Brains work in sync during music therapy -- study
(Anglia Ruskin University) For the first time researchers have been able to demonstrate that the brains of a patient and therapist become synchronised during a music therapy session, a breakthrough that could improve future interactions between patients and therapists.
Conditions: Autism Spectrum Disorder; Intellectual Disability Interventions: Other: Music therapy; Behavioral: Behavioral-based social skill training Sponsor: Education University of Hong Kong Not yet recruiting
Publication date: November 2020Source: Research in Developmental Disabilities, Volume 106Author(s): Franceli L. Cibrian, Melisa Madrigal, Marina Avelais, Monica Tentori
CONCLUSIONS: There has been notable improvement in the specification of musical interventions during music therapy sessions in palliative care. However, articles in this field need to describe how these techniques are carried out and any new developments. All this without forgetting that the patient's musical preferences are a fundamental aspect when performing music therapy sessions. PMID: 32928042 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Conditions: Mood; Emotional Stress Intervention: Behavioral: Music Therapy Sponsors: Simon Fraser University; Music Heals Charitable Foundation Not yet recruiting
This study was designed to test the effectiveness of a 3-month active group music therapy program on the functional fitness of community older adults in Taiwan. Methods A quasi-experimental design with repeated measures was applied. A convenience cluster sample of older adults was drawn from seven senior-citizen activity centers in southern Taiwan. All participants were assigned to either an experimental group (n = 77) or a comparison group (n = 69) based on the requests of each senior center. The experimental group participated in the active group music therapy program for 3 months (twice per week and 60 minutes per se...
Condition: Effectiveness of Video Based Education Versus Music Therapy on Anxiety, Experience, and Co-operation Among Patients Undergoing Magnetic Resonance Imaging Intervention: Behavioral: Video Based Education, Music Therapy Sponsor: Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, India Completed