Music therapy for autism doesn't improve symptoms
A study conducted at the Grieg Academy Music Therapy Research Centre in Norway, found music therapy plus standard care didn't improve symptoms any more than standard care alone.
Condition: Autism Spectrum Disorder Intervention: Behavioral: music therapy sessions . Sponsor: Assiut University Not yet recruiting - verified August 2017
Although a new randomized trial showed that improvisational music therapy did not reduce social affect in children with autism spectrum disorder, the intervention may work in some, researchers say.Medscape Medical News
Children with autism spectrum disorder don't benefit from the addition of music therapy on top of their usual treatments, an international clinical trial suggests.
(MedPage Today) -- Maybe the researchers failed, not the therapy
By Amy Orciari Herman Edited by David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH, and Lorenzo Di Francesco, MD, FACP, FHM Music therapy seems no better than standard care alone in improving autism symptoms, according to an international trial in JAMA.Over …
(Reuters Health) - Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) don't benefit from the addition of music therapy on top of their usual treatments, according to results from a large international clinical trial.