NIH awards $20 million over five years to bring together music therapy and neuroscience

Research builds on the Sound Health Initiative, an NIH-Kennedy Center partnership in association with the National Endowment for the Arts.
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Condition:   Critically Ill Patient Intervention:   Behavioral: Music Therapy Intervention Sponsor:   Fundació Institut de Recerca de l'Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau Recruiting
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Publication date: Available online 13 October 2019Source: The Arts in PsychotherapyAuthor(s): Sonja Aalbers, Annemieke Vink, Ruth E. Freeman, Kim Pattiselanno, Marinus Spreen, Susan van HoorenAbstractDepression is a highly prevalent and seriously impairing disorder. Evidence suggests that music therapy can decrease depression, though the music therapy that is offered is often not clearly described in studies. The purpose of this study was to develop an improvisational music therapy intervention based on insights from theory, evidence and clinical practice for young adults with depressive symptoms. The Intervention Mapping ...
Source: Arts in Psychotherapy - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
Infants undergo painful procedures involving skin puncture as part of routine medical care. Pain from needle puncture procedures is suboptimally managed. Numerous nonpharmacologic interventions are available that may be used for these painful procedures, including swaddling/containment, pacifier/non-nutritive sucking, rocking/holding, breastfeeding and breastmilk, skin-to-skin care, sweet tasting solutions, music therapy, sensorial saturation, and parental presence. Adoption these interventions into routine clinical practice is feasible and should be a standard of care in quality health care for infants. This review summar...
Source: Clinics in Perinatology - Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Authors: Source Type: research
This article addresses a theoretical perspective on intersubjectivity, following the path of modern developmentally informed psychology. The text incorporates the four formats of intersubjectivity at a practical level as well. These different formats are individually illustrated with music therapy practice, before some reflections on relational music experiences as real lived experiences. Intersubjective meaning can be experienced at different layers and in a variety of modes, connects to a local context, and to microprocesses in the here-and-now. From a musical point of view, meaningful co-creation within the frame of int...
Source: Arts in Psychotherapy - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
Conditions:   Cesarean Section;   Postpartum Period Intervention:   Behavioral: Music Therapy Sponsor:   Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University Completed
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Hospice organizations are keenly aware of the soothing power of music. Sometimes the music may be used casually, by the facility or the family, knowing that this is a type of music that the person who is in the dying process had always enjoyed. Increasingly, though, employing trained music therapists has been favored. This type of therapy seems especially helpful with those who are dying from Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. Perhaps this is because, in the final stage of dementia, people have usually moved beyond the point where conversation is possible. Read the full article on HealthCentral to learn more abo...
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(Natural News) Researchers from Sahmyook University in South Korea studied the effects of music therapy on stress by monitoring study participants’ cardiovascular and autonomic nervous systems, among others. The study was published in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. Stress results from a person’s abilities being tested or a person being placed under duress. It occurs when...
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Condition:   Cancer Patients With Delirium Interventions:   Behavioral: Music therapy;   Behavioral: Interviews Sponsors:   Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center;   New York University Recruiting
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