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Community based preventative programs

ProjectResearcherAffiliation*YearLanguageLink
Music therapy as an intervention instrument in the social reintegration of young institutionalized offendersCardoso Felício, José María; Batanero, José Maria FernándezUniversidad de Sevilla, Spain2015Portugueseredalyc.org
Uses, functions and musical preferences of teenagers today. A psycho-social perspective for research in music therapyFernández Company, José FernandoUniversidad Pontificia de Salamanca, Spain2016Spanish
Contribution of “Garage” - arts for the welfare of people dealing with mental health –CoMT projectGimmon, Maayan Solomon University of Haifa*, Israel2020English
Issues of Faith in Music therapy for Jewish Religious AdolescentsHacohen, AyalaBar Ilan University, Israel2019English
Emotional competence in Secondary: Intervention with Music Therapy GIMHerráiz, MartaUniversidad de Alcalá, Madrid, Spain2017Spanish
Music therapy and social functioning of children and youth with emotional and behavioural disordersKonieczna, Ludwika The Frederic Chopin University of Music, Warszawa, Poland2012Polish
Music - narrative - community: Community music therapy in context of child welfare practiceKrüger, Viggo GAMUT*, Bergen, Norway2012Norwegianuib.no
The influence of Music Therapy in adolescents in situations of risk and social helplessnessPérez Eizaguirre, MirrenUniversidad Pontificia de Salamanca, Spain2012Spanish
The sound of a region - Community Music Therapy as a way of reconnecting people with natureSimon, ChristineUniversity of Music and Drama Hamburg*, Germany2012Germanediss.sub. uni-hamburg.de
Violence prevention with music: drum improvisation, sound experience, voice expression and music therapeutic role play.Wölfl, AndreasUniversity of Augsburg*, Germany2013German

Dementia Care / Seniors

ProjectResearcherAffiliation*YearLanguageLink
Music therapy in home care for people with dementiaAuch-Johannes, IngaUniversity of Music and Drama Hamburg*, Germany2015Germanreichert-verlag.de
Moments of resonance in musical improvisation with persons with severe dementia. An interpretative phenomenological studyCoomans, AnkeAalborg University*, Denmark2016Englishvbn.aau.dk
Music and drama therapy for people with dementia and acting students - An intergenerational group workDassa, AyeletBar-Ilan University, Israel2019English tandfonline.com
Musical Auto-Biography Interview (MABI)Dassa, AyeletBar-Ilan University, Israel2018Englishtandfonline.com
Evaluation of a TEACCH-based psychological intervention in mild to moderate dementia: A controlled studyFischer-Terworth, ChristianUniversity of Music and Drama Hamburg*, Germany2010Germanediss.sub.uni-hamburg.de
Individual music therapy for managing neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia care homesHsu, Ming HungAnglia Ruskin University*, England2017Englishbmcgeriatr. biomedcentral
The Development and Evaluation of Music in Dementia Assessment Scales (MiDAS)McDermott, Orii Aalborg University*, Denmark2014Englishvbn.aau.dk
Anvendelse af musikterapi og Dementia Care Mapping I EN LÆRINGSMODEL til udvikling af musiske og interpersonelle kompetencer hos omsorgsgivere til personer med demens. ET CASESTUDIE MED EN ETNOGRAFISK TILGANGOttese, Aase Marie Aalborg University*, Denmark2014Danishvbn.aau.dk
The MIDDEL-project (Music Interventions for Dementia and Depression in ELderly care). Rasing, NaomiUniversity of Groningen, Netherlands2020 - ongoingEnglish
The impact of Guided Imagery and Music (BMGIM) for informal and professional caregiver stress syndrome in Alzheimer daycare centersScarlata, Elide, Tripi, G.University of Jyvaskyla*, Finland, Trapani Healthcare Institution2021 - ongoingEnglish
Music Interventions for Dementia and Depression in ELderly care (MIDDEL): International multicentre cluster-randomised controlled trialSveinsdottir, VigdisGAMUT*, Bergen, Norway2020 - ongoingEnglishmiddel-project.eu
The Contribution of Focusing and Distraction through Listening to Music to Emotion Regulation in Adulthood and Late LifeShifriss, Roni Bar Ilan University, Israel2017Englishprimo.exlibrisgroup
Aplication and evaluation of an psychomotricity programme in Gerontology: Efectiveness of Music Therapy as a therapeutic tool.Sobrado, RebecaUniversity of Santiago de Compostela, Spain2016Spanishminerva.usc.es
Perceiving, understanding and shaping the atmosphere A conception of aesthetic work using the example of music therapy with people with dementiaSonntag, JanUniversity of Music and Drama Hamburg*, Germany2013Germanmabuse-verlag.de
Music therapy for dementia: the effect of music therapy in reducing behavioural problems in elderly people with dementiaVink, AnnemiekeUniversity of Groningen, Netherlands2013Englishpure.rug.nl

