Can music therapy really beat Prozac?
Meet the revolutionary musician who is proving that AlphamusicTherapy can have the same effect as antidepressants, stop insomnia and cure anxiety, too (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - November 6, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: depression Prozac alternative therapy alphamusic John Levine Music therapy Source Type: news

Can music therapy really beat Prozac?
Meet the revolutionary musician who is proving that AlphamusicTherapy can have the same effect as antidepressants, stop insomnia and cure anxiety, too (Source: The Telegraph : Health Advice)
Source: The Telegraph : Health Advice - November 6, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: depression Prozac alternative therapy alphamusic John Levine Music therapy Source Type: news

Can a Daily Dose of Mozart Squelch Depression?
I believe music heals inner wounds. Maybe the burdens we hefted would have been lighter if we’d only summoned melody, and harmony, and counterpoint, and the timbres and colors of all kinds of vocal expression, into our lives when we needed them most.read more (Source: Psychology Today Depression Center)
Source: Psychology Today Depression Center - November 2, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Deborah Vlock, Ph.D. Tags: Creativity Depression Parenting music therapy Source Type: news

Childhood depression may be lessened with music therapy, study finds
Thor BensonBELFAST, Northern Ireland, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- A new study from Queen's University Belfast found music therapy may be an effective way to reduce depression in children. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - October 25, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Music therapy reduces depression in children, adolescents
Music therapy reduces depression in children and adolescents with behavioral and emotional problems, a study has found. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - October 23, 2014 Category: Science Source Type: news

Music therapy reduces depression in children and adolescents
(Queen's University Belfast) Researchers at Queen's University Belfast have discovered that music therapy reduces depression in children and adolescents with behavioural and emotional problems. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 23, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Music therapy reduces depression in children and adolescents
Children with emotional, developmental or behavioural problems had increased self-esteem and communication and interactionRelated items from OnMedicaWatch children of mums with depressionNew research could provide teen depression early warningChild mental illness must be picked up soonerCBT helps children to kick obsessionsCare for kids with depression needs to be improved (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - October 23, 2014 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Sad Lyrics
Sad lyrics can offer insight and an odd sort of pleasure.read more (Source: Psychology Today Relationships Center)
Source: Psychology Today Relationships Center - October 14, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Marty Nemko, Ph.D. Tags: Philosophy Relationships Self-Help Social Life introspection music music therapy sad lyrics sad songs sadness Source Type: news

Music helps your brain
Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells us why music therapy is good for the brain and how it can help us live to 100. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How listening to music helps your brain
Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells us why music therapy is good for the brain and how it can help us live to 100. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Music Therapy Can Help Stop Violence In Special Needs Children
Children Increased Grade Point Average and Stopped Self-Mutilation... (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - August 29, 2014 Category: Disability Tags: Communication Source Type: news

Alzheimer's documentary 'Alive Inside' pushes for music therapy
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Michael Rossato-Bennett initially thought it was the worst job he had ever taken. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 1, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Singing familiar songs may help prompt Alzheimer’s patients to speak
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – With advanced Alzheimer’s disease, language deteriorates and patients spontaneously speak less and less. In a small study from Israel, group music therapy sessions using tailored songs helped people with middle- to late-stage Alzheimer’s strike up communication. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 11, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Mood Music
Using music to calm, energize, and inspire you.read more (Source: Psychology Today Anxiety Center)
Source: Psychology Today Anxiety Center - June 17, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Marty Nemko, Ph.D. Tags: Anxiety Depression Happiness Stress music music therapy stress reduction Source Type: news

Rhode Island: Oppose Music Therapy Registration
(Source: ASHA Action Alerts)
Source: ASHA Action Alerts - March 13, 2014 Category: Speech Therapy Authors: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Source Type: news

Utah: Take Action to Oppose Music Therapy Certification
(Source: ASHA Action Alerts)
Source: ASHA Action Alerts - February 28, 2014 Category: Speech Therapy Authors: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Source Type: news

Music Therapy May Help Teens With Cancer Cope
Title: Music Therapy May Help Teens With Cancer CopeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/27/2014 12:35:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 1/28/2014 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - January 28, 2014 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Music Therapy May Help Teens With Cancer Cope
Writing lyrics, making videos helped them get through grueling treatment, connect with others, study found (Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer - January 28, 2014 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Robo-Tar - Play the Guitar with One Hand
Music therapy has been around for many years and is recognized as a tool for helping people with emotional and behavioral issues such as depression or ADHD. While the usual instruments used include the drums, cymbals and other instruments that do not require too much instruction, the guitar is also being used as an option. Learning to play guitar requires some finger dexterity and this comes with limitations as to who may learn to play guitar – Robo-Tar has taken this obstacle out of the equation. Allowing people with disabilities to handle a guitar is a start towards giving them new hope and opportunities. (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - January 27, 2014 Category: Disability Tags: Product Investors Source Type: news

Music therapy's positive effects on young cancer patients' coping skills, social integration
(Wiley) A new study has found that adolescents and young adults undergoing cancer treatment gain coping skills and resilience-related outcomes when they participate in a therapeutic music process that includes writing song lyrics and producing videos. Published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings indicate that such music therapy interventions can provide essential psychosocial support to help young patients positively adjust to cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 27, 2014 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Music Therapy May Help Teens With Cancer Cope
Writing lyrics, making videos helped them get through grueling treatment, connect with others, study found (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 27, 2014 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: webmaster at doctorslounge.com Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Research, News, Source Type: news

