cooperation and networking effective public participation involvement of volunteers representation of different cultures contact between the generations rehabilitation of adults/children/unhealthy need of enjoyment creativity impulsion image identity and sense of place cultural leadership in regional competitiveness positive perception of project liveability image and reputation of the area pride and sense of belonging meeting cultural expectations understanding of different perspectives 0.651315 View
638 providing an experience for participants to learn technical and interpersonal skills important for collective organizing increasing the scope of individuals social networks providing an experience for the organizations involved to enhance their capacities 0.608755 View
639 social cohesion inclusion capacity health and well-being identity 0.614884 View
640 as well as the social networks created through this type of participation 0.765053 View
641 social contact and social skills 0.604635 View
642 social inclusion and community development practice 0.67114 View
643 improve collective processes through participation in cultural activ- ities to foster new forms of sociability and to link social approval and recognition to commitment 0.669717 View
644 accounting for social cohesion and sense of belonging to community 0.659319 View
645 perceptions: sense of belonging to community trust and supportive relationships with other communities and institutions social cohesion social inclusion sense of place -place identity dependency and attachment 0.639737 View
646 a direct impacts individual level: social well-being direct impacts: individual level social well-being become part of a social group belonging social capital bridging and bonding make new friends and socialize fight isolation and increase mental health mental health skills for daily use-recreation increase sense of ownership of place and heritage sense of belonging to place/ sense of identity skills for job market knowledge education and personal development create new professional networks awareness about historic evolution development learn more about heritage-increase excitement self-motivation/self-direction abilities won self-empowerment and confidence find life orientation-goals personal satisfaction and pride for service offered b direct impacts community level social well-being: social cohesion direct impacts: community level social well-being increase inclusion of newcomers in community roles social capital bridging /inclusion increase bonding and empowerment via team work social capital bonding /social cohesion intra-generation links mingle with other island residents social capital linking sense of belonging to community collective empowerment unlock potentials for self-enclosed groups c indirect impacts for wider community of place via use of outputs heritage centers utilized as community centers and poles of interest indirect impacts enhanced sense of belonging to group sustained population by supporting access to place enhanced community and place bonds heritage protection projects accountable to community providing further spatial development opportunities increase sense of ownership through recognition of uniqueness of place/identity the impact nodes were grouped into three core categories reflecting different levels of social impacts: 0.671496 View
647 improvements to and increased use of public facilities increasing social capital improved levels of communication in community 0.614263 View
648 described social capital outcomes as bonding between participants bridging between participants and group leaders and linking between participants art educators or researchers 0.602797 View
649 in a general sense this focus encourages attempts to develop programs that develop social capacity and social cohesion and inclusion through cultural activities 0.618514 View
650 public benefits: captivation expanded capacity for empathy creation of social bonds pleasure cognitive growth expression of communal meaning 0.630175 View
651 through public involvement social networks and cohesion can be developed 0.823435 View
652 this factor consists of eight items related to enhancing social interaction and social networks 0.645182 View
653 also recognises involvement in community-based initiatives as helping individuals develop the skills and confidence to be more involved in the community leading in some cases to improved understanding and links across ethnic and social divides 0.629961 View
654 people within a community can share their knowledge and experience with one another to create community-wide networks of information 0.620947 View
655 one indicator of community cohesion aims to maximize community involvement and serve as inspiration for action smiles per hour 0.624827 View
656 participants strengthen their social networks and improve their ability to form better and stronger relationships 0.744025 View
657 conclude that the strengthening of community ties facilitates the implementation of development projects 0.703093 View
658 A focus on local collaboration with other agencies and stakeholders with an interest in health promotion and building community capacity 0.600203 View
659 The cooperative and enriching group experiences in the workshop contexts resulted in solidarity and increased social bonds new relationships and improved communication new friendships and reduced isolation and adult-youth interactions and facilitated relationship building between individuals of different ethnic backgrounds 0.605713 View
660 Moreover local participation in the initiative itself has constituted an important arena for social interaction resulting in common place-making and advancing place attachment 0.682997 View
661 Robust social infrastructure fosters contact mutual support and collaboration 0.763441 View
662 Libraries contribute to the communitys social infrastructure by providing a public space where people can make connections 0.655653 View
663 Such engagement can increase the self-confidence and morale of older people and provide opportunities for increased social connections, leading to higher levels of social cohesion 0.639344 View
664 Using resources in this way to widen participation and foster community involvement effectively changes attitudes and promotes social integration 0.665113 View
665 From the regeneration of relations between community and built environment it is possible to activate new virtuous development processes linked to symbiosis between people/place and synergies between people 0.633327 View
666 It produces social crossovers as it causes the regeneration of relations and inter-relations between people and built environment 0.626564 View
667 Finally the development of meaningful relationships with others who experience pain provides opportunities for social inclusion within the community and the rebirth of their social identities 0.642007 View
668 A control group with other activities controls for increased social contact and stimulation 0.672676
669 The opportunity for social participation and its effects on the social fabric of the community is important as it involves relational ties between individuals and society and individuals and the state 0.629884
670 Partnerships and networks are developed during the different stages of the project in order to enable and encourage people to become active agents in their communities resisting terrorists groups developing resilience and building shared understanding 0.681715
671 The potential for meaningful community engagement and participation 0.657752
672 She holds an active social solidarity model of community 0.605419
673 Participants developed bonding social capital with each other, bridging social capital with group leaders, and linking social capital with gallery staff and researchers 0.711562
674 The conversations about the art developed bonding bridging and linking social capital developing the wider network ties that have been shown to contribute to peoples well-being 0.678912
675 being part of a collective brings strength confidence and new ideas 0.609629 View
676 improved levels of community planning and organisation 0.61329 View
677 outcome they enhanced their knowledge and skills 0.688234 View
678 participants become more competent and accomplished which makes more education and professional opportunities available to them 0.621266 View
679 community art has been my working life inspiring educating and supporting me 0.622932 View
680 many artists believe that people gain confidence through participating in creative activity 0.610906 View
681 creative generosity made welfare state very influential artists 0.612295 View
682 Participatory arts projects can contribute to social cohesion in several ways 0.614794 View
683 Social impact of participation in arts Help validate the contribution of a whole community 0.641054 View
684 Social impact of participation in arts Encourage local self-reliance and project management 0.649441 View
685 Social impact of participation in arts Help involve local people in the regeneration process 0.612546 View
686 Social impact of participation in arts Facilitate the development of partnership 0.642277 View
687 Social impact of participation in arts Build support for community projects 0.717835 View
688 Social impact of participation in arts Strengthen community co-operation and networking 0.63474 View
689 Social impact of participation in arts Provide reasons for people to develop community activities 0.631245 View
690 Social impact of participation in arts Help people develop their creativity 0.625176 View
691 THE STUDY SHOWS THAT PARTICIPATION IN THE ARTS CAN Help validate the contribution of a whole community 0.624135 View
692 THE STUDY SHOWS THAT PARTICIPATION IN THE ARTS CAN Build support for community projects 0.69405 View
693 THE STUDY SHOWS THAT PARTICIPATION IN THE ARTS CAN Strengthen community co-operation and networking 0.601139 View
694 Participation in arts activities brings social benefits 0.624614 View
695 the arts have a particular role to play in: encouraging people into train- ing and employment; supporting volunteers and participants in personal development; improving the image of an area; social cohesion and active citizenship; local people recognizing their own cultural identity; and improving the quality of peoples lives through individual and collective creativity 0.612337 View
696 the role of the staff - the arts professionals developing the activities was defined as essential to ensuring the quality of the experience to enhance the motivation of participants and consequently to certify the development of the potential outcomes 0.618043 View
697 a few of the reviewed studies enumerated factors that enhance the arts experience effectiveness on inducing the propagation of the effects: activities which are linked with local community value systems the flexible and open spirit of the engagement the ability to boost collaboration and empathy providing opportunities for expressing feelings and for stimulating imagination and lastly the intensity of the experience 0.616682 View
698 creative participation instead indicates the active engagement of people in making creating organizing initiat- ing producing and facilitating cultural and creative activities 0.624296 View
699 the central role of intrinsic benefits in arts participation 0.618691 View
700 create circumstances for rewarding arts experiences 0.615035 View
701 it helps a cultural organisation to achieve its social pur- pose financial sustainability and creative ambition 0.61604 View
702 the arts improve skills cultural capital and creativity 0.624804 View
703 increased appreciation of the value of community arts projects 0.659193 View
704 it is well known that public sector and foundation support is crucial for arts and cultural activity 0.655316 View
705 community centers or ethnic associations or businesses promoting artistic practice 0.649978 View
706 the patterns of cultural industry clustering and location have become increasingly significant in economic develop- ment literature and practice as arts and culture have become central players in the revitalization of urban centers 0.602266 View
707 researchers and advocacy bodies have used arts and cul- tural economic impact assessments to support the claim that the arts and cultural sector is an important contributor of jobs output and public sector revenues in a regional economy 0.631206 View
708 community art as a generator of social capital 0.60598 View
709 community art as a generator of social capital community-based collaborative artistic production as in the community arts model is an extraordinary catalyst for generating social capital 0.642979 View
710 investments in the arts apart from developing artistic talents and inspiring further work of artistic merit commu- nity-based arts projects also generate support for and appreciation of the traditional or the fine arts 0.604228 View
711 a creative arts focus: maintaining a creative arts focus to cultural development projects 0.63702 View
712 public financing also helped to build a web of consortia and networks to sustain and ensure continuity in cultural activities 0.602935 View
713 as well as art therapists an increasing number of stakeholders are involved in projects such as arts agencies artists community arts workers and designers 0.60023 View
714 creative participation is defined as participation associated with making creating organising initiating producing facilitating arts activities and indicates active engagement 0.642328 View
715 essentially cultural institutions generate social capital 0.626561 View
716 Community arts projects have long been used in community development 0.622969 View
717 events build community vitality and public support for the arts 0.637194 View
718 cultural investment and cultural workers influence the attractiveness of places cities and regions the spirit and morale of people as well as being the focus of policies whether social cohesion entrepreneurship wellbeing or investment 0.61175 View
719 Creative participation is recognized makes sense and has a specific value in a community environment 0.639077 View
720 Relationships created or strengthened as part of engaging with the arts such as making music in local community groups can increase access to different forms of support such as peer or informational support and act as a source of social affirmation [ ] 0.638092 View
721 Arts and creative activities form part of social engagement/ involvement and social prescription for health wellbeing and quality of life within communities 0.637238 View
722 Findings: There is evidence that creative arts activity is beneficial to mental health and wellbeing 0.606799 View
723 ARTS AND CULTURE Accessing and supporting arts and culture is an important dimension of social sustainability 0.639316
724 Promoting health and innovation health promotion practice through a community arts centre 0.612489
725 Social impact of participation in arts Erode the distinction between consumer and creator 0.757736 View
726 showed another level of participation in which the classical boundary between artist and audience started to fade away 0.665663 View
727 The arts can affirm the pride of marginalised groups and help improve their local image 0.665774 View
728 Social impact of participation in arts Develop pride in local traditions and cultures 0.637531 View
729 THE STUDY SHOWS THAT PARTICIPATION IN THE ARTS CAN Develop pride in local traditions and cultures 0.6386 View
730 immediate intrinsic benefits inherent in the arts experience 0.640994 View
731 the central role of intrinsic benefits in arts participation 0.620179 View
732 according to several authors cities play a major role in attracting a certain type of class associated with talent and creativity contributing to the cities competitiveness 0.673168 View
733 tourism has helped to increase the standard of living improve local infra- structure and promote local culture and crafts 0.607343 View
734 the arts improve skills cultural capital and creativity 0.619624 View
735 increased appreciation of the value of community arts projects 0.65257 View
736 we also found that participation in arts instruction-formal and informal at arts schools community colleges community centers and through some arts organizations for all ages-are forms of cultural participation engagement that people registered as particularly valuable because of the intrinsic value of the activity and also because of the skills acquired in learning a craft eg problem solving skills leadership skills etc 0.605078 View
737 importance of quality pride in achievement do participants and artists regard excellence or quality as important 0.64185 View
738 it serves to create an aesthetic an atmosphere and ultimately shapes the attractiveness of places 0.619399 View
739 cities build their uniqueness on cultural resources and assets every place has cultural resources 0.611931 View
740 Creative participation is recognized makes sense and has a specific value in a community environment 0.615975 View
741 gives people a sense of achievement pride in themselves and in their community 0.606642 View
742 The impact on local pride and the feel- good factor for people interested in the place 0.602715
743 community benefits include the celebration of community enhancement of community identity image and uniqueness improved quality of life pride and community recognition 0.673478
744 it also intends that empowerment should go beyond individuals and support people to create or strengthen community 0.621533 View
745 They encourage people to become more active citizens and strengthen support for local and self-help projects 0.633687 View
746 Social impact of participation in arts Build community organisational capacity 0.601355 View
747 Social impact of participation in arts Encourage local self-reliance and project management 0.606363 View
748 Social impact of participation in arts Build support for community projects 0.638614 View
749 New skills and confidence experience of co-operative work and a sense of achievement crystallised in many cases into an enhanced commitment to local activism and support for local projects 0.606393 View
750 have recognized and promoted the contribution of culture to social inclusion 0.625929 View
751 volunteers and volunteer organizations help build stronger and safer communities 0.603617 View
752 social inclusion and community development practice 0.703195 View
753 conclude that the strengthening of community ties facilitates the implementation of development projects 0.68691 View
754 The Community Participation Support Project has supported local civic groups such as community support groups for senior citizens good mothers associations and old neighbor cooperation 0.620833 View
755 They provide opportunities and support for learning and knowledge development, health and wellbeing, community development, and economic development 0.626671 View
756 They provide opportunities and support for learning and knowledge development health and wellbeing community development and economic development 0.636864 View
757 Community development The category of community development includes crisis response and the librarys contribution to community resilience; the generation of social capital within local communities; and the librarys contribution to the communitys social infrastructure 0.648377 View
758 Opportunities to contribute to community activities and charity fund raising 0.663731 View
759 The development and delivery of the research involves partnerships between universities com- munity arts organisations galleries the National Health Service and charities 0.630247
760 it is also crucial that people feel a sense of relatedness to other people so that in addition to the personal internally focused elements peoples social experiences the degree to which they have supportive relationships and a sense of connection with others form a vital aspect of well-being 0.728286 View
761 Social impact of participation in arts Help people feel a sense of belonging and involvement 0.725301 View
762 THE STUDY SHOWS THAT PARTICIPATION IN THE ARTS CAN Help people feel a sense of belonging and involvement 0.668193 View
763 providing an experience of collective efficacy and civic engagement which spurs participants to further collective action to be a source of pride for residents participants and non- participants alike in their community increasing their sense of connection to that community 0.646389 View
764 first building a sense of community where through the enhancement of social interaction which leads to social cohesion social capital can be formed encompassing the effects on those more directly involved in the experience 0.665831 View
765 repeated opportunities for encounters and social interaction can produce social solidarity and social cohesion through the recognition of common interests and the creation of common connections 0.625291 View
766 the stimulation of social interactions helps to tackle isolation and contributes to building bonds 0.613887 View
767 therefore individuals that are brought together through intensive interaction and cooperation activities might foster social capital and increase their ability for community involvement in the future 0.632792 View
768 social cohesion social cohesion refers to the extent of connectedness and solidarity among groups in society 0.611385 View
769 was vital in underpinning a sense of community and social cohesion 0.725827 View
770 a higher sense of community comprising of sense of belonging autonomy and proudness of living in the community contributes to residents positive cognitive well-being 0.603193 View
771 fostering trust between participants and thereby increasing their generalized trust of others providing an experience of collective efficacy and civic engagement which spurs participants to further collective action arts events may be a source of pride for residents participants and non- participants alike in their community increasing their sense of connection to that community 0.609906 View
772 accounting for social cohesion and sense of belonging to community 0.707819 View
773 perceptions: sense of belonging to community trust and supportive relationships with other communities and institutions social cohesion social inclusion sense of place -place identity dependency and attachment 0.691331 View
