Music therapy versus treatment as usual for refugees diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Meta-analyses of studies on psychological treatment of refugees describe highly varying outcomes, and research on multi-facetted and personalized treatment of refugees with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD...
Source: Trials - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

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  Everyone remembers the disturbing images from the Sandy Hook school shooting in December 2012 after a gunman killed 26 people, including 20 first-grade children.  It was traumatic for all of us, but what was it like to actually be a member of that community?  Today’s guest, Melissa Glaser, worked for 20 months as a coordinator for the Newtown Recovery and Resiliency Team, a group of mental health professionals, funded by a Department of Justice grant, who worked in partnership with local recovery providers, community organizations, and town employees to provide services to over 900 people imm...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: PTSD The Psych Central Show Trauma Violence and Aggression Source Type: blogs
Condition:   Stress Disorder, Post Traumatic Intervention:   Other: musicotherapy Sponsor:   Institut de Recherche Biomedicale des Armees Not yet recruiting
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A novel songwriting program takes music therapy from passive to active engagement — with significant therapeutic potential in patients with posttraumatic stress disorder, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news
The use of music performance in music therapy with military service members is discussed as a vehicle for social transformation and reintegration. The use of performance in music therapy is not without controversy primarily because therapy is considered a ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
This study analyzed 14 songs written by 11 active-duty service members with post-traumatic stress disorder, mild traumatic brain injury, and psychological health conditions, who received music therapy services at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence, a Directorate of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in the United States of America. Service members wrote songs over the course of two or more individual music therapy sessions. Latent thematic analysis of the song lyrics yielded four main themes: (a) personal struggles and barriers to recovery, (b) moving forward, (c) relational challenges, and (d) positive r...
Source: Arts in Psychotherapy - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
Publication date: July 2018Source: The Arts in Psychotherapy, Volume 59Author(s): Lori F. Gooding, Bethany TrainorAbstractParents of infants hospitalized in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) often face a variety of emotional and practical challenges that can lead to post-traumatic stress symptoms, acute stress disorder, or posttraumatic stress disorder. Music therapy has consistently shown benefits for infants, parents, and caregivers, but limited information exists on how music therapists specifically address parents’ needs. The purpose of this study was to explore American music therapists’ experiences ...
Source: Arts in Psychotherapy - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
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