Intervention Protocol

Dance movement therapy for depression

  1. Bonnie Meekums1,*,
  2. Vicky Karkou2,
  3. E Andrea Nelson1

Editorial Group: Cochrane Depression, Anxiety and Neurosis Group

Published Online: 13 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009895

How to Cite

Meekums B, Karkou V, Nelson EA. Dance movement therapy for depression (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD009895. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009895.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Leeds, School of Healthcare, Leeds, UK

  2. 2

    Queen Margaret University, Division of Nursing, Occupational Therapy and Arts Therapies, School of Health Sciences, Edinburgh, UK

*Bonnie Meekums, School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, Baines Wing, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 13 JUN 2012


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