774 a direct impacts individual level: social well-being direct impacts: individual level social well-being become part of a social group belonging social capital bridging and bonding make new friends and socialize fight isolation and increase mental health mental health skills for daily use-recreation increase sense of ownership of place and heritage sense of belonging to place/ sense of identity skills for job market knowledge education and personal development create new professional networks awareness about historic evolution development learn more about heritage-increase excitement self-motivation/self-direction abilities won self-empowerment and confidence find life orientation-goals personal satisfaction and pride for service offered b direct impacts community level social well-being: social cohesion direct impacts: community level social well-being increase inclusion of newcomers in community roles social capital bridging /inclusion increase bonding and empowerment via team work social capital bonding /social cohesion intra-generation links mingle with other island residents social capital linking sense of belonging to community collective empowerment unlock potentials for self-enclosed groups c indirect impacts for wider community of place via use of outputs heritage centers utilized as community centers and poles of interest indirect impacts enhanced sense of belonging to group sustained population by supporting access to place enhanced community and place bonds heritage protection projects accountable to community providing further spatial development opportunities increase sense of ownership through recognition of uniqueness of place/identity the impact nodes were grouped into three core categories reflecting different levels of social impacts: 0.61558 View
775 the public voice and recognition of their views was a powerful experience and one which created new social networks and a greater sense of belonging to many different communities 0.60783 View
776 The participants in the Youth Arts Programme linked identity with a sense of belonging through the exposure to different people and experiences and the opportunity to meet like-minded people 0.60551 View
777 public benefits: captivation expanded capacity for empathy creation of social bonds pleasure cognitive growth expression of communal meaning 0.620834 View
778 through public involvement social networks and cohesion can be developed 0.664782 View
779 moreover feelings of attachment help inhabitants nd their roots and strengthen their sense of local identity belonging and security 0.641895 View
780 participants improve their ability to form better and stronger relationships and therefore feel less lonely and experience a sense of belonging to the community 0.75649 View
781 they experience a stronger sense of belonging to the community 0.738336 View
782 A sense of community is present in that volunteers feel they belong and matter to the group and that they develop affective bonds a shared emotional connection based on their activities and social interactions 0.754407 View
783 Participants felt more confident to take an assertive role in their futures and more integrated into their local communities 0.606871 View
784 Moreover the classes allowed them to strengthen ties with close friends and family through sharing their new interests and they enjoyed enhanced well-being linked both to more positive moods and a sense of belonging 0.601128 View
785 The intimacy generated by the ceremonial process fosters community networking new relationships and renewed affection between the participants 0.680081 View
786 The role of social factors is apparent in this model recognizing that relationships are important to wellbeing 0.607342 View
787 Using resources in this way to widen participation and foster community involvement effectively changes attitudes and promotes social integration 0.608253 View
788 At a broader level strong social relationships and a sense of connectedness and participation in communities have been shown to have a profound impact on health and consistent evidence indicates that a sense of connectedness is protective of mental and emo tional well-being 0.654488 View
789 These included high levels of motivation to attend the program enjoyment of the program increases in social participation and friendship and improved emotional wellbeing 0.612006 View
790 Finally the development of meaningful relationships with others who experience pain provides opportunities for social inclusion within the community and the rebirth of their social identities 0.645557 View
791 Reading together encouraged the children to feel like a community which clearly influenced their wellbeing and their relationships 0.631698 View
792 Social identity engenders: connection or belonging through feeling psychologically close to other people; a sense of meaning which helps people to act with passion and purpose; motivation to help and support those who share the identity; the ability to transcend hopelessness or powerlessness and to build a stronger sense of per- sonal control or agency 0.67485 View
793 Group identification created a sense of belonging support self-efficacy purpose and positive emotions for participants 0.684426 View
794 This approach frames social identity as having important consequences for health and wellbeing strong social identification fulfills psychological needs in the form of belonging meaning support efficacy and agency 0.624012 View
795 The fun spirit and welcoming feel of the group has the effect of assisting new community members through a major life transition whilst having a positive impact on the individuals psychological state 0.623313 View
796 The opportunity for social participation and its effects on the social fabric of the community is important as it involves relational ties between individuals and society and individuals and the state 0.651639
797 The potential for meaningful community engagement and participation 0.659876
798 the findings suggest that increases in self-reported well-being can be realized from engagement in certain leisure activities 0.632187 View
799 In this way serious leisure contributes to both individual and community wellbeing 0.615312 View
800 The social benefits factor comprised items relating to community image identity wellbeing experiencing new things opportunities to develop new skills 0.605129
801 Participatory projects can encourage people to become involved in environmental improvements and make them feel better about where they live 0.674056 View
802 Social impact of participation in arts Involve residents in environmental improvements 0.812273 View
803 Participants stated that they had developed a number of take-home ideas such as being more aware of their own impact on the environment and the importance of empathy for people making their own difficult journeys 0.617931 View
804 It is important for organizations to maximize the social value of their activities so that the wellbeing of those affected by the organizations work is improved equity among those affected is increased and sustainability of the environment is enhanced 0.603345 View
805 Weaving community-university research and action partnerships for environmental justice 0.616642
806 cities make efforts to secure their place identity and protect their heritage in respond to globalisation and identity crisis 0.621736 View
807 since built heritage represents spatially a historical past it provides a foundation for local identity 0.694019 View
808 it is a district with rich cultural traditions and heritage buildings 0.651673 View
809 archives as keepers of the public memory can play a significant role in facilitating access to information 0.642466 View
810 archives have the ability to add value to community development projects 0.616821 View
811 the social capital generated by archives can also contribute to the development of pride heritage and respect 0.615006 View
812 It will give them a good sense of heritage and to be invested in their heritage 0.728141 View
813 Archivists and curators institutionalise remembering and forgetting by accessioning objects and transforming them into heritage 0.65879 View
814 economic tourism local business development employment opportunities income 0.630469 View
815 higher cognitive well-being and more positive affects reinforce residents support for tourism 0.626857 View
816 heritage has a role in promoting tourism and attracting tourism to cities 0.632752 View
817 Once such policies have stimulated organizations and networks and thereby invigorated attempts to create industry based on the local context tourism- related activities can come to play a part in conveying local appeal to visitors and enabling the original culture of the heritage site to be perpetuated 0.608477
818 They can also help transform perceptions of public agencies and local authorities renewing the public image of cities for their own citizens as well as outsiders The study found that among adult participants: % feel more positive about where they live % have become keen to help in local projects 0.620672 View
819 improved consultation between government and community improved planning for or design of public spaces improved developing public facilities the women ex-offenders theatre company case study also previously described recorded positive responses to indicators concerned with social issues relating to the incidence of criminal behaviour or the process of rehabilitation prevented crime led to employment developed local enterprise unpaid labour all the case study projects examined in creating social capital were effective in attracting re- sources for community cultural development outcomes 0.630669 View
820 improvements to and increased use of public facilities increasing social capital improved levels of communication in community 0.665953 View
821 improved levels of community planning and organisation 0.641109 View
822 this mixture of contexts provides an opportunity to compare them and identify strengths and challenges in their contributions towards urban regeneration 0.661642 View
823 arts programming can greatly contribute to urban regeneration in the context of a major event hosting process 0.63414 View
824 participation in an arts program impact : cultural and sporting activities increased employment rates reduced levels of crime better and more equal standards of health enhanced personal development social cohesion active citizenship public art and a sense of public ownership building cultural bridges better equipped cultural citizens better understanding of different cultures through diverse touring artists performances the development of cultural facilities as centres of civic pride improved education and life-long learning improved economic and employment opportunities improved social cohesion and community empowerment and community safety some environmental impacts development of self confidence and self-esteem increase in creativity and thinking skills improvement of skills in planning and organising activities improvement in the communication of ideas and information increased appreciation of arts creation of social capital strengthening of communities development of a community identity decrease in social isolation improved understanding of different cultures enhanced social cohesion activation of social change raised public awareness of an issue enhanced mental and physical health and well-being contributions to urban regeneration reduction in offending behaviour alleviation of the impact of poverty personal growth injects creativity into organisational planning make a vital contribution to the educational attainment of children and young people can contribute to neighbourhood renewal can make a real difference to health crime employment and education 0.61563 View
825 distinctive urban areas that combine a rich cultural life with compelling public spaces and architecture they have been recognized for their strategic value in defining urban character and identity; improving livability; attracting investment knowledge workers and tourists; and building community 0.607391 View
826 nonetheless the priorities in the plan are broad and connect with much of the social impact typology above: developing community-based work in neighbourhoods creating vibrant public spaces enhancing civic pride and engagement fostering inclusiveness and participation building social capital and supporting the creative industries 0.618286 View
827 changing citizens perceptions of urban spaces through artistic interventions to encourage ownership civic pride and urban regeneration 0.728201 View
828 cities initiate processes of urban renewal in their central and older areas to attract tourists 0.642475 View
829 Design strategies, actions, and policies, identified to improve public health and wellbeing, underline that the connection between morphological and functional features of urban context and public health is crucial for contemporary cities and modern societies 0.639516 View
830 Design strategies actions and policies identified to improve public health and wellbeing underline that the connection between morphological and functional features of urban context and public health is crucial for contemporary cities and modern societies 0.641955 View
831 In addition to providing impetus for physical regeneration and economic development culture was seen as an effective way to engage people in the urban renewal process 0.617682 View
832 This result indicates that putting more effort into culture can lead to the stimulation of local business and the enhancement of vitality for urban areas 0.624147 View
833 Also the city government took a more proactive role to urban revitalisation which led to a sharp increase in public investments in urban projects compared to previous years 0.678159 View
834 Flagship projects can be defined as significant high-profile and prestigious land and property developments which play an influential and catalytic role in urban regeneration 0.683931 View
835 Adaptive reuse is an urban sustainability development evolving process, used to manage assets and resources efficiently, resulting in economic development, increased local attraction, and revitalized community engagement 0.656984 View
836 This has enabled the achievement of numerous benefits including improving business performance reducing operating costs enhancing image and reputation increasing sales and customer loyalty increasing productivity and quality increased ability to attract and retain employees and improvements in relations with public authorities 0.622818
837 Social impact of participation in arts Create community traditions in new towns or neighbourhoods 0.784702 View
838 THE STUDY SHOWS THAT PARTICIPATION IN THE ARTS CAN Create community traditions in new towns or neighbourhoods 0.749386 View
839 since built heritage represents spatially a historical past it provides a foundation for local identity 0.615365 View
840 developing community identity 0.665357 View
841 community cultural expression is an essential component in the evolution and expression of a national culture 0.63663 View
842 site introducing new dynamics and identity with arts music and culture 0.610572
843 Social impact of participation in arts Help transform the image of public bodies 0.700863 View
844 Activities such as those delivered through the community centres in this study have a part to play in helping shift an agenda towards the promotion of wellbeing and positive health 0.611006 View
845 most participants expressed improved wellbeing after the intervention such as improved mood calmed anxiety or a feeling of enhanced confidence 0.632785 View
846 the objects provided several ways through which patients could access these wellbeing benefits 0.650627 View
847 enhanced self-awareness and empowerment self-esteem reduced stress 0.605912 View
848 during the art sessions the participants showed higher scores in several domains of wellbeing such as interest sustained attention pleasure and self-esteem than during traditional activities 0.609623 View
849 in that sense they appreciated an increased freedom of action and choice compared to other facilities 0.698606 View
850 patients found pleasure in performing the exercises and expressed positive feelings that in turn enhanced them 0.6792 View
851 people indicated their enjoyment of the experience and highlighted the benefits on mental health well-being and social relationships 0.697486 View
852 they experienced personally significant changes gaining confidence about themselves and their place in the community 0.652865 View
853 people working in participatory art welcomed its ideas and findings and it had a positive effect on support for their work 0.633516 View
854 It represents a flexible, responsive and cost-effective element of a community development strategy 0.610719 View
855 It represents a flexible responsive and cost-effective element of a community development strategy 0.623997 View
856 The arts can affirm the pride of marginalised groups and help improve their local image 0.646163 View
857 Participatory projects can encourage people to become involved in environmental improvements and make them feel better about where they live 0.683465 View
858 They can also help transform perceptions of public agencies and local authorities renewing the public image of cities for their own citizens as well as outsiders The study found that among adult participants: % feel more positive about where they live % have become keen to help in local projects 0.705205 View
859 The study found that among adult participants: %% feel better or healthier % have been happier since being involved 0.672612 View
860 Social impact of participation in arts Increase peoples confidence and sense of self-worth 0.655423 View
861 Social impact of participation in arts Improve perceptions of marginalised groups 0.622923 View
862 Social impact of participation in arts Make people feel better about where they live 0.689179 View
863 Social impact of participation in arts Have a positive impact on how people feel 0.626492 View
864 Social impact of participation in arts Help improve the quality of life of people with poor health 0.723323 View
865 THE STUDY SHOWS THAT PARTICIPATION IN THE ARTS CAN Increase peoples confidence and sense of self-worth 0.624987 View
866 New skills and confidence experience of co-operative work and a sense of achievement crystallised in many cases into an enhanced commitment to local activism and support for local projects 0.600214 View
867 THE STUDY SHOWS THAT PARTICIPATION IN THE ARTS CAN Help improve the quality of life of people with poor health 0.66754 View
868 Participation in arts activities brings social benefits 0.637814 View
869 Participation in the arts does bring benefits to individuals and communities 0.642098 View
870 New skills and confidence can be empowering as community groups become more involved in local affairs 0.668314 View
871 they found evidence of positive effects of performing arts practice including positive changes in reported behavior and improvements in social skills and interaction among young people at risk 0.614882 View
872 found that participation led to significant improve- ments in empowerment as well as in mental health indicators and social inclusion 0.601203 View
873 they found evidence of positive effects of performing arts practice including positive changes in reported behavior and improvements in social skills and interaction among young people at risk 0.614882 View
874 found that participation led to significant improvements in empowerment as well as in mental health indicators and social inclusion 0.613964 View
875 qualitative evidence of the outcomes of the program suggest that it had a positive impact on participants physical and social well-being as well as upon their creative activity 0.744472 View
876 in our understanding of the role of arts in regeneration we also discovered general agreement that the arts can: increase individuals personal development by helping their confidence skills and motivation assist in social development as participants can make new friends and become interested in new topics improve the local image with people feeling more positive about where they live and help participants feel better and healthier from their involvement in arts projects 0.648765 View
877 the creative energies of local individuals can greatly enhance our culture and encourage more and more people to take an active role in community development 0.627305 View
878 providing an experience of collective efficacy and civic engagement which spurs participants to further collective action to be a source of pride for residents participants and non- participants alike in their community increasing their sense of connection to that community 0.671222 View
879 cultural participation benefits build over time as the individual becomes more insightful and more skilled to engage in community life 0.656826 View
880 ninety per cent of participants registered a remarkable improvement of their wellbeing after the experience 0.606797 View
881 the findings suggest that increases in self-reported well-being can be realized from engagement in certain leisure activities 0.615345 View
882 health and personal wellbeing are important aspects of quality of life 0.642459 View
883 it can also be described as breathing new life and vitality into an ailing community industry and area bringing sustainable long term improvements to local quality of life including economic social and environmental needs lga 0.604826 View
884 residents social environment positively influences their subjective well-being by positively inuencing a cognitive well- being and b affective well-being 0.746165 View
885 residents perceived positive tourism impact positively in- fluences their subjective well-being by positively inuencing a cognitive well-being and b affective well-being 0.679668 View
886 sense of community demonstrated a significant posi- tive effect on residents cognitive wellbeing 0.631431 View
887 positive tourism impact marginally affected residents affective well-being 0.697389 View
888 a higher sense of community comprising of sense of belonging autonomy and proudness of living in the community contributes to residents positive cognitive well-being 0.710245 View
