Integrative Music Therapy: A Healing Intervention
ABSTRACT: Music plays a significant role in the lives of individuals across the lifespan. Some healthcare providers may not appreciate music therapy and the positive benefits it can have on the environment, patients, caregivers, and healthcare staff. Integrative Music Therapy (IMT) has proven to be effective in multiple settings, offering therapy for behavioral, emotional, physiological, psychological, and psychosocial needs. IMT, performed by a trained, certified professional (MT-BC), does not seek to replace medication or other procedures, but works synergistically with provided healthcare.
(Reuters Health) - Music therapy may improve depression and anxiety in dementia patients, a new analysis suggests.
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Condition: Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections Interventions: Behavioral: Live Music Therapy; Behavioral: Recorded Music Therapy Sponsor: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Recruiting
(Natural News) Burn injuries are among the most severe traumas that can be experienced, which makes it difficult to treat burn patients. Music therapy has been known to help in pain management. In a study review published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, researchers evaluated the effect of music intervention in the recovery of...
Abstract For adults with mental illness, coping skills represent an integral component of illness management and recovery (IMR) programs. Music therapy can be used to target IMR but empirical research specific to coping is needed. The purpose of this study was to determine if educational music therapy can influence coping self-efficacy in acute care mental health inpatients. Adults on an acute care mental health unit (N = 92) were cluster-randomized to one of three single-session conditions over 24 group-based sessions: educational lyric analysis, educational songwriting, or control. Although results...
Research shows music can move people and motivate us to overcome obstacles. Music therapy can lower stress, promote comfort and reduce pain for all ages, genders and race. Our proposal, Music and Visual therapy for the Post-Operative Pain, Anxiety and Naus The Use of Music and Visual Therapy for Post-Operative Pain, Anxiety and Nausea in the Adult Oncology Patientea has the potential to positively impact Symptom Management, Wellness and Quality Improvement.
Conditions: Motor Neuron Disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis; ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis); Dysarthria, Flaccid; Dysarthria, Spastic; Dysarthria, Mixed; Dysphagia; Dyspnea; Aspiration Pneumonia; Hypernasality; Breathlessness Intervention: Procedure: Music therapy Sponsors: Alisa Apreleva; ALS Centre Moscow Active, not recruiting
Conclusion Music is truly remarkable. That it lifts your mood, amplifies your emotions, and makes you dance is well-known. But it can also improve mental performance, reduce stress, and even alleviate symptoms of brain degeneration as these studies show. So the next time you’re feeling stressed, you know what to do – grab the nearest headphones and start listening!You've read 3 Strange and Surprising Ways Music Affects Your Well-Being, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you've enjoyed this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles.