Cost effectiveness of group art therapy for patients with non-psychotic mental health disorders in England and Wales (2014)

BACKGROUND: The majority of mental health problems are non-psychotic (e.g., depression, anxiety, and phobias). Art therapy is currently being used in the UK for a variety of mental health conditions. This cost-effectiveness analysis formed part of a health technology assessment for the National Institute for Health Research.

OBJECTIVES: To conduct a cost-utility analysis of studies evaluating cost effectiveness of art therapy and identify areas in need of further research