889 residents experience more positive affect when they perceive tourism as having positive impacts on the local community 0.714076 View
890 tourism has helped to increase the standard of living improve local infra- structure and promote local culture and crafts 0.714447 View
891 higher cognitive well-being and more positive affects reinforce residents support for tourism 0.689332 View
892 the prosperous neighbourhoods have the opposite conditions with a social environment more condusive to wellbeing 0.600854 View
893 finally the people involved felt an increased sense of pride and appreciation of their town 0.721107 View
894 increased appreciation of the value of community arts projects 0.634093 View
895 sense of well being 0.706025 View
896 in individuals which encouraged both personal development and wider involvement in their local community 0.624331 View
897 overall respondents recorded positive impact for each outcome area as follows: % recognised positive educational outcomes % recognised positive artistic outcomes % recognised positive social outcomes % recognised positive economic outcomes the findings demonstrated that the value of these arts projects and programs was largely in terms of social or cultural impact and influenced several types of outcome: building and developing communities increasing social capital activating social change developing human capital improving economic performance the following chapters take each of these areas and examines why those outcomes are im- portant and how community-based collaborative arts projects can produce these results 0.623741 View
898 as a re- sult the public approval successful risk taking and enjoyable team work experiences left feelings of increased self esteem and confidence 0.60114 View
899 improvements to and increased use of public facilities increasing social capital improved levels of communication in community 0.621918 View
900 improved levels of community planning and organisation 0.626566 View
901 improved standards of consultation between government and community 0.612652 View
902 patients in the newer buildings expressed significantly more satisfaction with the appearance layout and overall design of their wards 0.60869 View
903 quantitative measures showed significant increases in participant wellness and happiness scores 0.655232 View
904 conclusions: creative museum activities showed increases in participant levels of confidence sociability and well- being 0.610445 View
905 provide a positive social experience reducing social isolation; 0.618829 View
906 it was found that participating in arts activities can have a positive effect on self-confidence, self-esteem, relationship building and a sense of belonging, qualities which have been associated with resilience and mental wellbeing 0.624135 View
907 INTRODUCTION A review exploring the effects of participating in creative activities on the health and wellbeing of children and young people found that increased self-esteem sense of achievement empowerment social skills and promotion of social engagement are some of the commonly reported benefits of taking part in such activities 0.609705 View
908 These characteristics have been linked to resilience and resilience is recognised as a component of mental wellbeing enabling people to cope with adversity to achieve their full potential and to contribute to society 0.663226 View
909 volunteers had also experienced a range of more tangible outcomes as a result of their participation 0.612039 View
910 participation in community- based projects related to health has: positive role models for those living in deprived neighbourhoods economic benefits to communities and individuals help develop personal confidence flexibility and self-reliance develop a sense of community help communities to express their identity and develop their own self-reliant organisations restores individual and community identity give individuals social organisational and marketable skills bring out hidden talents give individuals greater self-respect self-confidence and a sense of achievement can contribute to greater self-esteem and improved mental well- being change perceptions of an area help to build outside links for insular communities gaining skills increasing confidence divert youth from gangs drugs and the juvenile system reduce truancy improve academic performance build self-discipline communication and job skills crime prevention fewer new court referrals college attendance increased ability to express anger appropriately increased ability to communicate effectively with adults and their peers increased ability to cooperate with others increased ability to work on tasks from start to finish decreased frequency of delinquent behaviour improvements in attitude towards school self-esteem and self- efficacy healthy personal development healthy eating healthy mothering positive mental health emotional literacy health promotion healthy communities less reliance on medical support feeling better being creative and becoming absorbed in the arts helps in acknowledging and revealing feelings exposure to the arts imact is: stress reduction therapeutic benefit improved sociability skills development fewer readmissions to psych 0.625337 View
911 Results showed significant improvements in empowerment , mental health and social inclusion 0.640127 View
912 for the social area sub-area identity and local pride: sense of belonging to the city and local pride of target groups immigrants young people citizens living in the periphery improved security and safety perception among residents for the social area sub-area demographics and social cohesion: n 0.614704 View
913 some of the effects were reported as follows: improved ability to cope less negative feeling increased quality of life increased wellbeing reduction in anxiety better understanding of own body reduced agitation positive distractions increased social interaction reduced stress increased selfconfidence and sense of self-worth lower levels of depression increased sense of hope and increased ability to connect with valuable parts of oneself 0.606908 View
914 the qualitative part of the study showed that participants were positive about meeting with other copd patients and had an improvement in wellbeing 0.628464 View
915 in summary there is good evidence that participation in meaningful creative activities can lead to improved mental health 0.609079 View
916 the effects are reported as subjective feelings of increased self- confidence and wellbeing being part of a community building new social relationships participating in meaningful activities creating a connection between body and mind promoting relaxation fostering a sense of hope and developing new coping mechanisms and experiencing increased sense of self- worth motivation and aspiration and decreased levels of depression 0.64043 View
917 participants reported that the programme created a creative and therapeutic environment and that they experienced social psychological and therapeutic activity benefits 0.648482 View
918 improvement in the wellbeing of participants with short-term and long- term mental health problems was also found 0.642733 View
919 despite some methodological limitations in the studies studied it was found that the majority of staff members in the studies felt that engagement in art and cultural activities had a positive impact on health and wellbeing of patients 0.609905 View
920 participants experienced improved health and a reduced level of fatigue 0.621134 View
921 patients in both groups reported a signifi- cant intergroup enhancement in quality of life p = 0.637105 View
922 in addition the revitalized heritage buildings can help people continue their daily social lives 0.660595 View
923 individuals participating in these activities receive an increased sense of well-being derived from physical fitness kavetsos and improved mental stimulation and satisfaction in part associated with enhanced social networks gratton 0.666196 View
924 positive leisure experience is derived from participation in arts culture and sport evident in greater satisfaction with life and leisure and general happiness; 0.657699 View
925 the value of the arts in this participatory culture is its ability to connect people through shared experiences and to contribute to vibrant livable communities 0.603525 View
926 smiling encourages people to feel more connected with each other and safer so it reduces fear of crime an important element in the quality of life of many neighborhoods 0.610832 View
927 based on this broader approach the positive impacts of cultural participation on residents perception of their city impacts a b as well as on individual wellbeing self-esteem local pride and willingness to engage has been documented culture place and policy institute 0.646988 View
928 participants improve their ability to form better and stronger relationships and therefore feel less lonely and experience a sense of belonging to the community 0.601889 View
929 participants feel empowered which increases their self- belief and leads them to be more pro-active members of the community 0.73905 View
930 This experience shows that this increased awareness of the community and the attention to maintenance in perspective constitutes an important factor of urban quality 0.613351 View
931 One of the most intensively growing field-creative industry-provided cities with numerous cultural clusters, which boosted urban economic development and social cohesion 0.615397 View
932 The ultimate goal of a resilient society is the wellbeing of its community 0.697546 View
933 The built environment influences the wellbeing of older people in care homes 0.617424 View
934 Findings provide insight into the qualities of the built environment that have impact on the activity and potential wellbeing of older residents 0.639965 View
935 CONCLUSIONS As the built environment influences the wellbeing of older people in care homes a holistic understanding of user needs in this context is essential 0.619565 View
936 In this way serious leisure contributes to both individual and community wellbeing 0.682102 View
937 participating in meaningful activity has a positive influence on the mental health of older adults 0.642421 View
938 Participants reported a mixture of increased energy and fulfilment 0.602228 View
939 Participants felt more confident to take an assertive role in their futures and more integrated into their local communities 0.630074 View
940 Recreational activity improves self-esteem and intimacy through enjoyable interactions with other people 0.637943 View
941 Participants experienced the arts group as providing a sense of freedom and respite, strengthening identity through promoting achievement, offering social support through a collective focus on art- and craft-making and increasing resilience for coping with caring 0.630565 View
942 The creative art-making within a supportive social environment helped to alleviate the sense of depletion that carers associated with caregiving and offered a brief experience of respite that they felt enhanced their resilience and coping resources 0.610939 View
943 The results showed positive changes in self-reported general health, mental health, personal and social well-being 0.73184 View
944 Activities such as those delivered through the community centres in this study have a part to play in helping shift an agenda towards the promotion of wellbeing and positive health 0.620967 View
945 Conclusions This study found that group-based activities in community centres are associated with improvements in the health and wellbeing of adults who experience poor health and other forms of social disadvantage 0.632152 View
946 They show that participation in the circle provided a short-term better sense of well-being for all study participants 0.601397 View
947 Increased social well-being according to that study involves increased self-confidence increased self-esteem diminished social isolation an experience of increased social community and improved communication skills 0.632544 View
948 Cultural investment is perceived as capable of improving the life quality of local residents by targeting sustainability and distributive justice issues ensuring greater community participation addressing social exclusion and contributing to local heritage and identity [Evans ] 0.600202 View
949 Historically the performing arts have been vitally important not only to individuals in ill-health but also an important contributor to the wellbeing and health maintenance of individuals without preexisting health behavioural or social issues 0.603378 View
950 Therefore active engagement in socio-cultural performing arts practices such as music and dance have the potential to enhance improve and maintain wellbeing with likely impact on the quality of health experienced by individuals and social groups 0.624825 View
951 A persons functional capacity and their ability to positively engage in the world around them can heavily influence their wellbeing 0.709367 View
952 Dance summary of key findings Dance participation appears to contribute positively to individuals wellbeing and health across cultures and age groups 0.61659 View
953 This interaction with other people eliminates the feeling of loneliness and enhances their psychological status 0.622172 View
954 Exploratory Study Primary Outcomes In the post-test participants showed significantly improved scores on well-being body self-efficacy and the cognitive aspect of outcome expectancy 0.603917 View
955 In this study particularly positive affect vitality and coping increased 0.707484 View
956 Background Existing research has found a positive association between cognitive function and residence in a socioeconomically advantaged neighbourhood 0.605986 View
957 They provide opportunities and support for learning and knowledge development, health and wellbeing, community development, and economic development 0.600831 View
958 It is important for organizations to maximize the social value of their activities so that the wellbeing of those affected by the organizations work is improved equity among those affected is increased and sustainability of the environment is enhanced 0.623857 View
959 Such engagement has been found to increase the self-confidence and morale of older people as well as providing opportunities for increased social connections both with other older people and with younger people 0.61026 View
960 There is evidence that participating in arts programmes within various care settings can have beneficial impacts on the physical health of patients and on their psychological wellbeing 0.619859 View
961 Participatory arts programmes can have positive effects on the general health mental health and social activities of older people 0.650504 View
962 Overall both organisers and participants strongly believe that participation in the festival has a very positive impact on quality of life 0.697017 View
963 Studies have also reported other beneficial effects such as improvement in mood well-being and behavior 0.600677 View
964 Five participants had improved scores on the quality of life measure 0.651797 View
965 Descriptive statistics showed that mean total scores for wellbeing increased postintervention compared with preintervention 0.663799 View
966 Art-based activities help patients regardless of their disease to build a sense of self transforming the illness experience into a positive experience and improving patients well-being and quality of life [-] 0.623356 View
967 Wellbeing is positively associated with quality of life and physical health benefits including a decreased risk for disease speedier disease recovery and increased longevity [-] 0.679502 View
968 There is growing evidence that art-based activities have positive benefits for patients such as improvements in self-esteem confidence and mood [ ] 0.645868 View
969 Its physical practical and psychological doing is a functionality that had a positive impact on health and wellbeing for the participating service users 0.677145 View
970 Being able to develop a creative identity and engaging in arts activities has positive wellbeing benefits and provide purpose and/or meaning in life to some service users 0.617542 View
971 The self-rewarding nature of aesthetic experience may influence the beholders affective state possibly improving wellbeing 0.608641 View
972 The report focused on community resources and what needs to be done to encourage and enable people's prosperity and wellbeing potential throughout their lives 0.619689 View
973 Previous research reported that -week museum programs reduced social isolation and increased wellbeing 0.60537 View
974 Engagement in cultural and creative arts by older people can increase their morale and self-confidence and provides opportunities for social connection 0.611013 View
975 Public policy promotes active lives for ageing populations so that older people can maintain their independence continue contributing to society and add quality to their lives 0.601481 View
976 Ensuring a positive life experience for older people is about promoting their health and functional capacity their social participation and security which contribute to overall quality of life and wellbeing 0.657257 View
977 Arts and creative activities have the potential to improve health wellbeing and quality of life for older people in care homes and address inequalities within this vulnerable population 0.609923 View
978 Such programmes can also contribute to social and cultural capital health inequalities social justice and public health by promoting wellbeing and quality of life for the wider public and for those populations who tend to be socially excluded or isolated 0.678733 View
979 Creativity wellbeing and older people Comments and feedback from older people staff and artists indicate there were immediate and short term benefits to peoples wellbeing through social engagement arts and cultural appreciation and creative activity 0.641585 View
980 Participating in the programme provided opportunity to enrich peoples lives wellbeing and quality of life in keeping with findings of others and the basis for the arts for health initiatives locally nationally and globally 0.691147 View
981 The intervention stimulated social interaction and positive affect which in turn enabled a sense of respite in caregivers daily lives 0.658099 View
982 Both those with dementia and caregivers experienced positive affect changes but also described positive effects of social interaction 0.661084 View
983 More recently outcomes of improved communication increased socialisation and a better atmosphere have been identified 0.616965 View
984 Social connectedness between older people For residents participatory arts produced a sense of collective enjoyment 0.601503 View
985 Our findings show that the intervention achieved a positive impact on the self-confidence, well-being and engagement of disadvantaged young people 0.632586 View
986 Used as a tool for promoting social inclusion arts and music have been associated with the enhancement of wellbeing 0.627171 View
987 In recent years there has been increased research interest in wellbeing as people seek to learn how they might lead healthier and happier lives 0.653741 View
988 Research has found that social engagement in the form of social activities productive activities helping activities formal and informal learning and leisure is positively correlated with older adults physical and mental health and that joint participation in leisure activities with members of ones social network has been positively associated with life satisfaction 0.623671 View
989 Through mastering a new skill or acquiring knowledge as well as engaging in a new activity and socializing with others participants psychological wellbeing increases 0.602135 View
990 Since the participants found the workshops uplifting and fun it seems likely that their participation in the workshops will have increased their subjective wellbeing 0.634611 View
991 Research suggests residents can maintain quality of life health and wellbeing by participation in arts-based activities 0.62152 View
992 Conclusion International evidence emerging to date for arts for health activities for older people in care homes whether within or external to the home looks promising and can benefit residents health wellbeing and quality of life 0.665596 View
993 The growing recognition of the arts having an important role to play in improving the health and well-being of individuals has been a key driver 0.666201 View
994 Positive impact on residents and staff well-being 0.811477 View
995 Overall patients responded positively and welcomed background music recognising that it could improve mood and relieve pain 0.602094 View
996 Other benefits to the individuals included increased enjoyment and satisfaction and the opportunity to share and connect with others and increased social interaction 0.689155 View
997 A video analysis and paired sampled t-test demonstrated a significant improvement in wellbeing in residents who engaged in music with movement, p = 0.0.3 0.600462 View
998 A video analysis and paired sampled t-test demonstrated a significant improvement in wellbeing in residents who engaged in music with movement p = 0.624703 View
999 These included high levels of motivation to attend the program enjoyment of the program increases in social participation and friendship and improved emotional wellbeing 0.669605 View
1000 They described increased positive feelings and well-being reduced stress improved self-perceptions improved singing abilities feelings of belong ing to a group connecting with the local community increased social networks and social functioning 0.622182 View
1001 Participants reported in questionnaires that the sessions contributed to their self-development and sense of community as well as revealing an increase in self-reported health since engaging in the pro gramme 0.603949 View
1002 Their programmes have demonstrated significant psychological and social benefits but also that crucial bio-markers that underpin not only feelings of well-being and relaxation but also markers of immune system activity were improved 0.626552 View
1003 Overall aver age weekly pre- and post-session scores for happiness and mood energy pain and anxiety showed positive changes for all or most of the ses sions 0.60055 View
1004 found that higher levels of social capital increased the odds of having favourable health 0.640695 View
1005 Preliminary outcome data from the PMP delivered by the SF-informed pain management service have suggested statistically and clinically significant improve- ments in self-efficacy functioning and wellbeing along with psychological and behavioural improve- ments which enabled individuals to live better in the presence of pain 0.606836 View
1006 In turn disentangling the self from pain facilitated a greater sense of wellbeing and satisfaction with life for several participants 0.678914 View
1007 Decorative elements in the medical imaging area improve patients perception of pleasantness 0.640363 View
1008 Moreover, creative arts activities can also promote wellbeing in the general population 0.605519 View
1009 Quality of life and wellbeing are a substantial part of health 0.628051 View
1010 Qualitative studies reported themes concerning a general improvement in emotional and social wellbeing including the development of the sense of group identity and belonging 0.662788 View
1011 Active participation in social musical activities can confer health and wellbeing benefits on older people 0.613966 View
1012 Results have been promising including improvements to wellbeing quality of life and to mental health as well as inciting biological signs of stress reduction 0.602964 View
1013 Multilevel modelling analyses demonstrated that participants mental wellbeing significantly improved over time 0.617837 View
1014 Multilevel modelling analyses demonstrated that participants mental wellbeing significantly improved over time 0.617837 View
1015 Participants report pride in themselves and in their community increased confidence and a feeling of self-satisfaction 0.724485 View
1016 gives people a sense of achievement pride in themselves and in their community 0.76137 View
1017 The fun spirit and welcoming feel of the group has the effect of assisting new community members through a major life transition whilst having a positive impact on the individuals psychological state 0.686623 View
1018 The opportunity to compose music was empowering for participants and appears to have contributed to participants wellbeing and quality of life at least in the short term 0.692363 View
1019 Patients who had participated in the trial reported benefits in their physical performance and general well-being as well as a sense of achievement and self-efficacy 0.656085 View
1020 Beneficial effects relating to general wellbeing also emerged 0.684801 View
1021 Participants reported that they found the singing beneficial and reported positive changes in their physical ability and wellbeing 0.614877 View
1022 Music group showed improvement in symptoms and in levels of wellbeing 0.608268
1023 Additionally patients reported better social support after the intervention 0.68559
1024 We also wanted to measure positive aspects of wellbeing for FCGs such as life satisfaction and flourishing 0.61222
1025 They also appreciated the opportunity to perform as a contribution to their local community as well as wider audiences 0.648464
1026 Recent research on arts-on-referral has shown that while engaging in arts programmes participants mental wellbeing significantly increases 0.607813
1027 They replicated a moderate reduction in mental distress and additionally found a significant increase in mental wellbeing 0.624349
1028 Such engagement in cultural activities has been found to result in: the gaining of new skills improved informal and formal learning increased self-confidence self-esteem and feeling of self-worth the improvement or creation of social networks an enhanced quality of life the promotion of social cohesion personal and community empowerment and improvement of personal and local image identity and wellbeing 0.628445
1029 The results revealed that locally the project empowered young people to have more confidence build resilience and have mutual understanding of others 0.629464
1030 The findings reveal a rich array of positive benefits on the participants' social wellbeing with/in the community 0.808848
1031 The ndings reveal a rich array of positive benets on the participants' social wellbeing with/in the community 0.670661
1032 For example they can create mutually supportive atmospheres that can tackle social isolation and enhance people's quality of life and social wellbeing 0.670184
1033 The carers reported beneficial effects on their relationship with the patients as patients came to express themselves more openly grew in self-confidence and had increased interest in their sur- roundings 0.610737
1034 The value and benefits of participation included having fun the opportunity for creative expres- sion challenging peoples roles as carers and cared for creating a social space and sense of togetherness creating memories and empowering participants 0.615893
1035 The value and benefits of both projects included greater communication and enhanced quality of life and well-being of residents as evidenced through increased emotive responses and improvements in self-esteem confi- dence ability to make choices and the community involve- ment of residents 0.680609
1036 Participants report decreased anxiety decreased loneliness increased self-confidence and self-esteem and increased sense of value and purpose 0.615582
1037 Though health and wellbeing have complex social determinants a central hypothesis is that benefits to health and wellbeing can be achieved through in- creasing physical activity and social interaction at the neighbourhood scale and by enhancing people's ability to participate in society 0.666274
1038 Wellbeing outcomes included mental health and general wellbeing 0.674035
1039 The impact on local pride and the feel- good factor for people interested in the place 0.7241
1040 The fun impact stems from the public interest and engagement of various people which affect the relevant feel good factor and help to identify a place 0.647618
1041 This has enabled the achievement of numerous benefits including improving business performance reducing operating costs enhancing image and reputation increasing sales and customer loyalty increasing productivity and quality increased ability to attract and retain employees and improvements in relations with public authorities 0.604608
1042 The social benefits factor comprised items relating to community image identity wellbeing experiencing new things opportunities to develop new skills 0.650314
1043 Findings that local communities gain positive recognition as a result of festivals and that both festi- vals have an ongoing positive cultural impact on host communities are consistent with research literature 0.616665
1044 community benefits include the celebration of community enhancement of community identity image and uniqueness improved quality of life pride and community recognition 0.733199
1045 However, engagement in dramatic exercises and rehearsing and performing a dramatic piece was reported by participants as a positive growth experience, as indicated by the post-treatment ratings of enhanced self-esteem, confidence and happiness 0.612583
1046 However engagement in dramatic exercises and rehearsing and performing a dramatic piece was reported by participants as a positive growth experience as indicated by the post-treatment ratings of enhanced self-esteem condence and happiness 0.61185
1047 Increased social support has been show to pre- dict better cognitive performance greater life satisfaction improved health-related quality of life and reduction in risk for age-related disabilities 0.640399
1048 Matrix looked at the impacts of participation in the arts and sport on wellbeing and reported a positive impact on life satisfaction 0.613555
1049 Social interaction in itself has been recognised as an important contributor to happiness and wellbeing 0.659799
1050 Art participation may enhance self-efficacy and positively influence emotional wellbeing 0.616666
1051 Positive affect represents pleasurable engagement and includes emotions such as enthusiasm and alert ness 0.6157
1052 Across all the participants when comparing the arts program with an active control our findings suggest they experienced in the moment benefits to their well-being in terms of improvements to interest attention self-esteem and pleasure and decreases in negative affect and sadness 0.607295
1053 The well-being benefits associated with play include relief from stress increased creativity and improved relationships 0.611619
1054 Positive mental health in individuals and populations 0.684467
1055 The arts create a safe and supportive environment improve the physical health and the well-being of patients their relatives and medical staff [-] 0.654389
1056 The carers reported beneficial effects on their relationship with the patients as patients came to express themselves more openly grew in self-confidence and had increased interest in their sur- roundings 0.610737
1057 The value and benefits of participation included having fun the opportunity for creative expres- sion challenging peoples roles as carers and cared for creating a social space and sense of togetherness creating memories and empowering participants 0.615893
1058 The value and benefits of both projects included greater communication and enhanced quality of life and well-being of residents as evidenced through increased emotive responses and improvements in self-esteem confi- dence ability to make choices and the community involve- ment of residents 0.680609
1059 Participants report decreased anxiety decreased loneliness increased self-confidence and self-esteem and increased sense of value and purpose 0.615582
1060 Lifelong Learning and Community Engagement The founding principles for this key issue are that acces- sibility to and active participation in the arts is essential to a communitys economic vitality and increases the quality of life across the life span thus reducing the costs of health and long-term care 0.623444
1061 It increases relaxation and communication, contributes to reduce pain, allows bearing of stressing experiences, promotes self-control feelings and increases self-esteem 0.61189
1062 These include positive effects not only on patient wellbeing but also on health outcome such as length of stay in hospital and pain tolerance 0.637564
1063 Valued activities also play an important role in promoting positive enjoyment of later life and resisting depression even in a context of deteriorating health 0.622477
1064 Most participants rated their quality of life as good or very good 0.712
1065 Both quantitative and qualitative methods of enquiry highlighted the value that older people assign to social relationships and social activities a safe home positive outlook and good health or functional ability for quality of life 0.606294
1066 Qualitative enquiry into the meaning of such activities found that participants derived well-being through keeping busy feeling useful and valued experiencing mental stimulation and relaxation and meeting others 0.635441
1067 Art-making provided a variety of experiences that enriched the participants inner mental life and also promoted feelings of connectedness with the wider physical and social worlds 0.600568
1068 they experienced personally significant changes gaining confidence about themselves and their place in the community 0.673973 View
1069 New skills and confidence experience of co-operative work and a sense of achievement crystallised in many cases into an enhanced commitment to local activism and support for local projects 0.612793 View
1070 THE STUDY SHOWS THAT PARTICIPATION IN THE ARTS CAN Develop pride in local traditions and cultures 0.612272 View
1071 finally the people involved felt an increased sense of pride and appreciation of their town 0.620576 View
1072 in individuals which encouraged both personal development and wider involvement in their local community 0.624904 View
1073 developing community identity 0.66728 View
1074 community cultural expression is an essential component in the evolution and expression of a national culture 0.609741 View
1075 changing citizens perceptions of urban spaces through artistic interventions to encourage ownership civic pride and urban regeneration 0.63248 View
1076 participants feel empowered which increases their self- belief and leads them to be more pro-active members of the community 0.609795 View
1077 Local issues and engagement with active local groups have been central to the initiatives strategic development 0.645305 View
1078 Participants report pride in themselves and in their community increased confidence and a feeling of self-satisfaction 0.606888 View
1079 gives people a sense of achievement pride in themselves and in their community 0.641101 View
1080 The results revealed that locally the project empowered young people to have more confidence build resilience and have mutual understanding of others 0.61431
1081 The impact on local pride and the feel- good factor for people interested in the place 0.634316
1082 P Community identity is enhanced through festival 0.672674
1083 community benefits include the celebration of community enhancement of community identity image and uniqueness improved quality of life pride and community recognition 0.745849
1084 Social impact of participation in arts Help involve local people in the regeneration process 0.602281 View
1085 Social impact of participation in arts Create community traditions in new towns or neighbourhoods 0.693883 View
1086 Social impact of participation in arts Help people develop their creativity 0.614812 View
1087 THE STUDY SHOWS THAT PARTICIPATION IN THE ARTS CAN Create community traditions in new towns or neighbourhoods 0.67286 View
1088 encounters with arts or heritage expose people to ideas and understandings new or old about how to interpret the world around them 0.605442 View
1089 it is possible that the arts and cultural activity have a role in changing the culture of the area and make it a more creative and vibrant society for young people 0.654945 View
1090 have recognized and promoted the contribution of culture to social inclusion 0.602743 View
1091 the present research refers to cultural participation as participation in cultural life and defines it as: the receptive and creative conscious activities through which people increase their informational and cultural baggage as far as four different cultural domains are con- cerned: cultural heritage performing arts books and press audio and audiovisual media and multimedia 0.600829 View
1092 donations to cultural organizations can enhance opportunities for social interaction 0.636934 View
1093 cultural regeneration citys cultural system involvement of public interest towards cultural activities setting an example for other cities city/district vision on culture local government and public capacity sociability within district in general intercultural contact and collaboration 0.601024 View
1094 the arts improve skills cultural capital and creativity 0.636424 View
1095 improved understanding of different cultures or lifestyles 0.605749 View
1096 the availability of better data about different aspects of cultural vitality is crucial and can lead to a much richer understanding of how different manifestations of the presence of arts and culture cultural participation and cultural support impact communities 0.606501 View
1097 community cultural expression is an essential component in the evolution and expression of a national culture 0.63906 View
1098 Cultural districts have attracted increased attention as an urban economic development strategy 0.602115 View
1099 cities build their uniqueness on cultural resources and assets every place has cultural resources 0.619315 View
1100 promoted culture as a potential contributor to social inclusion intercultural dialogue and economic growth 0.603095 View
1101 culture and creativity can play a role in addressing city issues of public interest 0.626668 View
1102 participants have enhanced knowledge and skills and feel more connected to culture 0.622795 View
1103 Culture-led regeneration plays a leading role in the ability to base urban development on culture 0.680565 View
1104 ARTS AND CULTURE Accessing and supporting arts and culture is an important dimension of social sustainability 0.622992
1105 site introducing new dynamics and identity with arts music and culture 0.735777
1106 Participants cultural capital developed in terms of an increase in knowledge and understanding of contemporary art 0.673234
1107 It brings benefits in other areas such as environmental renewal and health promotion, and injects an element of creativity into organisational planning 0.620057 View
1108 It brings benefits in other areas such as environmental renewal and health promotion and injects an element of creativity into organisational planning 0.611891 View
1109 second it helped to empower communities by building organizational skills and capacities by helping people to gain control over their lives and to become more active citizens and by regenerating neighborhoods 0.61012 View
1110 managing change and development in an orderly manner plays a key role in urban regeneration and in this sense can be considered as roberts and sykes : : x interventionist activity x activity which straddles the public private an community sectors x activity which is likely to experience considerable changes in its institutional structures over time in response to changing economic social environmental and political circumstances x means of mobilizing collective effort and providing the basis for the negotiation of appropriate solutions x means of determining policies and actions designed to improve the condition of urban areas and developing the institutional structures necessary to support the preparation of specific proposals 0.601152 View
1111 encourages the role of urban design and architecture in the creation of new urban space and experience in parallel with preserving the existing local heritage and history 0.672545 View
1112 improved consultation between government and community improved planning for or design of public spaces improved developing public facilities the women ex-offenders theatre company case study also previously described recorded positive responses to indicators concerned with social issues relating to the incidence of criminal behaviour or the process of rehabilitation prevented crime led to employment developed local enterprise unpaid labour all the case study projects examined in creating social capital were effective in attracting re- sources for community cultural development outcomes 0.70324 View
1113 improvements to and increased use of public facilities increasing social capital improved levels of communication in community 0.644169 View
1114 improved levels of community planning and organisation 0.749078 View
1115 this mixture of contexts provides an opportunity to compare them and identify strengths and challenges in their contributions towards urban regeneration 0.666519 View
1116 arts programming can greatly contribute to urban regeneration in the context of a major event hosting process 0.643536 View
1117 distinctive urban areas that combine a rich cultural life with compelling public spaces and architecture they have been recognized for their strategic value in defining urban character and identity; improving livability; attracting investment knowledge workers and tourists; and building community 0.62463 View
1118 nonetheless the priorities in the plan are broad and connect with much of the social impact typology above: developing community-based work in neighbourhoods creating vibrant public spaces enhancing civic pride and engagement fostering inclusiveness and participation building social capital and supporting the creative industries 0.620236 View
1119 building on the department of city planning s urban design principles which advanced the idea that good urban design can promote social equity by being open and accessible to everyone the pdc developed affordable housing guiding principles to set high standards for design in all neighbourhoods 0.654049 View
1120 changing citizens perceptions of urban spaces through artistic interventions to encourage ownership civic pride and urban regeneration 0.68725 View
1121 cities initiate processes of urban renewal in their central and older areas to attract tourists 0.60406 View
1122 This experience shows that this increased awareness of the community and the attention to maintenance in perspective constitutes an important factor of urban quality 0.651932 View
1123 The findings show that urban planning and design strongly impact crime occurrence 0.611225 View
1124 It enables the identification of design elements important for improving pedestrian safety and walkability 0.746052 View
1125 To start making resilience improvements cities need to build a capacity for change 0.605662 View
1126 Design strategies, actions, and policies, identified to improve public health and wellbeing, underline that the connection between morphological and functional features of urban context and public health is crucial for contemporary cities and modern societies 0.733825 View
1127 Design strategies actions and policies identified to improve public health and wellbeing underline that the connection between morphological and functional features of urban context and public health is crucial for contemporary cities and modern societies 0.74089 View
1128 Activities such as those delivered through the community centres in this study have a part to play in helping shift an agenda towards the promotion of wellbeing and positive health 0.60357 View
1129 CULTURAL HERITAGE URBAN REGENERATION AND GENTRIFICATION The role of cultural heritage in urban transitions towards the creation innovation and replication of best practices in cities is seen as a crucial determining factor in the achievement of Global North processes of urban sustainability and a driver for the regeneration of urban consolidated areas and communities 0.622237 View
1130 Also the city government took a more proactive role to urban revitalisation which led to a sharp increase in public investments in urban projects compared to previous years 0.680304 View
