Phase 4 Mind-Body Techniques DB 3 I. What is music and how does it help patients? Using music helps when the day is tough, and my body is full of anxiety and unhappiness. People like to say, that music can calm the savage beast, according to Snyder, & Linguist, (2009) This literature review will discuss how II. Mr. Yakisoma chooses Music therapy.
Throughout the progression of dementia the patient’s behavior worsens. Research findings pertaining to the use of music therapy are overwhelmingly supportive of the incorporation of music into the patient’s care plan. It is important for those in the medical field to seek new treatments and interventions to help patients, and further implement these findings into the patient’s plan when the opportunity arises. The question of interest for this paper is: In elderly patients, do daily treatments of music therapy compared to no music therapy decrease symptoms and behaviors of patients with dementia? Problem Identification Dementia is a disease that is characterized by impairment in memory, intellect, judgment, language, insight and the deterioration of social skills (Wall & Duffy, 2010).
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Music therapy has been studied in line with the management of trauma, stress, and depression. This study examines an article by AMTA, posted on their website, which explicates the importance of music as a therapeutic response to crisis and trauma. The article gives jaunts of the effectiveness of music in managing trauma. It shows the way it is effectively used by clinicians and psychiatrists in managing patients with crisis and trauma. The main community addressed is medical experts like clinicians and psychologists who handle people with disturbing mental conditions.
Music therapy is “the clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals within a therapeutic relationship by a credentialed professional” (AMTA). It is used for all age groups to help with problems with the physical emotional, cognitive, and social needs a person may have. It is particularly helpful for those who struggle to express themselves using words. Oliver Sacks once said, “Music can lift us out of depression or move us to tears - it is a remedy, a tonic, orange juice for the ear. But for many of my neurological patients, music is even more - it can provide access, even when no medication can, to movement, to speech, to life.
More attention in the Therapeutic Field needs to be devoted to Veterans with PTSD who are perpetrators of abuse. As suggested by Sherman, Sautter, Jackson, Lyons, and Han (2007), depressed veterans mirrored the acts of veterans with PTSD, suggesting that the tren... ... middle of paper ... ..., I. (2006). Relations among former prisoners of war: Contributions of post-traumatic stress disorder, aggression, and sexual satisfaction . Journal of Family Psychology, 20(4), 709-712.
This research paper will discuss what Alzheimer’s disease is, what music therapy is and how music therapy is implemented in the treatment of AD, as well as the benefits and barriers of music therapy in AD patients Alzheimer’s Disease “Alzheimer's disease is a progressive, degenerative disorder that attacks the brain's nerve cells, or neurons, resulting in loss of memory, thinking and language skills, and behavioral changes” (Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 2014). AD is a debilitating disease that interferes with the individual’s quality of life and often causes distress to the loved ones around them. The cause of AD is unknown; however, there are some factors that put individuals at risk for developing AD such as: age (gre... ... middle of paper ... ...pice and Palliative Nursing, 14(2), 118-125. LeMone, P., Burke, K., & Bauldoff, G. (2011). Medical-surgical nursing.Critical thinking in patient care.