Ukulele Kids Club Brings Healing Powers of Music to a Red Cross Shelter

Story and photos by Chris Genin, American Red Cross volunteer Shelter residents and volunteers gathered to the sound of a live band, featuring the ukulele, playing at the Greenspoint Mall ... The... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!}
Source: Red Cross Chat - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: Disaster children in shelters Hurricane Harvey music therapy teaching music to children ukulele Ukulele Kids Club Source Type: news

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Publication date: Available online 15 July 2020Source: The Arts in PsychotherapyAuthor(s): Filippo Giordano, Elide Scarlata, Mariagrazia Baroni, Elide, Eleonora Gentile, Puntillo Filomena, Nicola Brienza, Loreto Gesualdo
Source: Arts in Psychotherapy - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
This study will randomize a total of 60 participants in a 1:1 ratio to either SKY or HEP interventions.Trial StatusProtocol version number 2.0 (June 5, 2020). Recruitment is currently ongoing (starting June 25, 2020). We anticipate to complete recruitment by June 30, 2021 and complete the study by September 30, 2021.Trial registrationClinicalTrials.gov protocol IDNCT04368676 (posted April 30, 2020).Full protocolThe full protocol is attached as an additional file, accessible from the Trials website (Additional file1). In the interest in expediting dissemination of this material, the familiar formatting has been eliminated; ...
Source: Trials - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
This study explored the effect of music therapy on the physical and mental parameters of cancer patients during hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT).Design and MethodsThirty patients who were hospitalized for bone marrow transplantation were included. Traditional Music Therapy of Islamic Turkish Culture was applied to the patients during the transplantation process. Specific physical and psychological parameters of patients were evaluated before and after music therapy.FindingsA positive relationship between anxiety and distress scores was observed. Music therapy had a significant impact on increasing levels of o...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
AbstractThe current Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) outbreak, the cause of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), has influenced health globally. So far, there are no established management options and prophylaxis for those who have been exposed to SARS-CoV-2, and those who develop COVID-19. Documented scientific evidences in similar viral outbreaks in past suggested few therapy regimens. These rather have not shown promising results in management of current pandemic. So, in the current review, we are exploring novel treatment strategies and therapies that are being explored and are in clinical and pr...
Source: Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry - Category: Biochemistry Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of ReviewDespite the increase in the number of novel antiseizure medications over the past 20  years, approximately one-third of patients will not have adequate seizure control on medications. For these patients, additional options need to be considered, including dietary, device, and surgical treatments. In addition, many complementary therapies can be considered as adjunctive treatment, w ith the intent of improving quality of life for persons with epilepsy and potentially allowing for improvement in seizure control.Recent FindingsThis review outlines established and developing treatments for drug-re...
Source: Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
Abstract PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Despite the increase in the number of novel antiseizure medications over the past 20 years, approximately one-third of patients will not have adequate seizure control on medications. For these patients, additional options need to be considered, including dietary, device, and surgical treatments. In addition, many complementary therapies can be considered as adjunctive treatment, with the intent of improving quality of life for persons with epilepsy and potentially allowing for improvement in seizure control. RECENT FINDINGS: This review outlines established and developing trea...
Source: Epilepsy Curr - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep Source Type: research
Like a lot of people with schizophrenia, I hear voices. I fully understand that these voices are one of the symptoms of my schizoaffective brain disease. Usually I hear these voices when I am alone. I hear voices throughout the day, even when I am driving my car. The medication I am prescribed helps me to manage the voices, but the meds do not make the voices totally disappear. Some of the voices I hear are a running commentary of what I am doing at the moment such as: “He is at the computer,” or “He is walking.” If I am cooking then they might say, “He is cooking.” When I am cooking, th...
Source: Psych Central - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Antipsychotics Personal Stories Schizoaffective Disorder Schizophrenia Coping Skills Delusions Hallucinations Music Therapy positive symptoms Psychosis Source Type: news
CONCLUSION: Passive music therapy and its effects on the mental state of patients seem to improve the efficiency of the respiratory system. The results of this experimental study demonstrate that a complementary music therapy has beneficial effects on the treatment of asthma exacerbations in adults. PMID: 32613871 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Asthma - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: J Asthma Source Type: research
By David Tuller, DrPH I have written two more letters and have posted them below. The first letter is a nudge to BMJ’s research integrity department, which missed a deadline this week for providing me with an update on the status of that music therapy study from Norway. You know, the one that started off […]
Source: virology blog - Category: Virology Authors: Tags: Uncategorized CBT health anxiety jo daniels music therapy Source Type: blogs
Publication date: Available online 30 June 2020Source: The Arts in PsychotherapyAuthor(s): Sonia Bourdaghs, Michael J. Silverman
Source: Arts in Psychotherapy - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
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