Music therapy for depressionUni Research Health
An updated Cochrane review indicates that music therapy provides short-term beneficial effects for people with depression.
By Rune Rolvsjord
Music therapy added to treatment as usual seems to improve depressive symptoms compared with treatment as usual alone.
Additionally, music therapy plus treatment as usual is not associated with more or fewer adverse events than treatment as usual alone. Music therapy also shows efficacy in decreasing anxiety levels and improving functioning of depressed individuals.
Source: Cochrane library
Dec. 14, 2017, 1:14 p.m.