1131 Flagship projects can be defined as significant high-profile and prestigious land and property developments which play an influential and catalytic role in urban regeneration 0.750389 View
1132 Museum and cultural organizations have been recognized as a value for the vitality and character of cities particularly within the idea of urban regeneration that includes the challenge to achieve long-term strategic reshaping of cities and neighbourhoods set against a history of short-term area-based initiatives 0.645319 View
1133 An increase in the provision of publicly accessible social space in the built environment can be thought of as contributing to social capital development 0.633113
1134 The style encouraged wide equitable and open participation by local people 0.601744 View
1135 increased civic participation is a consequence of a dynamic and diverse cultural scene in the community 0.656576 View
1136 urban social movements and the neighbourhood association have been actively involved 0.650213 View
1137 It hosts big scale public movements experiences seasonal changes political regimes social unrest and urban transformations related to them 0.600378 View
1138 Various types of buildings located among residential buildings provide an additional opportunity for social interaction between neighbours 0.604929 View
1139 Also the city government took a more proactive role to urban revitalisation which led to a sharp increase in public investments in urban projects compared to previous years 0.603346 View
1140 social capital 0.830908 View
1141 improvements to and increased use of public facilities increasing social capital improved levels of communication in community 0.64001 View
1142 An increase in the provision of publicly accessible social space in the built environment can be thought of as contributing to social capital development 0.63028
1143 It enables the identification of design elements important for improving pedestrian safety and walkability 0.655913 View
1144 accounting for social cohesion and sense of belonging to community 0.654016 View
1145 perceptions: sense of belonging to community trust and supportive relationships with other communities and institutions social cohesion social inclusion sense of place -place identity dependency and attachment 0.638613 View
1146 moreover feelings of attachment help inhabitants nd their roots and strengthen their sense of local identity belonging and security 0.63633 View
1147 they experience a stronger sense of belonging to the community 0.742126 View
1148 improved communication skills ncreased ability in planning and organising improved ability to collect organise and analyse information ncreased problem solving skills developed creative talents the group interaction inherent in community-based arts projects provided the opportunity for people to gain wider social perspectives and helped them clarify their thoughts and/or decide what action they wanted to take 0.615801 View
1149 improvements to and increased use of public facilities increasing social capital improved levels of communication in community 0.685668 View
1150 improved standards of consultation between government and community 0.629676 View
1151 stated that the tool improved provider communication 0.716937 View
1152 This personal growth allowed participants to communicate better with people close to them 0.605529 View
1153 it is also crucial that people feel a sense of relatedness to other people so that in addition to the personal internally focused elements peoples social experiences the degree to which they have supportive relationships and a sense of connection with others form a vital aspect of well-being 0.770319 View
1154 Social impact of participation in arts Strengthen community co-operation and networking 0.63091 View
1155 Social impact of participation in arts Help people feel a sense of belonging and involvement 0.649809 View
1156 New skills and confidence can be empowering as community groups become more involved in local affairs 0.604368 View
1157 by helping to reaffirm a group s identity it helps groups gain pride and confidence in their abilities 0.64318 View
1158 providing an experience of collective efficacy and civic engagement which spurs participants to further collective action to be a source of pride for residents participants and non- participants alike in their community increasing their sense of connection to that community 0.723074 View
1159 first building a sense of community where through the enhancement of social interaction which leads to social cohesion social capital can be formed encompassing the effects on those more directly involved in the experience 0.625035 View
1160 repeated opportunities for encounters and social interaction can produce social solidarity and social cohesion through the recognition of common interests and the creation of common connections 0.681256 View
1161 the stimulation of social interactions helps to tackle isolation and contributes to building bonds 0.611599 View
1162 therefore individuals that are brought together through intensive interaction and cooperation activities might foster social capital and increase their ability for community involvement in the future 0.601121 View
1163 social cohesion social cohesion refers to the extent of connectedness and solidarity among groups in society 0.712942 View
1164 was vital in underpinning a sense of community and social cohesion 0.763877 View
1165 sense of community demonstrated a significant posi- tive effect on residents cognitive wellbeing 0.61861 View
1166 residents sense of community promotes their cognitive swb 0.624205 View
1167 a higher sense of community comprising of sense of belonging autonomy and proudness of living in the community contributes to residents positive cognitive well-being 0.71255 View
1168 fostering trust between participants and thereby increasing their generalized trust of others providing an experience of collective efficacy and civic engagement which spurs participants to further collective action arts events may be a source of pride for residents participants and non- participants alike in their community increasing their sense of connection to that community 0.680239 View
1169 finally the people involved felt an increased sense of pride and appreciation of their town 0.618554 View
1170 accounting for social cohesion and sense of belonging to community 0.758825 View
1171 perceptions: sense of belonging to community trust and supportive relationships with other communities and institutions social cohesion social inclusion sense of place -place identity dependency and attachment 0.745042 View
1172 a direct impacts individual level: social well-being direct impacts: individual level social well-being become part of a social group belonging social capital bridging and bonding make new friends and socialize fight isolation and increase mental health mental health skills for daily use-recreation increase sense of ownership of place and heritage sense of belonging to place/ sense of identity skills for job market knowledge education and personal development create new professional networks awareness about historic evolution development learn more about heritage-increase excitement self-motivation/self-direction abilities won self-empowerment and confidence find life orientation-goals personal satisfaction and pride for service offered b direct impacts community level social well-being: social cohesion direct impacts: community level social well-being increase inclusion of newcomers in community roles social capital bridging /inclusion increase bonding and empowerment via team work social capital bonding /social cohesion intra-generation links mingle with other island residents social capital linking sense of belonging to community collective empowerment unlock potentials for self-enclosed groups c indirect impacts for wider community of place via use of outputs heritage centers utilized as community centers and poles of interest indirect impacts enhanced sense of belonging to group sustained population by supporting access to place enhanced community and place bonds heritage protection projects accountable to community providing further spatial development opportunities increase sense of ownership through recognition of uniqueness of place/identity the impact nodes were grouped into three core categories reflecting different levels of social impacts: 0.642514 View
1173 the public voice and recognition of their views was a powerful experience and one which created new social networks and a greater sense of belonging to many different communities 0.636591 View
1174 public benefits: captivation expanded capacity for empathy creation of social bonds pleasure cognitive growth expression of communal meaning 0.647984 View
1175 moreover feelings of attachment help inhabitants nd their roots and strengthen their sense of local identity belonging and security 0.757068 View
1176 cultures role in strengthening links between people and increasing social capital is what matters in such communities rather than direct economic impact 0.657693 View
1177 participants improve their ability to form better and stronger relationships and therefore feel less lonely and experience a sense of belonging to the community 0.833016 View
1178 participants strengthen their social networks and improve their ability to form better and stronger relationships 0.662712 View
1179 participants feel empowered which increases their self- belief and leads them to be more pro-active members of the community 0.636842 View
1180 they experience a stronger sense of belonging to the community 0.897538 View
1181 conclude that the strengthening of community ties facilitates the implementation of development projects 0.642969 View
1182 The ultimate goal of a resilient society is the wellbeing of its community 0.606357 View
1183 A sense of community is present in that volunteers feel they belong and matter to the group and that they develop affective bonds a shared emotional connection based on their activities and social interactions 0.797049 View
1184 Participants felt more confident to take an assertive role in their futures and more integrated into their local communities 0.633276 View
1185 Moreover the classes allowed them to strengthen ties with close friends and family through sharing their new interests and they enjoyed enhanced well-being linked both to more positive moods and a sense of belonging 0.747309 View
1186 Enjoying being together - group participation motivates participation All participants highlighted the social benefits of participation in the programme as well as enjoying the inner experience of creativity 0.612746 View
1187 The arts group also provided a deep sense of camaraderie and mutual encouragement 0.627795 View
1188 The direct participation in the process and the active involvement of the users allow producing new interests and stimulating new energies: new bonds are formed between the different decision-making actors who recognize in collaboration and cooperation the concrete opportunity to improve their own wellbeing and that of community 0.625624 View
1189 Participants report feelings of peer acceptance positive social interactions and improved ability to make friends 0.602444 View
1190 The intimacy generated by the ceremonial process fosters community networking new relationships and renewed affection between the participants 0.744738 View
1191 Such engagement can increase the self-confidence and morale of older people and provide opportunities for increased social connections, leading to higher levels of social cohesion 0.658064 View
1192 The closeness and camaraderie that developed through the participatory arts built social connections for example some residents in stage described their new group identity as being a member of a club: Yes its made it more a communal feeling 0.713153 View
1193 Our findings show that participatory arts promoted social connectedness through facilitating collective enjoyment supporting and encouraging others developing a sense of camaraderie and community and strengthening friendships 0.692945 View
1194 Other benefits to the individuals included increased enjoyment and satisfaction and the opportunity to share and connect with others and increased social interaction 0.610651 View
1195 At a broader level strong social relationships and a sense of connectedness and participation in communities have been shown to have a profound impact on health and consistent evidence indicates that a sense of connectedness is protective of mental and emo tional well-being 0.688855 View
1196 These included high levels of motivation to attend the program enjoyment of the program increases in social participation and friendship and improved emotional wellbeing 0.663708 View
1197 They described increased positive feelings and well-being reduced stress improved self-perceptions improved singing abilities feelings of belong ing to a group connecting with the local community increased social networks and social functioning 0.602337 View
1198 Qualitative studies reported themes concerning a general improvement in emotional and social wellbeing including the development of the sense of group identity and belonging 0.607415 View
1199 I think theres that around achievement and a sense of unity and connection and belonging to a wider community and connection to different kind of psychological parts that supports wellbeing 0.614309 View
1200 Social identity engenders: connection or belonging through feeling psychologically close to other people; a sense of meaning which helps people to act with passion and purpose; motivation to help and support those who share the identity; the ability to transcend hopelessness or powerlessness and to build a stronger sense of per- sonal control or agency 0.652422 View
1201 Ultimately social identity is important to health and wellbeing because a strong sense of iden- tification with the collective builds a stronger sense of self 0.631358 View
1202 Group identification created a sense of belonging support self-efficacy purpose and positive emotions for participants 0.785621 View
1203 Simple effect analyses revealed that the more peo ple identified with their group the more their mental wellbeing improved over time 0.615805 View
1204 Participation in the groups only improved mental wellbeing when participants saw the group as an important part of their identity 0.695401 View
1205 There have also been reports of increased oxytocin which is known to have a positive impact on prosocial behaviors such as bonding developing trust and group solidarity 0.62324 View
1206 gives people a sense of achievement pride in themselves and in their community 0.65403 View
1207 The fun spirit and welcoming feel of the group has the effect of assisting new community members through a major life transition whilst having a positive impact on the individuals psychological state 0.608199 View
1208 Participation in a group music ther- apy brings people out of isolation creates powerful social and emotional bonds and generates an overall good feeling 0.670663 View
1209 Par- ticipating in music therapy facilitates an increased sense of community of belonging to a group 0.656993 View
1210 Additionally patients reported better social support after the intervention 0.608931
1211 The opportunity for social participation and its effects on the social fabric of the community is important as it involves relational ties between individuals and society and individuals and the state 0.600748
1212 The findings reveal a rich array of positive benefits on the participants' social wellbeing with/in the community 0.608863
1213 She holds an active social solidarity model of community 0.613411
1214 The conversations about the art developed bonding bridging and linking social capital developing the wider network ties that have been shown to contribute to peoples well-being 0.63403
1215 it also intends that empowerment should go beyond individuals and support people to create or strengthen community 0.6018 View
1216 It can contribute to social cohesion by developing networks and understanding, and building local capacity for organisation and self-determination 0.649178 View
1217 It can contribute to social cohesion by developing networks and understanding and building local capacity for organisation and self-determination 0.657316 View
1218 shared understanding or repertoire and sustainable social values obviously help people to recognize opportunities for cooperation 0.60287 View
1219 providing an experience of collective efficacy and civic engagement which spurs participants to further collective action to be a source of pride for residents participants and non- participants alike in their community increasing their sense of connection to that community 0.643985 View
1220 first building a sense of community where through the enhancement of social interaction which leads to social cohesion social capital can be formed encompassing the effects on those more directly involved in the experience 0.663638 View
1221 repeated opportunities for encounters and social interaction can produce social solidarity and social cohesion through the recognition of common interests and the creation of common connections 0.633972 View
1222 in turn when bringing people together it helps to increase public awareness and to improve group planning and organising activities the core bases of community empowerment for collective action 0.722193 View
1223 therefore individuals that are brought together through intensive interaction and cooperation activities might foster social capital and increase their ability for community involvement in the future 0.615373 View
1224 its experiential activities provide opportunities for social interaction and the creation of common grounds developing trust of others establishing social bonds and building bridges in a pluralistic society social capital ; subsequently by bringing people together and enhancing community-oriented values these activities strengthen public and critic awareness of their life settings and enhance specific community organizational skills which can encourage capacity for collective action and civic engagement community involvement 0.633836 View
1225 empowerment of communities to organize for collective action 0.624684 View
1226 was vital in underpinning a sense of community and social cohesion 0.682702 View
1227 compared to language which is most effective in mobilizing joint intentionality for goal-directed behavior music might be more efficacious in mobilizing joint intentionality per se in the sense of feeling a we unit thus getting people to experience each other as co-active similar and cooperative members of a group cf 0.605101 View
1228 accounting for social cohesion and sense of belonging to community 0.649808 View
1229 public benefits: captivation expanded capacity for empathy creation of social bonds pleasure cognitive growth expression of communal meaning 0.644109 View
1230 through public involvement social networks and cohesion can be developed 0.627792 View
1231 people within a community can share their knowledge and experience with one another to create community-wide networks of information 0.609663 View
1232 one indicator of community cohesion aims to maximize community involvement and serve as inspiration for action smiles per hour 0.609466 View
1233 they experience a stronger sense of belonging to the community 0.607033 View
1234 Draw peoples cooperative work and contribute to the development of the local community 0.609679 View
1235 Using resources in this way to widen participation and foster community involvement effectively changes attitudes and promotes social integration 0.611171 View
1236 I think theres that around achievement and a sense of unity and connection and belonging to a wider community and connection to different kind of psychological parts that supports wellbeing 0.602073 View
1237 Group identification created a sense of belonging support self-efficacy purpose and positive emotions for participants 0.606627 View
1238 The potential for meaningful community engagement and participation 0.618805
1239 increased self-esteem through mastery of materials 0.625574 View
1240 Social impact of participation in arts Increase peoples confidence and sense of self-worth 0.615771 View
1241 providing an experience of collective efficacy and civic engagement which spurs participants to further collective action to be a source of pride for residents participants and non- participants alike in their community increasing their sense of connection to that community 0.628098 View
1242 a higher sense of community comprising of sense of belonging autonomy and proudness of living in the community contributes to residents positive cognitive well-being 0.71894 View
1243 higher cognitive well-being and more positive affects reinforce residents support for tourism 0.642743 View
1244 finally the people involved felt an increased sense of pride and appreciation of their town 0.780102 View
1245 increased appreciation of the value of community arts projects 0.614966 View
1246 increased self-confidence 0.631793 View
1247 for the social area sub-area identity and local pride: sense of belonging to the city and local pride of target groups immigrants young people citizens living in the periphery improved security and safety perception among residents for the social area sub-area demographics and social cohesion: n 0.627164 View
1248 participants feel empowered which increases their self- belief and leads them to be more pro-active members of the community 0.661092 View
1249 they experience a stronger sense of belonging to the community 0.664357 View
1250 The ultimate goal of a resilient society is the wellbeing of its community 0.604308 View
1251 Participants report pride in themselves and in their community increased confidence and a feeling of self-satisfaction 0.763945 View
1252 gives people a sense of achievement pride in themselves and in their community 0.79848 View
1253 The impact on local pride and the feel- good factor for people interested in the place 0.776005
1254 P Community identity is enhanced through festival 0.626604
1255 community benefits include the celebration of community enhancement of community identity image and uniqueness improved quality of life pride and community recognition 0.76305
