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Study to examine if music-based play helps young cancer patients and their parents

(Indiana University) An Indiana University School of Nursing researcher has been awarded $1.4 million to determine if a music therapy intervention can be used to manage acute distress in young cancer patients ages 3 to 8 and their parents.
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“Music is therapy. Music moves people. It connects people in ways that no other medium can. It pulls heart strings. It acts as medicine.” — Macklemore Much research over the years has centered on the potential, perceived and realized benefits of music. In fact, the area of study has blossomed, growing from the preliminary findings of earlier studies to recent ones that built upon them. What’s exciting is the widespread and diverse benefits that music offers to everyone, young, old and in-between. Musical training gives babies’ brains a boost. Even before babies can walk or talk, they can benef...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Brain and Behavior Creativity Happiness Health-related Motivation and Inspiration Research Self-Esteem Stress Coping Emotional Support Music Therapy musical therapy Source Type: blogs
CONCLUSION The results show that there were no statistically significant differences in the spiritual well-being scores between the experimental groups and the control group. We evidence the need for further studies that use music therapy as a Nursing intervention for bereaved families. Brazilian Registry of Clinical Trials: RBR-2wtwjz.Resumen OBJETIVO Evaluar los efectos de la m úsica sacra, instrumental y cantada en el bienestar espiritual de familiares enlutados. MÉTODO Se trata de un ensayo clínico randomizado, realizado con familiares enlutados por la muerte, por cáncer, de entes queridos. ...
Source: Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da USP - Category: Nursing Source Type: research
Doctors say music helps cancer patients stay positive and relaxed before and during treatment
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Condition:   Cancer Interventions:   Other: Music therapy;   Drug: Midazolam Sponsor:   Indonesia University Completed - verified August 2017
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Publication date: September 2017 Source:The Arts in Psychotherapy, Volume 55 Author(s): Lorissa Letwin, Michael J. Silverman During hospitalization for cancer treatment, patients can experience adversities that negatively impact quality of life and hinder recovery. Thus, it is important for patients to develop resilience to help them adapt, cope, and potentially overcome stressors within hospital and home environments. The purpose of this study was to determine if and how a two-day resilience-focused music therapy (RFMT) support program would impact resilience of adults on a medical oncology/hematology unit. Participants ...
Source: Arts in Psychotherapy - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
Source: Supportive Care in Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 June 2017 Source:The Arts in Psychotherapy Author(s): Lorissa Letwin, Michael J. Silverman During hospitalization for cancer treatment, patients can experience adversities that negatively impact quality of life and hinder recovery. Thus, it is important for patients to develop resilience to help them adapt, cope, and potentially overcome stressors within hospital and home environments. The purpose of this study was to determine if and how a two-day resilience-focused music therapy (RFMT) intervention might impact resilience in adults on a medical oncology/hematology unit. Participants...
Source: Arts in Psychotherapy - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
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