Music's healing potential

Music therapy is a profession that's slowly growing, and can help people at any age.
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The objective of this study was to examine specific cardiovascular and affective effects of live music that was initially matched with the listener’s heart beat and then gradually decreased to promote relaxation. Thirty apparently healthy students were randomized to either the experimental (EG) or the control group (CG). After a brief mental stress task, both groups listened to a live music therapy relaxation technique. While a biofeedback device was utilized to enable real-time synchronization of relaxing music to the listener’s pulse in the EG, the tempo in the CG was fixed to 70 beats per minute. Outcomes en...
Source: Arts in Psychotherapy - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
Condition:   Preterm Birth Interventions:   Behavioral: MT during NICU;   Behavioral: MT after NICU;   Other: Standard care Sponsors:   Christian Gold;   Haukeland University Hospital;   University Hospital, Akershus;   Oslo University Hospital;   Meir Medical Center;   Clinica de La Mujer;   University of Haifa;   University of Gdansk;   King's College London;   Universidad de Ciencias Empresariale s ...
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Patients undergoing invasive cardiac catheterization (ICC) can experience anxiety and pain. A common practice in the United States is to administer benzodiazepines and opioids for conscious sedation to relieve these symptoms. Music may reduce anxiety and pain perception. We sought to evaluate the role of music in lieu of pharmacotherapy for conscious sedation during elective ICC. A retrospective data analysis was performed on patients who underwent ICC and received music therapy +/- intravenous sedation/analgesics based on patient's preference compared to control patients who were offered and received intravenous sedation/...
Source: The American Journal of Cardiology - Category: Cardiology Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion The benefit of providing additional allied health services is clearer in subacute rehabilitation settings than for acute general medical and surgical wards in hospitals. Registration PROSPERO CRD76771. [Sarkies MN, White J, Henderson K, Haas R, Bowles J, Evidence Translation in Allied Health (EviTAH) Group (2018) Additional weekend allied health services reduce length of stay in subacute rehabilitation wards but their effectiveness and cost-effectiveness are unclear in acute general medical and surgical hospital wards: a systematic review. Journal of Physiotherapy XX: XX–XX]
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Conditions:   Sickle Cell Disease;   Chronic Pain Intervention:   Other: Music Therapy Sponsors:   University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center;   Kulas Foundation Recruiting
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