Research and Resources

On these pages, we’re starting to build a list of links to published research, or evidence from people’s own experiences, of the benefits of singing for particular physical and mental health conditions.  There’s so much out there so this is just the tip of the iceberg!  But we do hope you find this helpful.

Use the menu on the left to find out more about the benefits of singing for particular health conditions or read on for some general information.

Singing is good for you – FACT!  This leaflet, produced by the British Voice Association (PDF) talks about the ways in which singing is good for your general health and wellbeing.

Other general information about the voice (leaflets provided by the British Voice Association):

Muscle Tension Dysphonia (PDF)

The Voice & Ageing (PDF)

The Effects of Stress and Emotion on the Voice (PDF)

Research conducted by the UEA and Sing Your Heart Out (SYHO) has evidenced the ways in which group singing is good for mental health.

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