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Music's healing potential

Music therapy is a profession that's slowly growing, and can help people at any age.
Source: CNN.com - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Some say music has the power to heal. That's the idea behind "music therapy". See how it helped a teen deal with the death of her father seven years ago.
Source: CNN.com - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Source: Intensive Care Medicine - Category: Intensive Care Source Type: research
Music can help reduce symptoms but only 5% of care homes are using it effectively, finds reportThe symptoms of hundreds of thousands of vulnerable people with dementia could significantly improve by listening to and playing music, according to a report.The study, which compiled existing evidence as well as talking to experts, found music can help people with dementia recall information and reduce symptoms such as anxiety, agitation and aggression.Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - Category: Science Authors: Tags: Dementia Mental health Social care Health policy Society Politics Public services policy UK news Source Type: news
Music therapy is becoming more common in nursing homes and hospices, where it has been shown to improve a patient ’ s quality of life.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Music Hospice Care Alzheimer's Disease Death and Dying Elder Care Nursing Homes Hebrew Home at Riverdale Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care American Music Therapy Association Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center Source Type: news
Condition:   Primary Family Caregivers of ICU Patients Intervention:   Behavioral: singing-based music therapy program Sponsor:   Yonsei University Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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