Publications

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Findings from the Touch and Wellbeing studies have led to a series of published articles across a diverse range of peer-reviewed journals, and other publications including books, book chapters, practice guides and exhibition brochures.

Journal articles and publications
JOURNAL ARTICLES: 2015 BOOKS AND BOOK CHAPTERS PRACTICE GUIDES
Morse, N., Thomson, L.J., Brown, Z. & Chatterjee, H.J. (2015). Effects of creative museum outreach sessions on measures of confidence, sociability and well-being for mental health and addiction recovery service-users. Arts & Health: An International Journal of research, Policy and Practice, 7(3), 231–246. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17533015.2015.1061570

Solway, R., Thomson, L.J., Camic, P.M. & Chatterjee, H.J. (2015). Museum object handling in older adult mental health inpatient care. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion, 17(4), 201-214. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14623730.2015.1035520

Solway, R. Camic, P.M., Thomson, L.J. & Chatterjee, H.J. (2015). Material objects and psychological theory in arts and health: A conceptual literature review. Arts & Health: An International Journal of Research, Policy and Practice, 7(3). http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17533015.2014.998010

Thomson, L.J. & Chatterjee, H.J. (2015). Measuring the impact of museum activities on wellbeing: Developing the Museum Wellbeing Measures Toolkit.Journal of Museum Management and Curatorship. 30(1), 44–62. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09647775.2015.1008390

JOURNAL ARTICLES: 2014
Chatterjee, H.J. (2015). Museums and art galleries as settings for public health interventions, in S. Clift and P. Camic (Eds.), Oxford Textbook of Creative Arts, Health and Wellbeing, 281–289. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Chatterjee, H.J. & Noble, G. (2013). Museums, Health and Wellbeing. Farnham: Ashgate.

Chatterjee, H.J. (2008). Touch in Museums: Policy and practice in object handling. Oxford: Berg.

Chatterjee, H.J. & Thomson, L.J. (2015). Museums and social prescribing, in H.L. Robertson (Ed.), The Caring Museum: New models of engagement with ageing, 304–341. Edinburgh and Boston: Museums Etc.

Ander, E.E., Thomson, L.J. & Chatterjee, H.J. (2013). Culture's place in wellbeing: Measuring museum wellbeing interventions, in R. Coles and Z. Millman (Eds.), Landscape, Wellbeing and Environment, 147-166. Abingdon: Routledge.

Noble, G. & Chatterjee, H.J. (2008). Enrichment programmes in hospitals: Using museum loan boxes in University College London Hospital, in H.J. Chatterjee (Ed), Touch in Museums: Policy and practice in object handling, 215-23. Oxford: Berg.
Vogelpoel, N., Thomson, L.J., Noble, G. & Chatterjee, H.J. (2013). Touching Heritage Objects to healthcare volunteer training manual. London: UCL.

Ander, E.E., Thomson, L.J., Noble, G., Menon, U., Lanceley, A. & Chatterjee, H.J. (2012). Heritage in Health A guide to using museum collections in hospitals and other healthcare settings. London: UCL.

EXHIBITION BROCHURES

Thomson, L.J., Vogelpoel, N., Noble, G. & Chatterjee, H.J. (2012). Touching Heritage Taking museum objects to healthcare settings. London: UCL.

Thomson, L.J., Noble, G., Menon, U., Lanceley, A. & Chatterjee. H.J. (2011). Healing Heritage An outline of research conducted. London: UCL.
Napier, A.D., Ancarno, C., Butler, B., Calabrese, J., Chater, A., Chatterjee, H.J., Guesnet, F., Horne, R., Jacyna, S., Jadhav, S., Macdonald, A., Neuendorf, A., Parkhurst, A., Reynolds, R., Scambler, G., Shamdasani, S., Zafer Smith, S., Stougaard-Nielsen, J., Thomson, L.J., Tyler, N., Volkmann, A-M., Walker, T., Watson, J., C de C Williams, A., Willott, C., Wilson, J. & Woolf, K. (2014). Culture and health. The Lancet, 384(9954), 1607–1639. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61603-2

Thomson, L.J. & Chatterjee, H.J. (2014a). Wellbeing with Objects: Evaluating a museum object handling intervention for older adults in healthcare settings. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 29, 155–179. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0733464814558267

Thomson, L.J. & Chatterjee, H.J. (2014b). Assessing wellbeing outcomes for arts and heritage activities: Development of a Museum Wellbeing Measures Toolkit. Journal of Applied Arts & Health, 5(1), 29-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/jaah.5.1.29_1
   
JOURNAL ARTICLES: 2013

Ander, E.E., Thomson, L.J., Blair, K., Lanceley, A., Menon, U. & Chatterjee, H.J. (2013). Using museum objects to improve wellbeing in psychiatric and rehabilitation patients. British Journal of Occupational Psychology, 76(5), 208-216. http://dx.doi.org/10.4276/03080223X13679275042645

Ander, E.E., Thomson, L.J., Lanceley, A., Menon, U., Noble, G. & Chatterjee, H.J. (2013). Heritage, health and wellbeing: Assessing the impact of a heritage focused intervention on health and wellbeing. International Journal of Heritage Studies, 19(3), 229–242. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13527258.2011.651740

Chatterjee, H.J. (2013). Can museums heal the nation? Museums Journal: Comment, 113(04), p18.

