The effect of improvisational music therapy on the treatment of depression: protocol for a randomised controlled trial
- MUSIC AS A THERAPY FOR DEPRESSION IN WOMEN: A THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVE. Jamabo, T. A.; George, I. R. // International Journal of Academic Research;Jul2014, Vol. 6 Issue 4, Special section p227
Depressive illness has become a common phenomenon in the several societies. In Nigeria, many people regard depression as a kind of personal weakness or character flaw; a mood which the individual needs to "snap out of". However, depression is a serious medical problem that has the potential to...
- Changes in Complaints and Non-Complaints of a Chronically Depressed Psychiatric Patient as a Function of an Interrupted Music/Verbal Feedback Package. Williams, Gladys; Dorow, Laura G. // Journal of Music Therapy;Fall1983, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p143
The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of a treatment package on the number of complaints and noncomplaints emitted by a chronically depressed psychiatric patient. The treatments compared were: (1) no-music listening with verbal sympathy after complaints and praise for...
- Use of Preferred Music to Reduce Emotional Distress and Symptom Activity During Radiation Therapy. Clark, Michael; Isaacks-Downton, Gloria; Wells, Nancy; Redlin-Frazier, Sheryl; Eck, Carol; Hepworth, Joseph T.; Chakravarthy, Bapsi // Journal of Music Therapy;Fall2006, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p247
Music therapy has decreased anxiety levels in many medical settings. This randomized clinical trial examined the effectiveness of a music listening intervention, delivered by a board-certified music therapist, in patients undergoing curative radiation therapy (RT). Emotional distress (anxiety,...
- Client--Therapist Relationship and Cognitive Psychotherapy: Current Status and Future Directions. Thompson, J. Kevin // Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy;Summer1989, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p83
The article discusses various reports published within the issue including one by Neil Jacobson about the role of therapeutic relationship in the treatment of depression via cognitive-behavioral therapy and another by Hans Strupp and colleagues on the Vanderbilt Psychotherapy Process Scale.
- Developmentalist metatheory of depression and psychotherapy. Karasu, T. Byram // American Journal of Psychotherapy;Jan1992, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p37
Proposes a developmentalist metatheory for the psychotherapy of depressed patients. Theoretical foundations of dynamic psychotherapy; Dyadic deficit depression; Dyadic conflict depression; Triadic deficit depression; Triadic conflict depression.
- The multimodal approach to the treatment of minor depression. Lazarus, Arnold A. // American Journal of Psychotherapy;Jan1992, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p50
Presents an outline of some overall diagnostic and therapeutic advantages of focusing on depressed patients' behaviors, affective processes, sensations, images, cognitions, interpersonal relationships, and drugs/biological factors. Use of this broad-based orientation for rapidly overcoming...
- A review of treatment studies of minor depression: 1980-1991. Conte, Hope R.; Karasu, T. Byram // American Journal of Psychotherapy;Jan1992, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p58
Reviews research on psychosocial and combined therapies as it applies to minor depression. Changing nature of the concept of neurotic depression; Treatment studies of dysthymia; Treatment studies of depression containing dysthymic subgroups; Long-term treatment of chronic depression.
- A Psychotherapeutic Approach to Severely Depressed Patients. Arieti, Silvano // American Journal of Psychotherapy;Jan1978, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p33
Describes a psychotherapeutic approach to severe depression. Psychodynamic patterns experienced by severely depressed patients; Types of severe depression; Response to psychotherapy; Main psychotherapeutic procedures.
- Self-Psychological Interventions for Major Depression: Technique and Theory. Deitz, Jeffrey // American Journal of Psychotherapy;Oct1988, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p597
Discusses the effects of a style of psychotherapeutic intervention whose goal is rapid mobilization of preexisting self-representations linked to positive affects. Cases of significantly depressed and regressed patients, where functional impairment necessitated psychiatric hospitalization;...