Music to your ears? How to prevent heart failure
A Cochrane Collaboration review suggests that music might benefit heart patients. To entrepreneurial scientists this sounds like an unrivalled opportunityJust before Christmas I told you about the discovery that the brain shrinks during sleep, allowing it to get rid of all those nasty toxins it accumulates during the day, including beta amyloid. I described a potential medical application of this knowledge, the so-called BraneDrane™, under development by the labs of Black Knight Industries®.I can now talk about our experiences with the 'BraneDrane' prototype. After the device was fitted all subjects underwent enf...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 16, 2014 Category: Science Authors: Richard P Grant Tags: theguardian.com Blogposts Science Source Type: news

Dietary Supplements and Cognitive Function, Dementia, and Alzheimer’s Disease
Concerns about forgetfulness and whether it is the first sign of Alzheimer’s disease are common, particularly among older patients. Your patients may also ask questions about use of dietary supplements, which are often marketed with claims that they enhance memory or improve brain function and health. This issue of the digest summarizes current information on “what the science says” about several dietary supplements that have been studied for cognitive function, dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease. Research on several other dietary supplements to determine whether they have any effect on the prog...
Source: NCCAM Featured Content - December 10, 2013 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: NCCAM Source Type: news

Heart disease has a substantial psychological component
MADRID, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Greek researchers say cardiovascular disease has a substantial psychological component and psychological interventions such as music therapy halve deaths. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - October 17, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Therapists sing a new tune
Music therapy is a profession that's slowly growing, and can help people at any age. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 26, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fighting fear with tunes
Music therapy is a profession that's slowly growing, and can help people at any age. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 26, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

When patients have 'music emergencies'
Music therapy formally began in the 20th century, after musicians went to play for World War I and World War II veterans at hospitals across the United States. (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - August 24, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Therapists singing a new tune
From autism to Alzheimer's disease, music therapy is a growing profession that's being used to help patients of all ages. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 23, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fight fear with tunes
Music therapy is a profession that's slowly growing, and can help people at any age. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 23, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

When music is medicine
From autism to Alzheimer's disease, music therapy is a growing profession that's being to used to help patients of all ages. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 23, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Music's healing properties
Music therapy is a profession that's slowly growing, and can help people at any age. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 23, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Music's healing potential
Music therapy is a profession that's slowly growing, and can help people at any age. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 23, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fall risk and fracture. Exercise for fall prevention in the elderly - Kamioka H, Mutoh Y, Shimura H.
On the basis of evidence obtained in previous studies, this paper outlines effective music therapy programs for group instructions and the basic contents of exercise and training that the elderly are able to do at home by themselves in their daily lives to... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 20, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Music Therapy for People with Disabilities
Music therapy is an effective educational and therapeutic tool for both children and adults with forms of disabilities. The strategies involved with music therapy may effect changes in skill areas that are important for people with a variety of forms of disabilities such as learning disabilities, intellectual disabilities, cerebral palsy, autism and many others. As a person with disabilities, I have found music to be invaluable in relation to the forms of disabilities I experience. (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - July 10, 2013 Category: Disability Tags: Physical Therapy Source Type: news

Music Therapy for Health and Wellness
Is music a part of your daily life? Check out this blog post to see some of the ways in which music may help keep stress levels down, improve sleep, and more.read more (Source: Psychology Today Depression Center)
Source: Psychology Today Depression Center - June 21, 2013 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Catherine Ulbricht, Pharm.D. Tags: Depression Health Sleep Stress ails anxiety autism chinese medical theory complementary and alternative therapies creative insights dementia emotional responses exercise program guided imagery health and wellness Herbs infa Source Type: news

Music Therapy Appears To Help Reduce Anxiety, Use Of Sedatives For Patients Receiving Ventilator Support
Among intensive care unit patients receiving acute ventilatory support for respiratory failure, use of patient-preferred music resulted in greater reduction in anxiety and sedation frequency and intensity compared with usual care, according to a study published online by JAMA. The study is being released early online to coincide with its presentation at the American Thoracic Society international conference... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 20, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anxiety / Stress Source Type: news

Music a boon to premature babies' health?
Despite recent studies touting benefits, many insurers won't pay for music therapy because of doubts it results in lasting medical improvements (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 16, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can music help premature infants sleep and feed?
Conclusion This research has found that live music therapies may slow infants’ heartbeats, calm their breathing, improve sucking behaviour important for feeding, improve sleep patterns and promote states of quiet alertness. Different interventions led to different patterns of improvement, but all three types of musical therapy appeared to have a positive effect on the infant. The therapies also seemed to help the parents of premature infants feel less stressed. Although this research is interesting, it is still unclear whether music therapy can lead to tangible health improvements, for example, the researchers did no...
Source: NHS News Feed - April 16, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy/child Source Type: news

Sounds and Song Soothe NICU Babies (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Music therapy that encompasses sung lullabies and sounds that mimic the womb environment showed benefits for vital signs, sleeping, and eating among premature infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), researchers found. (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - April 15, 2013 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

MedTones Invites Medical Campus to Join Rehearsals
The MedTones, the University of Kentucky Medical Center chorus, invite faculty, staff, and students in all colleges of the medical center to attend rehearsals. Rehearsals for the MedTones take place every Tuesday at noon in MN-363 for approximately 45 minutes. Jasmine Simons, a music therapy graduate student, is the new director. (Source: UK College of Medicine News)
Source: UK College of Medicine News - February 2, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: 7H000 students medtones Source Type: news