Digital & Technological Approaches

ProjectResearcherAffiliation*YearLanguageLink
Technological applications for musical learning, the development of individual creativity and music therapy applications in users with functional diversity. Proyecto SOUNDCOOLBriceño, MontserratPolitechnic University of Valencia, Spain2017Spanishriunet.upv.es
The applications of mainstream music technology to facilitate access to creative musical experiences for people with disabilitiesJason NooneUniversity of Limerick, Ireland2018Englishulir.ul.ie

Disability

ProjectResearcherAffiliation*YearLanguageLink
Music therapy based on music and image (MI) techniques as an intervention in cases of children with and without a diagnosis of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (adhd): a mixed approachAcebes de Pablo, AlbertoUniversity of Valladolid, Spain2021Spanisheducacion.gob.es
On the meaning of functional and psychotherapeutic approaches in music therapy with individuals with severe disabilitiesBajs, ClaudiaUniversity of Ljubljana, Slovenia2018 - ongoingSlovene
Music-based scale for the diagnosis of autism (MUSAD). Study on the scaling of core autistic symptoms in adult people with intellectual disabilities and limited verbalization skillsBergmann, ThomasFree University of Berlin, Germany2016Germanpubmed.ncbi. nlm.nih.gov
Salivary α-amylase as a marker of stress reduction in individuals with intellectual disability and autism in response to occupational and music therapyCainelli, S. University of Trento, Italy2017Englishonlinelibrary.wiley.com" rel="noopener" target="_blank">ediss.sub. uni-hamburg.de
The influence of the music therapy method of John Bean and of music therapy in general in the representation of the body of people with cerebral palsyCardoso, MicaelaUniversidad de Sevilla, Spain2010Portuguesescielo.br
Music therpay in the improvement of quality of life in people with severe physical and organic disabilityCarrasco García, JaimeUniversidad of Cordoba, Spain2021Spanishhelvia.uco.es
Arousal Regulation through Music Therapy in People with Mild Intellectual Disabilities (MID)de Witte, Martina University of Amsterdam, Netherlands2016 - ongoingEnglish
The Attention Profile in Music Therapy Assessment for Children. Development and Pilot Study of Validity and ReliabilityEslava, JuanitaAalborg University*, Denmark2017Englishvbn.aau.dk
Promoting social communication through music therapy in children with autism spectrum disorder: Multidimensional investigation: Systematic review, RCT study protocol, treatment guide, feasibility studyGeretsegger, MonikaAalborg University*, Denmark2015Englishvbn.aau.dk
Structures of consciousness and autism - an approach and integral consideration of autism in the context of music therapy with special consideration of the cultural philosophy according to Jean GebserHamel, NielsUniversity of Music and Drama Hamburg*, Germany2013Germanediss.sub.uni-hamburg.de
How do we understand children’s restlessness? A cooperative and reflexive exploration of children’s restlessness as a bioecological phenomenonHelle-Valle, Anna GAMUT*, Bergen, Norway2018Englishuib.no
Evaluating a theoretical framework for the use of music therapy in the treatment of selective mutism in young children: a multiple case studyJones, KateAnglia Ruskin University*, England2019Englishtandfonline.com
Kairo’sProject, Music therapy Multicentric study for autistic children and pervasive developmental syndromeLuccherino,LHealthcare Institution Toscana Sud-Est, Neuro Psychiatric Unit2016 - ongoingItalian
An investigation into the links between music therapy for adults with learning disabilities who self-harm and staff support groups for their carers.Ogilvie, Hayley C.Anglia Ruskin University*, England2019Englisharro.anglia.ac.uk
Working Elements of Music Therapy for Children and Young People with AutismPater, MathieuUniversity of Groningen, Netherlands2014 - ongoingEnglishscirp.org
Shared Moments: The bodily and emotional quality of the therapeutic relationship as outcome predictor in music therapy with children with autismMössler, KatrinGAMUT*, Bergen, Norway2017 - ongoingEnglishnorceresearch.no
Shared Moments: The quality of the relationship as outcome predictor in music therapy with children with autism spectrum disorderMössler, KatrinGAMUT*, Bergen, Norway2019English
Shared time: Timing in Music Therapy with Autistic ChildrenPoismans, KathinkaUniversity of Münster*, Germany2016Germankenvak.nl
Affect regulation in therapeutic work with severely multiply disabled adultsReimer, SilkeUniversity of Music and Drama Hamburg*, Germany2016Germanreichert-verlag.de
Supporting the emotional development of a child of preschool age. Creative music therapy: A way to discover the "music mirror"Szymajda, AgnieszkaUniversity of Lower Silesia Wrocław*, Poland2016Polishopub.dsw.edu.pl
Music therapy as an intervention for the development of attention and concentration and socialization of children with special needsSilva, Lina PatriciaUniversity of Seville, Spain2013Spanish
Music therapy in Huntington's diseaseVan Bruggen-Rufi, MoniqueLeiden University, Netherlands2018Englishncbi.nlm.nih.gov
Music therapy in the process of the development support and the therapy of children and teenagers with severe mental disabilitiesWoźniczka EwaAdam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland2013Polish
Self-Development of Blind Children and the Role of Music Therapy. For forming symbols under the condition of blindnessWrogemann-Becker, HeikeUniversity of Music and Drama Hamburg*, Germany2010Germanediss.sub. uni-hamburg.de

