Medical News Today: How does music therapy work? Brain study sheds light

A study that may mark ‘a milestone' in music therapy research finds that therapists’ brains synchronize with their clients' during sessions.
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(Natural News) Researchers from Ewha Woman’s University in South Korea investigated the positive effects of music therapy, especially in relieving pain and improving the quality of life of terminally ill patients. The results of their study were published in the journal Alternative and Complementary Therapies. Patients with a terminal illness who are receiving hospice care tend...
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Most of us have very specific, vivid ideas about what staying in a psychiatric hospital looks like. These ideas have likely been shaped by Hollywood or sensationalist news stories. Because how often do we hear about someone’s real-life stay at a psychiatric facility? If going to therapy is rarely talked about, the conversations surrounding psychiatric hospitals are virtually non-existent. So we tend to imagine wild, worst-case scenarios. To provide a more accurate picture, we asked several individuals who’ve been hospitalized to share what it was like for them. Of course, every person’s experience is diff...
Source: Psych Central - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Disorders General Stress Suicide Treatment Bipolar Disorder hope Hospitalization Inspiration Manic Episodes Psychiatric Hospital suicidal Source Type: news
Music therapy has been used greatly in various medical procedures to reduce associated anxiety and pain. This review aims to evaluate the evidence from published randomized clinical trials (RCTs) about the effect of music intervention in reducing patient's anxiety during the colposcopy.
Source: Fertility and Sterility - Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: Tags: Poster session Source Type: research
Conditions:   Critical Illness;   Mechanical Ventilation Interventions:   Other: Personalized music;   Other: Personalized music plus earplug Sponsor:   Taipei Medical University Not yet recruiting
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Purpose: Stress and anxiety are prevalent during pregnancy and postpartum with adverse effects on mothers and newborns, yet women's psychological and emotional needs are often given a lower priority than their physical wellbeing. The purpose of this study was to assess feasibility of implementing a bedside music therapy intervention to alleviate stress and anxiety, provide emotional support, and facilitate mother–baby bonding for women during antepartum and postpartum hospitalization at a large urban medical center. Study Design and Methods: Over 15 months, women on three units who were hospitalized during antep...
Source: MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing - Category: Nursing Tags: Feature Source Type: research
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