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Impact of complementary therapies via mobile technologies on Icelandic same day surgical patients’ reports of anxiety, pain and self-efficacy in healing

Impact of complementary therapies via mobile technologies on Icelandic same day surgical patients’ reports of anxiety, pain and self-efficacy in healing. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2013;192:1165. Hansen M.M. School of Nursing and Health Professions, University of San Francisco. Complementary and Alternative Therapies (CAT) are increasingly being utilized in conjunction with conventional medicine. Health Information Technology […]

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Randomized clinical trial of musical distraction with and without headphones for adolescents’ immunization pain

Randomized clinical trial of musical distraction with and without headphones for adolescents’ immunization pain. Kristjánsdóttir, Ó. & Kristjánsdóttir, G. (2011). Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences,  25, 19-26. Distraction has shown to be a helpful pain intervention for children; however, few investigations have studied the effectiveness of this method with adolescents. The aim of this study […]

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Music listening enhances cognitive recovery and mood after middle cerebral artery stroke

Music listening enhances cognitive recovery and mood after middle cerebral artery stroke. Brain (2008), Vol 131, Issue 3, Pp. 866-876. Authors: Teppo Särkämö, Mari Tervaniemi and Mikko Mikkonen, Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, and Helsinki Brain Research Centre, Helsinki. Sari Laitinen, Anita Forsblom, and Jaakko Erkkilä, Department of Music, University […]

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Tuning the Brain for Music

Tuning the Brain for Music This project is an international collaboration project investigating the processing of music in the brain. Among the partners are: Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki Department of Music, University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland Music Acoustics Group, TMH Department of Speech, Music and Hearing, KTH, Sweden See […]

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Tema om musik — Socialstyrelsen

Tema om musik — Socialstyrelsen. Socialstyrelsen i Danmark har igangsat projektet Vidensopsamling af socialfaglige indsatser og metoder på demensområdet, der indsamler, vurderer og formidler forsknings- og erfaringsbaseret viden om forskellige socialfaglige metoder og indsatser. Nærværende tema om musik og demens er en del af dette projekt. Under overskriften ”Referencer” er tips om litteratur på området.

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The case for causal influences of action videogame play upon vision and attention

The case for causal influences of action videogame play upon vision and attention. No longitudinal studies on videogame training exist, but these may be required to provide conclusive answers about any benefits of videogame training and any interaction with preexisting differences. Suggestions for methodological improvement are made here, including recommendations for longitudinal studies. Such studies […]

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The effects of 6 months’ multimodal training on functional performance, strength, endurance, and body mass index of older individuals

The effects of 6 months’ multimodal training on functional performance, strength, endurance, and body mass index of older individuals. Are the benefits of multimodal training similar among women and men?. Multimodal training intervention has positive effects on physical performance in older individuals, the sexes respond similarly to the training and retain achieved improvement for at […]

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Ulrica Nilsson – Institutionen för hälsovetenskap och medicin – Örebro universitet

Ulrica Nilsson – Institutionen för hälsovetenskap och medicin – Örebro universitet. Ulrica Nilsson, professor i hälso- och vårdvetenskap, med dr och med specialistutbildning inom anestesisjukvård, med inriktning omvårdnadsvetenskap, vid Institutionen för hälsovetenskap och medicin, Örebro universitet. Här kan man ta del av hennes lista över artiklar. Några handlar om hur musik använts inom sjukvården.

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Musikterapi i palliativ omsorg på plejehjem – Ochsner Ridder – Aalborg Universitet

Musikterapi i palliativ omsorg på plejehjem – Ochsner Ridder – Aalborg Universitet. Musikterapi anvendes ikke blot på hospice, men også ved palliativ omsorg på basisniveau på plejehjem. Der findes en del forskning og evidens for musikterapi på hospice, til gengæld er musikterapi i palliativ omsorg på plejehjem sparsomt beskrevet. I artiklen gives et kort overblik […]

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Ola Sigurdson – Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion, Göteborgs universitet

Ola Sigurdson – Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion, Göteborgs universitet. Här kan du läsa mer om Ola Sigurdson och hitta en lista på hans publikationer. Han är sedan den 1 juli 2011 föreståndare för Centrum för kultur och hälsa vid Göteborgs univeristet. Sitt huvudsakliga arbete har han som professor i tros- och livsåskådningsvetenskap vid […]

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Nordic Journal of Music Therapy

