Dance Movement Therapy: Is There Scope in Modern Medicine?

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Lakshmi Kowdley Hemanth


Dance Movement Therapy (DMT) has evolved over decades and is currently increasing its scope of application in modern medicine. The origin of DMT dates back to the early 1900s. Review of Literature explores the benefits of DMT as a holistic approach in treatment of various medical conditions ranging from mental health to physical rehabilitation purposes. There is a strong argument regarding imbibing DMT in care homes and across all age groups at various levels and forms as it is proving beneficial. Recognised programmes and trainers with knowledge of structured DMT is the way forward.

Dance movement therapy, care homes, mental health

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Hemanth, L. K. (2020). Dance Movement Therapy: Is There Scope in Modern Medicine?. Asian Research Journal of Arts & Social Sciences, 11(4), 1-5.
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