1256 it also intends that empowerment should go beyond individuals and support people to create or strengthen community 0.636043 View
1257 being part of a collective brings strength confidence and new ideas 0.618199 View
1258 It can contribute to social cohesion by developing networks and understanding, and building local capacity for organisation and self-determination 0.692783 View
1259 It can contribute to social cohesion by developing networks and understanding and building local capacity for organisation and self-determination 0.690302 View
1260 Social impact of participation in arts Strengthen community co-operation and networking 0.701789 View
1261 THE STUDY SHOWS THAT PARTICIPATION IN THE ARTS CAN Develop community networks and sociability 0.604851 View
1262 THE STUDY SHOWS THAT PARTICIPATION IN THE ARTS CAN Strengthen community co-operation and networking 0.613427 View
1263 New skills and confidence experience of co-operative work and a sense of achievement crystallised in many cases into an enhanced commitment to local activism and support for local projects 0.61096 View
1264 found that participation led to significant improvements in empowerment as well as in mental health indicators and social inclusion 0.603167 View
1265 providing an experience of collective efficacy and civic engagement which spurs participants to further collective action to be a source of pride for residents participants and non- participants alike in their community increasing their sense of connection to that community 0.66993 View
1266 first building a sense of community where through the enhancement of social interaction which leads to social cohesion social capital can be formed encompassing the effects on those more directly involved in the experience 0.68083 View
1267 repeated opportunities for encounters and social interaction can produce social solidarity and social cohesion through the recognition of common interests and the creation of common connections 0.652121 View
1268 the stimulation of social interactions helps to tackle isolation and contributes to building bonds 0.60369 View
1269 in turn when bringing people together it helps to increase public awareness and to improve group planning and organising activities the core bases of community empowerment for collective action 0.698694 View
1270 therefore individuals that are brought together through intensive interaction and cooperation activities might foster social capital and increase their ability for community involvement in the future 0.659242 View
1271 its experiential activities provide opportunities for social interaction and the creation of common grounds developing trust of others establishing social bonds and building bridges in a pluralistic society social capital ; subsequently by bringing people together and enhancing community-oriented values these activities strengthen public and critic awareness of their life settings and enhance specific community organizational skills which can encourage capacity for collective action and civic engagement community involvement 0.6335 View
1272 culture is a key to achieve inclusive development to strengthen social bonds and cooperation and to foster creativity and innovation 0.605726 View
1273 empowerment of communities to organize for collective action 0.645297 View
1274 social capital refers to features of social organization such as networks norms and social trust that facilitate coordination and cooperation for mutual benefit 0.633281 View
1275 second it helped to empower communities by building organizational skills and capacities by helping people to gain control over their lives and to become more active citizens and by regenerating neighborhoods 0.63495 View
1276 was vital in underpinning a sense of community and social cohesion 0.675397 View
1277 successful partnerships act as a form of interagency advocacy for theatre and can help extend its role in social and community development 0.618015 View
1278 as well as the social networks created through this type of participation 0.687089 View
1279 audience engagement and participation lead to empowerment 0.606512 View
1280 improve collective processes through participation in cultural activ- ities to foster new forms of sociability and to link social approval and recognition to commitment 0.611487 View
1281 accounting for social cohesion and sense of belonging to community 0.624488 View
1282 a direct impacts individual level: social well-being direct impacts: individual level social well-being become part of a social group belonging social capital bridging and bonding make new friends and socialize fight isolation and increase mental health mental health skills for daily use-recreation increase sense of ownership of place and heritage sense of belonging to place/ sense of identity skills for job market knowledge education and personal development create new professional networks awareness about historic evolution development learn more about heritage-increase excitement self-motivation/self-direction abilities won self-empowerment and confidence find life orientation-goals personal satisfaction and pride for service offered b direct impacts community level social well-being: social cohesion direct impacts: community level social well-being increase inclusion of newcomers in community roles social capital bridging /inclusion increase bonding and empowerment via team work social capital bonding /social cohesion intra-generation links mingle with other island residents social capital linking sense of belonging to community collective empowerment unlock potentials for self-enclosed groups c indirect impacts for wider community of place via use of outputs heritage centers utilized as community centers and poles of interest indirect impacts enhanced sense of belonging to group sustained population by supporting access to place enhanced community and place bonds heritage protection projects accountable to community providing further spatial development opportunities increase sense of ownership through recognition of uniqueness of place/identity the impact nodes were grouped into three core categories reflecting different levels of social impacts: 0.608767 View
1283 it is an essential and powerful way in which people build and rebuild community release creative energy and transform minds organi- sations institutions and society 0.6048 View
1284 improvements to and increased use of public facilities increasing social capital improved levels of communication in community 0.690339 View
1285 improved levels of community planning and organisation 0.644211 View
1286 public benefits: captivation expanded capacity for empathy creation of social bonds pleasure cognitive growth expression of communal meaning 0.641196 View
1287 through public involvement social networks and cohesion can be developed 0.74275 View
1288 this factor consists of eight items related to enhancing social interaction and social networks 0.602637 View
1289 also recognises involvement in community-based initiatives as helping individuals develop the skills and confidence to be more involved in the community leading in some cases to improved understanding and links across ethnic and social divides 0.610697 View
1290 one indicator of community cohesion aims to maximize community involvement and serve as inspiration for action smiles per hour 0.618635 View
1291 participants strengthen their social networks and improve their ability to form better and stronger relationships 0.711223 View
1292 they experience a stronger sense of belonging to the community 0.632228 View
1293 conclude that the strengthening of community ties facilitates the implementation of development projects 0.738239 View
1294 The classes helped participants develop self-confidence, create and strengthen relationships, and encouraged more active lives 0.601615 View
1295 Moreover local participation in the initiative itself has constituted an important arena for social interaction resulting in common place-making and advancing place attachment 0.646616 View
1296 The direct participation in the process and the active involvement of the users allow producing new interests and stimulating new energies: new bonds are formed between the different decision-making actors who recognize in collaboration and cooperation the concrete opportunity to improve their own wellbeing and that of community 0.618109 View
1297 Robust social infrastructure fosters contact mutual support and collaboration 0.756828 View
1298 Libraries contribute to the communitys social infrastructure by providing a public space where people can make connections 0.618547 View
1299 Such engagement can increase the self-confidence and morale of older people and provide opportunities for increased social connections, leading to higher levels of social cohesion 0.628653 View
1300 Using resources in this way to widen participation and foster community involvement effectively changes attitudes and promotes social integration 0.629077 View
1301 Arts also facilitated interactions and enhanced social capital helping to strengthen existing relationships and build new ones 0.606234 View
1302 At a broader level strong social relationships and a sense of connectedness and participation in communities have been shown to have a profound impact on health and consistent evidence indicates that a sense of connectedness is protective of mental and emo tional well-being 0.627637 View
1303 Partnerships and networks are developed during the different stages of the project in order to enable and encourage people to become active agents in their communities resisting terrorists groups developing resilience and building shared understanding 0.660146
1304 The potential for meaningful community engagement and participation 0.6128
1305 She holds an active social solidarity model of community 0.617748
1306 Participants developed bonding social capital with each other, bridging social capital with group leaders, and linking social capital with gallery staff and researchers 0.667038
1307 The conversations about the art developed bonding bridging and linking social capital developing the wider network ties that have been shown to contribute to peoples well-being 0.722963
1308 in that sense they appreciated an increased freedom of action and choice compared to other facilities 0.654249 View
1309 people indicated their enjoyment of the experience and highlighted the benefits on mental health well-being and social relationships 0.605918 View
1310 they experienced personally significant changes gaining confidence about themselves and their place in the community 0.626524 View
1311 qualitative evidence of the outcomes of the program suggest that it had a positive impact on participants physical and social well-being as well as upon their creative activity 0.68093 View
1312 residents social environment positively influences their subjective well-being by positively inuencing a cognitive well- being and b affective well-being 0.645331 View
1313 a higher sense of community comprising of sense of belonging autonomy and proudness of living in the community contributes to residents positive cognitive well-being 0.649016 View
1314 tourism has helped to increase the standard of living improve local infra- structure and promote local culture and crafts 0.640334 View
1315 higher cognitive well-being and more positive affects reinforce residents support for tourism 0.638444 View
1316 finally the people involved felt an increased sense of pride and appreciation of their town 0.633576 View
1317 active participation in the arts leads in addition to improved self-concept and sense of control over ones life 0.624312 View
1318 the arts improve skills cultural capital and creativity 0.60508 View
1319 artists suggested the experience had enriched and broadened their personal practice 0.618063 View
1320 increased self-confidence 0.607329 View
1321 sense of well being 0.628313 View
1322 improvements to and increased use of public facilities increasing social capital improved levels of communication in community 0.601649 View
1323 improved levels of community planning and organisation 0.64082 View
1324 it was found that participating in arts activities can have a positive effect on self-confidence, self-esteem, relationship building and a sense of belonging, qualities which have been associated with resilience and mental wellbeing 0.601723 View
1325 the results show that meaningful creative activity can help activate and boost psychosocial resources such as turning focus towards positive life experiences enhancing self-esteem promoting identity building and creating new opportunities 0.61787 View
1326 in summary there is good evidence that participation in meaningful creative activities can lead to improved mental health 0.620287 View
1327 it serves to create an aesthetic an atmosphere and ultimately shapes the attractiveness of places 0.626513 View
1328 outcome they enhanced their knowledge and skills 0.632545 View
1329 participants feel empowered which increases their self- belief and leads them to be more pro-active members of the community 0.62636 View
1330 It enables the identification of design elements important for improving pedestrian safety and walkability 0.602829 View
1331 The results showed positive changes in self-reported general health, mental health, personal and social well-being 0.602674 View
1332 Specifically it reduced perceived cognitive load increased satisfaction with information and increased perceptions of effective decisions 0.602913 View
1333 A persons functional capacity and their ability to positively engage in the world around them can heavily influence their wellbeing 0.630383 View
1334 In this study particularly positive affect vitality and coping increased 0.614657 View
1335 The research found that the sensory nature of museum objects combined with a positive narrative enhanced feelings of confidence vitality participation identity enjoyment and wellbeing 0.613707 View
1336 The growing recognition of the arts having an important role to play in improving the health and well-being of individuals has been a key driver 0.601395 View
1337 He showed increased confidence and enjoyment 0.631034 View
1338 Qualitative studies reported themes concerning a general improvement in emotional and social wellbeing including the development of the sense of group identity and belonging 0.618591 View
1339 Participants report pride in themselves and in their community increased confidence and a feeling of self-satisfaction 0.635313 View
1340 gives people a sense of achievement pride in themselves and in their community 0.672172 View
1341 The opportunity to compose music was empowering for participants and appears to have contributed to participants wellbeing and quality of life at least in the short term 0.60855 View
1342 Such engagement in cultural activities has been found to result in: the gaining of new skills improved informal and formal learning increased self-confidence self-esteem and feeling of self-worth the improvement or creation of social networks an enhanced quality of life the promotion of social cohesion personal and community empowerment and improvement of personal and local image identity and wellbeing 0.611633
1343 The impact on local pride and the feel- good factor for people interested in the place 0.642864
1344 The social benefits factor comprised items relating to community image identity wellbeing experiencing new things opportunities to develop new skills 0.618884
1345 community benefits include the celebration of community enhancement of community identity image and uniqueness improved quality of life pride and community recognition 0.703613
1346 There is growing and convincing evidence that en- gaging in creative arts activities can promote improve- ments in perceived physical and mental health social functioning and wellbeing in long-term conditions 0.632309
1347 moreover feelings of attachment help inhabitants nd their roots and strengthen their sense of local identity belonging and security 0.734557 View
1348 It will give them a good sense of heritage and to be invested in their heritage 0.601274 View
1349 they experienced personally significant changes gaining confidence about themselves and their place in the community 0.640462 View
1350 it also intends that empowerment should go beyond individuals and support people to create or strengthen community 0.635794 View
1351 It can contribute to social cohesion by developing networks and understanding, and building local capacity for organisation and self-determination 0.673234 View
1352 It can contribute to social cohesion by developing networks and understanding and building local capacity for organisation and self-determination 0.678961 View
1353 They can also play a vital role in the regeneration process facilitating consultation and partnership between residents and public agencies 0.600099 View
1354 Social impact of participation in arts Build community organisational capacity 0.654779 View
1355 THE STUDY SHOWS THAT PARTICIPATION IN THE ARTS CAN Build community organisational capacity 0.607951 View
1356 New skills and confidence can be empowering as community groups become more involved in local affairs 0.705569 View
1357 by helping to reaffirm a group s identity it helps groups gain pride and confidence in their abilities 0.658783 View
1358 community ownership is ultimately important with arts projects working in regeneration as it facilitates a process of local control 0.621152 View
1359 community social value social contact and interaction social inclusion promote sense of identity social capital inspired action on social issue civic engagement 0.689167 View
1360 providing an experience of collective efficacy and civic engagement which spurs participants to further collective action to be a source of pride for residents participants and non- participants alike in their community increasing their sense of connection to that community 0.694296 View
1361 first building a sense of community where through the enhancement of social interaction which leads to social cohesion social capital can be formed encompassing the effects on those more directly involved in the experience 0.60827 View
1362 in turn when bringing people together it helps to increase public awareness and to improve group planning and organising activities the core bases of community empowerment for collective action 0.734274 View
1363 therefore individuals that are brought together through intensive interaction and cooperation activities might foster social capital and increase their ability for community involvement in the future 0.621188 View
1364 its experiential activities provide opportunities for social interaction and the creation of common grounds developing trust of others establishing social bonds and building bridges in a pluralistic society social capital ; subsequently by bringing people together and enhancing community-oriented values these activities strengthen public and critic awareness of their life settings and enhance specific community organizational skills which can encourage capacity for collective action and civic engagement community involvement 0.63162 View
1365 second it helped to empower communities by building organizational skills and capacities by helping people to gain control over their lives and to become more active citizens and by regenerating neighborhoods 0.653047 View
1366 was vital in underpinning a sense of community and social cohesion 0.655941 View
1367 sense of community demonstrated a significant posi- tive effect on residents cognitive wellbeing 0.654539 View
1368 a higher sense of community comprising of sense of belonging autonomy and proudness of living in the community contributes to residents positive cognitive well-being 0.661271 View
1369 fostering trust between participants and thereby increasing their generalized trust of others providing an experience of collective efficacy and civic engagement which spurs participants to further collective action arts events may be a source of pride for residents participants and non- participants alike in their community increasing their sense of connection to that community 0.613943 View
1370 raised public awareness of a social or community concern 0.61187 View
1371 in individuals which encouraged both personal development and wider involvement in their local community 0.635177 View
1372 community is a lived experience 0.635984 View
1373 developing community identity 0.787224 View
1374 it argues for recognition of the critical link between community culture and social cohesion and demonstrates how community-based arts programs are powerful catalysts for developing healthy viable communities 0.612994 View
1375 this view of culture emphasises the importance of expressing community values creating a sense of place gaining new insights and learning new ways of doing things 0.62579 View
1376 developing communities community-based collaborative arts programs and projects are highly effective in producing the following community development outcomes: development of community identity decrease in social isolation improvements in recreational options development of local enterprise improvement in public facilities before examining how arts projects can produce these outcomes it is important to recon- sider the value of community as a fundamental unit of society 0.619006 View
1377 community cultural expression is an essential component in the evolution and expression of a national culture 0.629812 View
1378 improved levels of community planning and organisation 0.675976 View
