Bridging the clinic to community: music performance as social transformation for military service members - Vaudreuil R, Bronson H, Bradt J.

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

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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
DiscussionThe effect of music therapy can be explained by theories on affect regulation and social engagement, and the impact of music on brain regions affected by PTSD. The study will shed light on the role of therapy for the attainment of a safe attachment style, which recently has been shown to be impaired in traumatized refugees. The inclusion of music and imagery in the treatment of traumatized refugees hopefully will inform the choice of treatment method and expand the possibilities for improving refugee health and integration.Trial registrationClinicalTrials.gov ID number NCT03574228, registered retrospectively on 28 June 2016.
Source: Trials - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
The objective of this exploratory study was to gain insight into the auditory perception of these patients and into opportunities of musical improvisation in the treatment of patients with complex PTSD. The study design combined a clinical and a psychoacoustic part. The clinical part investigated subjective comments on unpleasant sound perception in music therapy. In the psychoacoustic part, hearing thresholds and levels at most comfortable loudness (MCL) were measured using a standard audiometer. Evaluation of 24 group music therapy sessions revealed that the participants of this study communicated discomfort towards soun...
Source: Arts in Psychotherapy - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 26 December 2017 Source:The Arts in Psychotherapy Author(s): Lori F. Gooding, Bethany Trainor Parents 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’ expe...
Source: Arts in Psychotherapy - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
This study arose from the growing number of women around the world subjected by their partner to domestic violence. These women suffer from issues of self-esteem, anxiety, identity crisis and high levels of depression, among other social and psychological ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
Discussion CBT is the most frequently studied modality and with the greatest number of effectiveness indicators. The remaining modalities indicate tendencies in positive outcomes that require further and efficient investigation in more rigorous studies with greater methodological control.
Source: Revista de Psiquiatria Clinica - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Condition:   Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic Interventions:   Behavioral: Receptive music therapy;   Behavioral: Psychological treatment Sponsors:   Psychiatric Research Unit, Region Zealand, Denmark;   Det Obelske Familiefond;   Aalborg University;   University of Aarhus Enrolling by invitation - verified August 2016
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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