Camic, P. & Chatterjee, H.J. (2013). Museums and art galleries as partners for public health interventions. Perspectives in Public Health. 133(1), 66–71. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1757913912468523

Paddon, H., Thomson, L., Lanceley, A., Menon, U. & Chatterjee, H.J. (2013). Mixed methods evaluation of wellbeing benefits derived from a heritage-in-health intervention with hospital patients. Arts & Health: An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice, 6(1), 24–58. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17533015.2013.800987.

Vogelpoel, N., Lewis-Holmes, B., Thomson, L.J. & Chatterjee, H.J. (2013). Touching Heritage: Community Health and Wellbeing Promotion through Sustainable and Inclusive Volunteer Programming in the Museums' Sector. The International Journal of the Inclusive Museum, 6(1), 109-119.
   
JOURNAL ARTICLES: 2012

Chatterjee, H.J. (2012). Museums, Health & Wellbeing: Exploring the therapeutic potential of museums and their collections. The eZine of the Heritage Council: Heritage and health, 8 November, Kilkenny, Ireland: The Heritage Council. http://heritagecouncil.newsweaver.ie/newsletter/uojwrijkcs78e5c9cgdhxz?a=2&p=29213535&t=22197755

Thomson, L.J., Ander, E.E., Menon, U., Lanceley, A. & Chatterjee, H.J. (2012a). Quantitative evidence for wellbeing benefits from a heritage-in-health intervention with hospital patients. International Journal of Art Therapy,
17(2),
63-79. http://dx.doi.org/
10.1080/17454832.2012.687750
   
Thomson, L.J., Ander, E.E., Lanceley, A., Menon, U. and Chatterjee, H.J. (2012b). Enhancing cancer patient well-being with a nonpharmacological, heritage-focused intervention. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 44(5), 731-740. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/
j.jpainsymman.2011.10.026
   
Ander, E.E., Thomson, L.J., Lanceley, A., Menon, U., Noble, G. & Chatterjee, H.J. (2012). Heritage, health and wellbeing: Assessing the impact of a heritage focused intervention on health and wellbeing. International Journal of Heritage Studies, (19)3, 229-242. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/
13527258.2011.6851740
   
JOURNAL ARTICLES: 2011

Chatterjee, H.J. & Griffiths, S. (2011). Heritage in Hospitals: Taking museums objects to patients’ bedsides. Group for Education in Museums Case Studies, 7,18–19.

Thomson, L.J., Ander, E.E., Menon, U., Lanceley, A. & Chatterjee, H.J. (2011). Evaluating the therapeutic effects of museum object handling with hospital patients: A review and initial trial of wellbeing measures. Journal of Applied Arts and Health, 2(1), 37-56. http://
dx.doi.org/10.1386/jaah.2.1.37_1
   
Ander, E.E., Thomson, L.J., Lanceley, A., Menon, U., Noble, G. & Chatterjee, H.J. (2011). Generic Wellbeing Outcomes: Towards a conceptual framework for wellbeing outcomes in museums. Museum Management and Curatorship, 26(3), 237-259. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/
09647775.2011.585798
   
Lanceley, A., Noble, G., Johnson, M., Balogun, N., Chatterjee, H.J. & Menon, U. (2011). Investigating the therapeutic potential of a heritage-object focused intervention: A qualitative study. Journal of Health Psychology, 17(6), 809-820. http://
dx.doi:10.1177/1359105311426625
   
JOURNAL ARTICLES: 2009

Chatterjee, H.J. & Noble, G. (2009). Object Therapy: A student-selected component exploring the potential of museum object handling as an enrichment activity for patients in hospital. Global Journal of Health Sciences, 1(2), 42-49. http://www.ccsenet.org/journal/
index.php/gjhs/article/viewFile/1394/3470
   
Chatterjee, H.J., Vreeland, S. & Noble, G. (2009). Museopathy: Exploring the healing potential of handling museum objects. Museum and Society, 7(3), 164-177. http://www.le.ac.uk/ms/m&s/Issue%2021/chatterjee-vreeland-noble.pdf