1379 participation in community- based projects related to health has: positive role models for those living in deprived neighbourhoods economic benefits to communities and individuals help develop personal confidence flexibility and self-reliance develop a sense of community help communities to express their identity and develop their own self-reliant organisations restores individual and community identity give individuals social organisational and marketable skills bring out hidden talents give individuals greater self-respect self-confidence and a sense of achievement can contribute to greater self-esteem and improved mental well- being change perceptions of an area help to build outside links for insular communities gaining skills increasing confidence divert youth from gangs drugs and the juvenile system reduce truancy improve academic performance build self-discipline communication and job skills crime prevention fewer new court referrals college attendance increased ability to express anger appropriately increased ability to communicate effectively with adults and their peers increased ability to cooperate with others increased ability to work on tasks from start to finish decreased frequency of delinquent behaviour improvements in attitude towards school self-esteem and self- efficacy healthy personal development healthy eating healthy mothering positive mental health emotional literacy health promotion healthy communities less reliance on medical support feeling better being creative and becoming absorbed in the arts helps in acknowledging and revealing feelings exposure to the arts imact is: stress reduction therapeutic benefit improved sociability skills development fewer readmissions to psych 0.624263 View
1380 with the implementation of responsive policies and the orga- nization of community events and activities heritage conservation can enhance social interaction and social networks enrich collec- tive memory and create cultural identity cultural diversity and sense of community 0.6046 View
1381 also recognises involvement in community-based initiatives as helping individuals develop the skills and confidence to be more involved in the community leading in some cases to improved understanding and links across ethnic and social divides 0.715148 View
1382 increasingly that mission includes some kind of social impact; to build a sense of community inclusion cohesion and civic pride through arts and cultural participation 0.655715 View
1383 the research suggests that engaging community in things that really matter can stimulate positive social change 0.629925 View
1384 changing citizens perceptions of urban spaces through artistic interventions to encourage ownership civic pride and urban regeneration 0.637521 View
1385 participants have enhanced knowledge and skills and feel more connected to culture 0.60001 View
1386 participants feel empowered which increases their self- belief and leads them to be more pro-active members of the community 0.651192 View
1387 they experience a stronger sense of belonging to the community 0.650338 View
1388 This experience shows that this increased awareness of the community and the attention to maintenance in perspective constitutes an important factor of urban quality 0.614255 View
1389 The ultimate goal of a resilient society is the wellbeing of its community 0.610716 View
1390 Participants felt more confident to take an assertive role in their futures and more integrated into their local communities 0.656015 View
1391 A focus on local collaboration with other agencies and stakeholders with an interest in health promotion and building community capacity 0.626253 View
1392 Activities such as those delivered through the community centres in this study have a part to play in helping shift an agenda towards the promotion of wellbeing and positive health 0.630186 View
1393 The preservation of cultural heritage has a considerable impact on residents identity and can also promote community participation 0.632507 View
1394 Local issues and engagement with active local groups have been central to the initiatives strategic development 0.60502 View
1395 It also provided a strong sense of community as it allowed participants to showcase their cultural heritage 0.611224 View
1396 Using resources in this way to widen participation and foster community involvement effectively changes attitudes and promotes social integration 0.630485 View
1397 Social identity engenders: connection or belonging through feeling psychologically close to other people; a sense of meaning which helps people to act with passion and purpose; motivation to help and support those who share the identity; the ability to transcend hopelessness or powerlessness and to build a stronger sense of per- sonal control or agency 0.610651 View
1398 This approach frames social identity as having important consequences for health and wellbeing strong social identification fulfills psychological needs in the form of belonging meaning support efficacy and agency 0.621346 View
1399 Participation in self-help groups community organisations and arts activi- ties can play an important role in this journey to recovery and well-being for people with mental health conditions 0.619768 View
1400 gives people a sense of achievement pride in themselves and in their community 0.651074 View
1401 The results revealed that locally the project empowered young people to have more confidence build resilience and have mutual understanding of others 0.607947
1402 Creating local focal points is essential to establish trust and build further community-based activities 0.662977
1403 The impact on local pride and the feel- good factor for people interested in the place 0.61549
1404 The social benefits factor comprised items relating to community image identity wellbeing experiencing new things opportunities to develop new skills 0.646178
1405 P Community identity is enhanced through festival 0.685685
1406 community benefits include the celebration of community enhancement of community identity image and uniqueness improved quality of life pride and community recognition 0.748211
1407 The potential for meaningful community engagement and participation 0.647896
1408 cultural participation increases the diversity of ideas available to society as a whole and the capacity of citizens to make wise judgments about public issues 0.640425 View
1409 improved understanding of different cultures or lifestyles 0.742952 View
1410 improving understanding of different cultures & lifestyles 0.727827 View
1411 learning for human development helps people to evaluate critically and gain greater personal insights and understanding of the world around them 0.608293 View
1412 this includes what are sometimes seen as instrumental social objectives such as health and social inclusion but also embrace social impacts fundamentally linked to the character of cultural experience such as reflectiveness understanding people from other the report identifies clear opportunities for cultural districts to enlarge the way they think about social impact as well as for collaboration to enhance their practice and develop methods of evaluation 0.620924 View
1413 this includes what are seen as instrumental social objectives such as health or social inclusion but they also embrace social impacts more fundamentally linked to cultural engagement such as reflectiveness understanding people from other backgrounds community cohesiveness imagination and innovation 0.614002 View
1414 one of the most significant contributions lies in the ability of arts and culture to help shape reflective individuals facilitating greater understanding of themselves and their lives empathy with respect to others and an appreciation of the diversity of human experience and cultures 0.617168 View
1415 In the context of socioenvironmental change participation can increase affected peoples ability to influence knowledge generation and decision making and to insert their knowledge into the public discourse 0.602059
1416 processes relating to social relationships are described as interaction through playing of instruments promotion of empathic relationships increased communication and reduced social isolation 0.641699 View
1417 the crafting efforts engaged the community and transformed the ideas of creativity healing social empowerment and engagement 0.606232 View
1418 Social impact of participation in arts Promote tolerance and contribute to conflict resolution 0.758442 View
1419 its experiential activities provide opportunities for social interaction and the creation of common grounds developing trust of others establishing social bonds and building bridges in a pluralistic society social capital ; subsequently by bringing people together and enhancing community-oriented values these activities strengthen public and critic awareness of their life settings and enhance specific community organizational skills which can encourage capacity for collective action and civic engagement community involvement 0.663711 View
1420 social regeneration cultural access and participation community cooperation and networking effective public participation involvement of volunteers representation of different cultures contact between the generations rehabilitation of adults/children/unhealthy need of enjoyment creativity impulsion image identity and sense of place cultural leadership in regional competitiveness positive perception of project liveability image and reputation of the area pride and sense of belonging meeting cultural expectations understanding of different perspectives 0.611273 View
1421 this is quite evident in some of his hypotheses such as: participation in the arts can promote tolerance and contribute to conflict resolution or can provide a route to rehabilitation and integration for offenders or can help people feel a sense of belonging and involvement or can be an effective means of health education or can extend involvement in social activity 0.61777 View
1422 Through a framework encouraging groups of practitioners to collaborate, it provides design, production, management and marketing mentoring and assistance 0.611449 View
1423 Using resources in this way to widen participation and foster community involvement effectively changes attitudes and promotes social integration 0.605571 View
1424 This patient-facilitator community was transitory but exhibited some of the features of learning communities notably the facilitation of information exchange knowledge sharing and knowledge construction through continuous interaction built on trust and maintained through a shared understanding 0.604884 View
1425 A knowledgeable compassionate flexible and thoughtful facilitator created an atmosphere of respect and openness 0.749783 View
1426 Engagement in shared experiences leading to increased communication and interaction has the potential to address social isolation in particular 0.612396 View
1427 a high level of engagement created a strong three-way dialogue and rhythm between objects facilitator and participant 0.621948 View
1428 It can contribute to social cohesion by developing networks and understanding, and building local capacity for organisation and self-determination 0.601234 View
1429 It can contribute to social cohesion by developing networks and understanding and building local capacity for organisation and self-determination 0.601611 View
1430 Social impact of participation in arts Provide a forum for intercultural understanding and friendship 0.63329 View
1431 Social impact of participation in arts Promote intercultural contact and co-operation 0.755719 View
1432 Social impact of participation in arts Facilitate the development of partnership 0.605333 View
1433 Social impact of participation in arts Strengthen community co-operation and networking 0.657246 View
1434 THE STUDY SHOWS THAT PARTICIPATION IN THE ARTS CAN Develop community networks and sociability 0.635341 View
1435 THE STUDY SHOWS THAT PARTICIPATION IN THE ARTS CANProvide a forum for intercultural understanding and friendship 0.601728 View
1436 THE STUDY SHOWS THAT PARTICIPATION IN THE ARTS CAN Strengthen community co-operation and networking 0.637124 View
1437 the participants at the workshop identified six social effects of culture arts and heritage: enhancing understanding and capacity for action; creating and retaining identity; modifying values and preferences for collective choice; building social cohesion; contributing to community development; and fostering civic participation 0.603111 View
1438 cultural participation enhances social cohesion because it creates occasions for socialization that are particularly attractive 0.600246 View
1439 we have seen that culture contributes to people s willingness to cooperate both directly and through increased understanding and strengthened identity 0.695888 View
1440 community social value social contact and interaction social inclusion promote sense of identity social capital inspired action on social issue civic engagement 0.611453 View
1441 this author reported the following social capital outcomes based on participants and observers feedback: the programmes improved skills in communicating ideas and information increased appreciation of community arts improved skills in planning and organising activities improved understanding of different cultures or lifestyles improved consultation between government and community d 0.621163 View
1442 first building a sense of community where through the enhancement of social interaction which leads to social cohesion social capital can be formed encompassing the effects on those more directly involved in the experience 0.644799 View
1443 repeated opportunities for encounters and social interaction can produce social solidarity and social cohesion through the recognition of common interests and the creation of common connections 0.616892 View
1444 the stimulation of social interactions helps to tackle isolation and contributes to building bonds 0.622128 View
1445 in turn when bringing people together it helps to increase public awareness and to improve group planning and organising activities the core bases of community empowerment for collective action 0.605961 View
1446 its experiential activities provide opportunities for social interaction and the creation of common grounds developing trust of others establishing social bonds and building bridges in a pluralistic society social capital ; subsequently by bringing people together and enhancing community-oriented values these activities strengthen public and critic awareness of their life settings and enhance specific community organizational skills which can encourage capacity for collective action and civic engagement community involvement 0.711842 View
1447 concretely culture by inducing a transversal on-going process of social learning which results on specific social capacities namely social capital building and leadership and organisational skill can stimulated a system of networks demanded to forge bottom-up process of collective action and to sustain cross-boundary dynamics 0.674623 View
1448 have recognized and promoted the contribution of culture to social inclusion 0.651607 View
1449 cultural participation benefits build over time as the individual becomes more insightful and more skilled to engage in community life 0.639152 View
1450 culture is a key to achieve inclusive development to strengthen social bonds and cooperation and to foster creativity and innovation 0.678095 View
1451 such partnerships can provide a bridge to audiences both strategically and operationally and also help to achieve sustainability and legacy 0.610772 View
1452 art residencies emphasise the importance of meaningful and multi- layered cultural exchange and immersion into another culture 0.6157 View
1453 social regeneration cultural access and participation community cooperation and networking effective public participation involvement of volunteers representation of different cultures contact between the generations rehabilitation of adults/children/unhealthy need of enjoyment creativity impulsion image identity and sense of place cultural leadership in regional competitiveness positive perception of project liveability image and reputation of the area pride and sense of belonging meeting cultural expectations understanding of different perspectives 0.668688 View
1454 promotion of cultural access and participation should involve meeting cultural expectations of residents; providing public participation in the regeneration process; providing opportunity for public to involve in culture and arts activities; increasing involvement and activity of volunteering groups through cultural activities; stimulating creativity of individuals through cultural activities; supporting educational development of children; strengthening contact between generations; supporting quality of life of unhealthy people; representing different cultural identities clearly; corresponding need of enjoyment 0.621071 View
1455 improved understanding of different cultures or lifestyles 0.686413 View
1456 improve collective processes through participation in cultural activ- ities to foster new forms of sociability and to link social approval and recognition to commitment 0.646134 View
1457 based on the studys ndings it can be argued that the cds and tohu devel- opment has contributed positively to the sc and hc of some respondents through increased social relations and participation increased social networks and acquaintance with others increased employment and education opportunities and increased cultural participation 0.606012 View
1458 improving understanding of different cultures & lifestyles 0.691028 View
1459 improvements to and increased use of public facilities increasing social capital improved levels of communication in community 0.673352 View
1460 improved standards of consultation between government and community 0.610385 View
1461 Participants appreciated opportunities afforded by creative and co-productive activities to acquire learning and skills, and get to know new people in a different context 0.600005 View
1462 in a general sense this focus encourages attempts to develop programs that develop social capacity and social cohesion and inclusion through cultural activities 0.667661 View
1463 public benefits: captivation expanded capacity for empathy creation of social bonds pleasure cognitive growth expression of communal meaning 0.621165 View
1464 through public involvement social networks and cohesion can be developed 0.606953 View
1465 also recognises involvement in community-based initiatives as helping individuals develop the skills and confidence to be more involved in the community leading in some cases to improved understanding and links across ethnic and social divides 0.658372 View
1466 it is also the foundation for the relationship of arts and culture to civic agency and engagement 0.617895 View
1467 culture is more than ever a tool to address local and global challenges to connect people to innovate to acquire knowledge or to generate intercultural dialogue and collaboration ultimately leading to more peaceful and united societies 0.680724 View
1468 peer-learning activities facilitate the exchange of experience between cities and regions and strengthen cooperation on cultural policies 0.652262 View
1469 promoted culture as a potential contributor to social inclusion intercultural dialogue and economic growth 0.646094 View
1470 participants strengthen their social networks and improve their ability to form better and stronger relationships 0.601336 View
1471 participants have enhanced knowledge and skills and feel more connected to culture 0.692579 View
1472 through the ahs program the participants had the opportunity to build new connections with others in the broader community 0.655025 View
1473 conclude that the strengthening of community ties facilitates the implementation of development projects 0.614906 View
1474 The increased connection between staff whilst doing tasks and residents led to increased opportunities for social connection 0.649291 View
1475 The classes helped participants develop self-confidence, create and strengthen relationships, and encouraged more active lives 0.626702 View
1476 Through a framework encouraging groups of practitioners to collaborate, it provides design, production, management and marketing mentoring and assistance 0.613719 View
1477 The cooperative and enriching group experiences in the workshop contexts resulted in solidarity and increased social bonds new relationships and improved communication new friendships and reduced isolation and adult-youth interactions and facilitated relationship building between individuals of different ethnic backgrounds 0.694855 View
1478 Moreover local participation in the initiative itself has constituted an important arena for social interaction resulting in common place-making and advancing place attachment 0.637645 View
1479 The direct participation in the process and the active involvement of the users allow producing new interests and stimulating new energies: new bonds are formed between the different decision-making actors who recognize in collaboration and cooperation the concrete opportunity to improve their own wellbeing and that of community 0.631691 View
1480 Effective collaboration and communication between those working across arts and health disciplines and healthcare is paramount in continuing to move forward and make meaningful changes to the cultural health of individuals and populations 0.671377 View
1481 The intimacy generated by the ceremonial process fosters community networking new relationships and renewed affection between the participants 0.621882 View
1482 They provide opportunities and support for learning and knowledge development, health and wellbeing, community development, and economic development 0.607347 View
1483 Robust social infrastructure fosters contact mutual support and collaboration 0.719274 View
1484 Libraries contribute to the communitys social infrastructure by providing a public space where people can make connections 0.638717 View
1485 Such engagement can increase the self-confidence and morale of older people and provide opportunities for increased social connections, leading to higher levels of social cohesion 0.620867 View
1486 Such engagement has been found to increase the self-confidence and morale of older people as well as providing opportunities for increased social connections both with other older people and with younger people 0.616028 View
1487 The programme was part of the emerging work of the gallery and museum with the community to promote access to their collections share knowledge and learning social engagement and participation in cultural and creative arts activities 0.611602 View
1488 Using resources in this way to widen participation and foster community involvement effectively changes attitudes and promotes social integration 0.674837 View
