A systematic review of the evidence for the effectiveness of dance therapy.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Alternative therapies in health and medicine, Volume 17, Issue 3, p.50-9 (2011)


Adaptation, Psychological, Dance Therapy, Evidence-Based Medicine, Humans, Quality of Life, Self Concept, Stress, Psychological


Dance therapy uses psychotherapeutic movement to support the cognitive, emotional, physical, and social integration of a person. Dance therapy may be of value for people with developmental, medical, social, physical, or psychological impairments.