Nordic Journal of Music Therapy The mission of the Nordic Journal of Music Therapy is to serve the international community of music therapy by being an avenue for publication of scholarly articles, texts on practice, theory and research, dialogues and discussions, reviews and critique. Example of a book review: Musik & demens – Nordic Journal […]

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Cultural activities and public health: research in Norway and Sweden. An overview

Cultural activities and public health: research in Norway and Sweden. An overview FOLK2-projektet i Nord-Tröndelag har finansierat och initierat flera artiklar, bland annat denna översikt av kultur- och hälsaforskningen i Norge och Sverige. Författare: Koenraad Frans Cuypers, Margunn Skjei Knudtsen, Maria Sandgren, Steinar Krokstad, Britt-Maj Wikström & Töres Theorell

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Av liv och av dans

Av liv och av dans. Denna artikel av Krister Nyström, dansterapeut och filosofie doktor, presenterar ett projekt vars syfte varit att omsätta kunskap om demensdrabbade personers kommunikation i dansterapi att nå ut till dem det berör.

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Alteration of gastric myoelectrical and autonomic activities with audio stimulation in healthy humans

Alteration of gastric myoelectrical and autonomic activities with audio stimulation in healthy humans. Cold or emotional stress was reported to affect gastric myoelectrical activity. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of music or noise on gastric myoelectrical activity and autonomic function in healthy volunteers. An article by DD Chen et al […]

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Therapeutic Recreation in Finland

Therapeutic Recreation in Finland. This article will introduce therapeutic recreation (TR) in Finland. After introducing the country briefly, the history of TR and the history of TR education in Finland is introduced. Using different crafts as TR facilitation method have had and still have an important role in TR and TR education. A brief introduction […]

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Images of Loneliness: Using Art as an Educational Method in Professional Training

Images of Loneliness: Using Art as an Educational Method in Professional Training. This peer reviwed article states that viewing art and discussing perceptions of loneliness or suffering was an effective method to help healthcare professionals develop empathy in the elderly care. By Lisbeth Blomqvist, Kaisu Pitkala, Pirkko Routasalo, The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, […]

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School-based drama interventions in health promotion for children and adolescents: systematic review

School-based drama interventions in health promotion for children and adolescents: systematic review . The paper is a report of a review of the literature on the effects of school-based drama interventions in health promotion for school-aged children and adolescents. A search was carried out using 10 databases and hand searching for the period January 1990 […]

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A comparison of medical students’ perceptions of three experiential methods

A comparison of medical students’ perceptions of three experiential methods. This study aims to compare Finnish medical students’ perceptions of the suitability of three experiential methods in learning interpersonal communication competence (ICC). The three methods it seeks to explore are: theatre in education; simulated patient interview with amateur actors; and role-play with peers. The methods […]

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Undertaking an Art Survey to Compare Patient Versus Student Art Preferences

Undertaking an Art Survey to Compare Patient Versus Student Art Preferences. Nanda, Upali; Eisen, Sarajane L; Baladandayuthapani, Veerabhadran. Environment and Behavior. Vol.40(2), Mar 2008, pp. 269-301. Peer Reviewed Journal: 2008-03129-007. There is a growing body of evidence on using art as a positive distraction to improve health outcomes. However, there is little research on art […]

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Music and well-being in long-term hospitalized children

Music and well-being in long-term hospitalized children Longhi, Elena; Pickett, Nick. Psychology of Music. Vol.36(2), Apr 2008, pp. 247-256. Peer Reviewed Journal: 2008-04400-006. The aim of this study was to investigate the physiological responses of long-term hospitalized children when exposed to live music. Twenty-one paediatric patients at Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital, London, between 3 […]

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Musik til patienter i intensiv– og opvågningsafsnit på Odense Universitetshospital

Musik til patienter i intensiv– og opvågningsafsnit på Odense Universitetshospital. Opvågning: Specialdesignet musik i opvågningsforløb efter større kirurgisk indgreb Odense Universitetshospital. Denne artikel handler om hvordan det eksisterende lydmiljø, på baggrund af resultater fra en kvalitativ undersøgelse, er blevet ændret ved hjælp af musik. Af Vibeke Hansen, Sygeplejerske Afdeling VITA, Odense Universitetshospital og Anni Nørregaard, […]

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Summary of project Ataraxia

Summary of project Ataraxia. A project at Aalborg University Hospital, Denmark describing the effect of music on pain, nausea, well being and anxiety in a post anaesthetic care unit. Number of patients: 200. Published November 2003. By PhD student, music therapist, teacher Karin Schou.

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