1489 From the regeneration of relations between community and built environment it is possible to activate new virtuous development processes linked to symbiosis between people/place and synergies between people 0.615013 View
1490 It produces social crossovers as it causes the regeneration of relations and inter-relations between people and built environment 0.665662 View
1491 This global network allows for better exhibitions better educational programs allows more people to learn through art attracts more and better artists and collections shares different values and contributes to enhancing better relationships between different countries regions cultures and people 0.607361 View
1492 Through engagement in shared experiences leading to increased communication and interaction, participatory arts facilitated social connectedness between residents, and changed the relationship dynamics between older people and care staff, thus promoting reciprocity 0.633272 View
1493 Arts also facilitated interactions and enhanced social capital helping to strengthen existing relationships and build new ones 0.631619 View
1494 Engagement in shared experiences leading to increased communication and interaction has the potential to address social isolation in particular 0.604221 View
1495 Our findings however showed that the shared experience of participatory arts promoted interactions within sessions and provided new topics of conversation for ongoing interactions 0.668648 View
1496 Our findings show that participatory arts promoted social connectedness through facilitating collective enjoyment supporting and encouraging others developing a sense of camaraderie and community and strengthening friendships 0.634574 View
1497 They help to build useful individual capacities for active participation in society give all children young people and communities access to cultural offerings promote social integration strengthen cultural and educational processes in the country and promote cultural diversity 0.685339 View
1498 Participants saw coordination across sectors as key to facilitating change 0.624143 View
1499 Findings show that design-driven engagement journalism practices can make public records culture more inclusive, engaging, and accessible, and support more collaborative and creative engagement between journalists and audiences 0.619726 View
1500 Findings show that design-driven engagement journalism practices can make public records culture more inclusive engaging and accessible and support more collaborative and creative engagement between journalists and audiences 0.671483 View
1501 CCPHE is committed to encouraging and facilitating collaborative opportunities for health education research service and advocacy to enhance the social well-being and integration of individuals in custody their families and communities 0.608209 View
1502 A control group with other activities controls for increased social contact and stimulation 0.623517
1503 Such engagement in cultural activities has been found to result in: the gaining of new skills improved informal and formal learning increased self-confidence self-esteem and feeling of self-worth the improvement or creation of social networks an enhanced quality of life the promotion of social cohesion personal and community empowerment and improvement of personal and local image identity and wellbeing 0.613644
1504 To deepen community engagement and social inclusion libraries are adopting new technologies to facilitate a participatory and learning culture 0.603915
1505 The potential for meaningful community engagement and participation 0.603514
1506 Conclusion In the current networked world there is great potential for libraries to play a vital role in the participatory culture movement by supporting people to gain the skills and technology access necessary for meaningful participation in society at every level and by harnessing the principles of participatory culture to transform libraries into transparent engaged responsive cultural organisations 0.658919
1507 The examples illustrate how libraries can take advantage of opportunities presented by the converged media environment to deepen community engagement and social inclusion and to facilitate a participatory and learning culture tapping into new communities engaging with their stakeholders in meaningful ways enhancing their social impact and transforming their essential roles in todays knowledge society 0.636566
1508 study highlighted positive changes in behaviour outlook on future opportunities a willingness to learn and follow instructions con- dence interactions with others a sense of pride and belonging group cohesion improved communication skills all seen as important for their life transitions 0.671391
1509 Participants developed bonding social capital with each other, bridging social capital with group leaders, and linking social capital with gallery staff and researchers 0.650718
1510 The conversations about the art developed bonding bridging and linking social capital developing the wider network ties that have been shown to contribute to peoples well-being 0.679633
1511 most participants expressed improved wellbeing after the intervention such as improved mood calmed anxiety or a feeling of enhanced confidence 0.653346 View
1512 enhanced self-awareness and empowerment self-esteem reduced stress 0.640431 View
1513 increased socialization increased aesthetic skills increased-self-reflection decreased depression and anxiety increased life satisfaction 0.601966 View
1514 during the art sessions the participants showed higher scores in several domains of wellbeing such as interest sustained attention pleasure and self-esteem than during traditional activities 0.601578 View
1515 in that sense they appreciated an increased freedom of action and choice compared to other facilities 0.626599 View
1516 people indicated their enjoyment of the experience and highlighted the benefits on mental health well-being and social relationships 0.661667 View
1517 they experienced personally significant changes gaining confidence about themselves and their place in the community 0.678657 View
1518 Personal development Participation in the arts can have a significant impact on peoples self-confidence and as a result on their social lives 0.600829 View
1519 The arts can affirm the pride of marginalised groups and help improve their local image 0.629956 View
1520 They can also help transform perceptions of public agencies and local authorities renewing the public image of cities for their own citizens as well as outsiders The study found that among adult participants: % feel more positive about where they live % have become keen to help in local projects 0.6421 View
1521 Social impact of participation in arts Increase peoples confidence and sense of self-worth 0.627843 View
1522 Social impact of participation in arts Improve perceptions of marginalised groups 0.731599 View
1523 Social impact of participation in arts Have a positive impact on how people feel 0.641568 View
1524 Social impact of participation in arts Help improve the quality of life of people with poor health 0.613749 View
1525 New skills and confidence can be empowering as community groups become more involved in local affairs 0.648973 View
1526 we have seen that culture increases confidence in people s identity and group and changes values 0.615394 View
1527 they found evidence of positive effects of performing arts practice including positive changes in reported behavior and improvements in social skills and interaction among young people at risk 0.649695 View
1528 found that participation led to significant improve- ments in empowerment as well as in mental health indicators and social inclusion 0.627465 View
1529 they found evidence of positive effects of performing arts practice including positive changes in reported behavior and improvements in social skills and interaction among young people at risk 0.649695 View
1530 found that participation led to significant improvements in empowerment as well as in mental health indicators and social inclusion 0.638565 View
1531 qualitative evidence of the outcomes of the program suggest that it had a positive impact on participants physical and social well-being as well as upon their creative activity 0.662508 View
1532 residents social environment positively influences their subjective well-being by positively inuencing a cognitive well- being and b affective well-being 0.692607 View
1533 positive tourism impact marginally affected residents affective well-being 0.607048 View
1534 a higher sense of community comprising of sense of belonging autonomy and proudness of living in the community contributes to residents positive cognitive well-being 0.637782 View
1535 finally the people involved felt an increased sense of pride and appreciation of their town 0.604209 View
1536 improved understanding of different cultures or lifestyles 0.617276 View
1537 provide a positive social experience reducing social isolation; 0.620045 View
1538 elicit an emotional response that encourages positive feelings such as optimism hope and enjoyment; 0.635202 View
1539 it was found that participating in arts activities can have a positive effect on self-confidence, self-esteem, relationship building and a sense of belonging, qualities which have been associated with resilience and mental wellbeing 0.630486 View
1540 INTRODUCTION A review exploring the effects of participating in creative activities on the health and wellbeing of children and young people found that increased self-esteem sense of achievement empowerment social skills and promotion of social engagement are some of the commonly reported benefits of taking part in such activities 0.624645 View
1541 Participating in creative arts has been linked to positive outcomes for children and young people such as the development of social skills and positive changes in behaviour 0.617767 View
1542 Results showed significant improvements in empowerment , mental health and social inclusion 0.654411 View
1543 it was hypothesized that pre post comparisons would demonstrate enhanced well-being increase in positive emotion wellness and happiness; decrease in negative emotion across settings 0.629423 View
1544 some of the effects were reported as follows: improved ability to cope less negative feeling increased quality of life increased wellbeing reduction in anxiety better understanding of own body reduced agitation positive distractions increased social interaction reduced stress increased selfconfidence and sense of self-worth lower levels of depression increased sense of hope and increased ability to connect with valuable parts of oneself 0.654521 View
1545 the qualitative part of the study showed that participants were positive about meeting with other copd patients and had an improvement in wellbeing 0.620562 View
1546 the effects are reported as subjective feelings of increased self- confidence and wellbeing being part of a community building new social relationships participating in meaningful activities creating a connection between body and mind promoting relaxation fostering a sense of hope and developing new coping mechanisms and experiencing increased sense of self- worth motivation and aspiration and decreased levels of depression 0.64614 View
1547 participants reported that the programme created a creative and therapeutic environment and that they experienced social psychological and therapeutic activity benefits 0.609682 View
1548 based on this broader approach the positive impacts of cultural participation on residents perception of their city impacts a b as well as on individual wellbeing self-esteem local pride and willingness to engage has been documented culture place and policy institute 0.637756 View
1549 participants feel empowered which increases their self- belief and leads them to be more pro-active members of the community 0.670258 View
1550 They affect the way people feel consciously or unconsciously thereby triggering changes in behavior and wellbeing 0.611122 View
1551 Participants felt more confident to take an assertive role in their futures and more integrated into their local communities 0.61768 View
1552 The results showed positive changes in self-reported general health, mental health, personal and social well-being 0.690925 View
1553 Results New perspectives The participants sensed that reading and writing as well as other creative expressions and popular culture could support the patients to see a situation or themselves in a new way 0.628921 View
1554 suggest that during such moments patients may sense that the difference in power between practitioner and patient is momentarily erased an experience that might support sense of self-worth as well as agency 0.668048 View
1555 Patient-reported outcomes associated with bibliotherapy included improved coping skills reduced levels of anxiety and depression increased self-esteem social function quality of life better interpersonal family school and global QoL self-ecacy perception of helpfulness and perception of support 0.637522 View
1556 Increased social well-being according to that study involves increased self-confidence increased self-esteem diminished social isolation an experience of increased social community and improved communication skills 0.687941 View
1557 Summary This study showed that participants in the reading circle had short-term improvement in their psychological well-being 0.611772 View
1558 Participants report feelings of peer acceptance positive social interactions and improved ability to make friends 0.620209 View
1559 A persons functional capacity and their ability to positively engage in the world around them can heavily influence their wellbeing 0.659695 View
1560 This interaction with other people eliminates the feeling of loneliness and enhances their psychological status 0.655285 View
1561 In this study particularly positive affect vitality and coping increased 0.65779 View
1562 Interestingly the data suggests that patients with initially higher expectations showed a higher increase in well-being and body self-efficacy and less negative affect than participants with lower initial expectancies of therapy outcome 0.662942 View
1563 Such engagement has been found to increase the self-confidence and morale of older people as well as providing opportunities for increased social connections both with other older people and with younger people 0.639388 View
1564 Results: Inductive thematic analysis of Phase 1 interview data revealed increased feelings of wellbeing brought about by improved self-esteem, decreased social isolation and the formation of communities of practice 0.61978 View
1565 Participants felt that the intervention gave them routine and structure with an opportunity to engage positively with others which in turn decreased the sense of social isolation and was felt to support wellbeing and the potential of recovery 0.630029 View
1566 There is growing evidence that art-based activities have positive benefits for patients such as improvements in self-esteem confidence and mood [ ] 0.65308 View
1567 For example people reported evaluating themselves and others differently as a result of the group experience communicating more effectively and becoming more socially engaged due to increased confidence 0.659643 View
1568 Participants fell more able to get in touch with their feelings and express them in a positive manner 0.618267 View
1569 Both those with dementia and caregivers experienced positive affect changes but also described positive effects of social interaction 0.66358 View
1570 Our findings show that the intervention achieved a positive impact on the self-confidence, well-being and engagement of disadvantaged young people 0.71805 View
1571 Positive impact on residents and staff well-being 0.667173 View
1572 Other benefits to the individuals included increased enjoyment and satisfaction and the opportunity to share and connect with others and increased social interaction 0.627471 View
1573 These included high levels of motivation to attend the program enjoyment of the program increases in social participation and friendship and improved emotional wellbeing 0.601917 View
1574 Choir participation generated improved moods and social interactions 0.615645 View
1575 They described increased positive feelings and well-being reduced stress improved self-perceptions improved singing abilities feelings of belong ing to a group connecting with the local community increased social networks and social functioning 0.6415 View
1576 Overall aver age weekly pre- and post-session scores for happiness and mood energy pain and anxiety showed positive changes for all or most of the ses sions 0.626592 View
1577 Preliminary outcome data from the PMP delivered by the SF-informed pain management service have suggested statistically and clinically significant improve- ments in self-efficacy functioning and wellbeing along with psychological and behavioural improve- ments which enabled individuals to live better in the presence of pain 0.620165 View
1578 Decorative elements in the medical imaging area improve patients perception of pleasantness 0.611179 View
1579 Qualitative studies reported themes concerning a general improvement in emotional and social wellbeing including the development of the sense of group identity and belonging 0.65514 View
1580 There is emerging evidence that social and mental wellbeing can be enhanced through participation in arts-based programmes 0.604945 View
1581 Multilevel modelling analyses demonstrated that participants mental wellbeing significantly improved over time 0.620571 View
1582 Multilevel modelling analyses demonstrated that participants mental wellbeing significantly improved over time 0.620571 View
1583 Participants report pride in themselves and in their community increased confidence and a feeling of self-satisfaction 0.608753 View
1584 gives people a sense of achievement pride in themselves and in their community 0.627667 View
1585 The fun spirit and welcoming feel of the group has the effect of assisting new community members through a major life transition whilst having a positive impact on the individuals psychological state 0.709177 View
1586 Patients who had participated in the trial reported benefits in their physical performance and general well-being as well as a sense of achievement and self-efficacy 0.601961 View
1587 Additionally patients reported better social support after the intervention 0.682033
1588 They replicated a moderate reduction in mental distress and additionally found a significant increase in mental wellbeing 0.620558
1589 The results revealed that locally the project empowered young people to have more confidence build resilience and have mutual understanding of others 0.653625
1590 The findings reveal a rich array of positive benefits on the participants' social wellbeing with/in the community 0.670931
1591 For example they can create mutually supportive atmospheres that can tackle social isolation and enhance people's quality of life and social wellbeing 0.626974
1592 The value and benefits of both projects included greater communication and enhanced quality of life and well-being of residents as evidenced through increased emotive responses and improvements in self-esteem confi- dence ability to make choices and the community involve- ment of residents 0.63259
1593 Participants report decreased anxiety decreased loneliness increased self-confidence and self-esteem and increased sense of value and purpose 0.644919
1594 The impact on local pride and the feel- good factor for people interested in the place 0.63775
1595 The social benefits factor comprised items relating to community image identity wellbeing experiencing new things opportunities to develop new skills 0.622358
1596 community benefits include the celebration of community enhancement of community identity image and uniqueness improved quality of life pride and community recognition 0.605392
1597 Increased social support has been show to pre- dict better cognitive performance greater life satisfaction improved health-related quality of life and reduction in risk for age-related disabilities 0.605711
1598 Social interaction in itself has been recognised as an important contributor to happiness and wellbeing 0.604629
1599 This was contrasted by their qualitative accounts, which described a stimulating experience important for social connectedness, well-being, and inner-strength 0.647535
1600 Compared to the baseline social activity a significant improvement was observed during the intervention at time for the outcome domains attention and pleasure and a significant reduction between baseline activity and the intervention at time was observed for the domain of sadness 0.64164
1601 Across all the participants when comparing the arts program with an active control our findings suggest they experienced in the moment benefits to their well-being in terms of improvements to interest attention self-esteem and pleasure and decreases in negative affect and sadness 0.614941
1602 Positive mental health in individuals and populations 0.658924
1603 The value and benefits of both projects included greater communication and enhanced quality of life and well-being of residents as evidenced through increased emotive responses and improvements in self-esteem confi- dence ability to make choices and the community involve- ment of residents 0.63259
1604 Participants report decreased anxiety decreased loneliness increased self-confidence and self-esteem and increased sense of value and purpose 0.644919
1605 Participants reported a positive experience of new learning 0.652584
1606 Qualitative studies suggest that participation in visual arts creative engagement interventions during rehabilitation after stroke may improve mood, self-esteem, hope and some aspects of physical recovery 0.604198
1607 Qualitative studies suggest that participation in visual arts creative engagement interventions during rehabilitation after stroke may improve mood self-esteem hope and some aspects of physical recovery 0.60142
1608 It increases relaxation and communication, contributes to reduce pain, allows bearing of stressing experiences, promotes self-control feelings and increases self-esteem 0.62502
1609 It increases relaxation and communication contributes to reduce pain allows bearing of stressing experiences promotes self-control feelings and increases self-esteem 0.620681