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Artwork at hospitals can help in the healing process – Art For Hospitals +

Artwork at hospitals can help in the healing process

By July 30, 2015Health, Research

“Nanda, who has a doctorate in architecture with a specialization in health-care systems and design, says scientific studies show that art can aid in the recovery of patients, shorten hospital stays and help manage pain. But she says it has to be the right art — vivid paintings of landscapes, friendly faces and familiar objects can lower blood pressure and heart rate, while abstract pictures can have the opposite effect.”

Source: Phys.org