The significance of choral singing for sustaining psychological wellbeing: findings from a survey of choristers in England, Australia and Germany

@inproceedings{Clift2010TheSO,
  title={The significance of choral singing for sustaining psychological wellbeing: findings from a survey of choristers in England, Australia and Germany},
  author={Stephen M. Clift and Grenville Hancox},
  year={2010}
}
Previous research has highlighted the possible benefits of active par‐ ticipation in singing for wellbeing and health. Shortcomings in the literature are the lack of a common understanding of wellbeing and health, and the absence of a theoretical model of the causal mechanisms linking singing with wellbeing. The present study aims to address these shortcomings through a large cross‐national survey of choral singers based on the World Health Organization definition of health and utilizing… CONTINUE READING

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