Lithuanian case study of prescribed participation in cultural events: Attitude of health care practitioners

Leta Dromantiene, Kestutis Staras, Monika Uselyte

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    The aim of the paper is to explore how non-medical factors influence health and well-being, ąuality of life (QoL). Thus, cultural attendance takes a significant role on QoL because namely culture is an important domain for health and QoL simultaneously. To analyze the possible connection between culture and health, and, attendance of cultural events in case of sočiai project Cultural Prescription presented in a paper as one of the important dimensions of QoL. The article provides the results of that sočiai project from a perspective of Lithuanian health care practitioners. Continuing about QoL and statė inputs to it, cultural policy domains are presented to create an overall picture of it and make conditions for connection of those two segments. Research results indicate its advantages and disadvantages, which identified by health care practitioners as intermediaries between projects organizers and those who receive prescriptions (patients).
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)227-249
    JournalJournal of modern science
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - 2015



    • Quality of life
    • Health
    • Cultural prescription
    • Culture

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