Education Settings

ProjectResearcherAffiliation*YearLanguageLink
Development of social skills - the "ensemble" modelBlanky, RayaBar Ilan University, Israel2021English
The influence of music therapy on neurobiochemical processes of early developmentDe León Barrios, Yinay JoseAutonomous University of Madrid, Spain2020Spanishdialnet.unirioja.es
Feeling - recognizing – sharing: music therapy in psycho-emotional educationLucchino, A., Rubbettino, F., Scardamaglia, P., Zaffina, I.,Pastore G. Saitama Children's Medical Center, Italy2018Italian
Music therapy approaches as a prevention and support measure for the integration of first graders with and without a migration background. A pilot study in Austria.Pfeifer, EricUniversity of Augsburg*, Germany2013Germanreichert-verlag.de
Music therapist collaboration with teaching assistants for facilitating verbal development in young children with special needsTomlinson, JoAnglia Ruskin University*, England2016Englisharro.anglia.ac.uk
Teens R(h)apsody: Rap & Sing Music Therapy for enhancement of emotion regulation in a school settingUhlig, SylkaVrije Universitet, Ansterdam2019Englishresearch.vu.nl

Family-Centred Approaches

ProjectResearcherAffiliation*YearLanguageLink
Music therapy as tool for accompaniment to delivery in the last month of pregnancyBerardi, Alessandra & Sarcinella M.
Department of Obstetrics and Neonatology, Ivrea Hospital, Italy 2022 ongoingEnglish
Music therapy and parent counselling to enhance resilience in young children with autism spectrum disorder: a mixed methods studyBlauth, LauraAnglia Ruskin University*, England2019Englisharro.anglia.ac.uk
M-MS: A Multi-Modal Synchrony Dataset to Explore Dyadic Interaction in ASDCalabrò G. et al.Department of Psychology and Cognitive Sciences, University of Trento2020Englishresearchgate.net
Joint music therapy video sessions for people with dementia and their spousesDassa, AyeletBar-Ilan University, IsraelSeptember 2020 - July 2021English
Creating an individualized music database to promote communication between spouses and people with dementiaDassa, AyeletBar-Ilan University, Israel2018Englishfrontiers.org
Creating bridges: Music-Oriented Counseling for Parents of children with Autism Spectrum DisorderGottfried, TaliAalborg University*, Denmark2016Englishvbn.aau.dk
The inclusion of the family members as primary carers in music therapy sessions with children in a special education centre; how does this help the child and the carer?Kaenampornpan, PornpanAnglia Ruskin University*, England2015Englisharro.anglia.ac.uk
Attachment-based music therapy in a parent-infant settingPhan Quoc, Eva WZMF, University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna*, Austria2018 - ongoingGerman + English

Hospice / Palliative Care

There is currently no research in this area that has been submitted for inclusion in this database.

Medical Settings

ProjectResearcherAffiliation*YearLanguageLink
First step of the effects of active and receptive music therapy intervention in therapeutic alliance relationship for premature families: a multicenter Italian pilot studyAntichi, L, G. Cipriani, B. Sgobbi, M.E. Bolis, L. Morlacchi, S. Salvatore, Y. Loscalzo, M. Giannini, M. AgostiDel Ponte Hospital, Varese, Italy2021 ongoingEnglishresearchgate.net
Music Therapy for Preoperative Anxiety Reduction in Women Undergoing Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy: A Randomized Controlled TrialCasarin, Javan, Antonella Cromi, Barbara Sgobbi, Anna Di Siena, Maurizio Serati, Maria Elena Bolis, MS, and Fabio Ghezzi, MDHealthcare Institutions Sette Laghi, Varese, Italy2021 ongoingEnglishdoi.org
Music therapy with preterm infants and their parents in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) – a mixed methods studyEttenberger, Mark Anglia Ruskin University*, England2015Englishtandfonline.com
COVID-19: Implications and considerations for NICU music therapy in Italy, Japan and ColombiaEttenberger M., Sgobbi B., Eguchi R.,
Ardila Y.,
Torres Serrano S.,
Bolis M.E.,
Agosti M.
SONO - Centro de Musicoterapia; Centro Policlínico del Olaya; Fundación Santa Fe de Bogotá; Clínica de la Muje;2021Englishdoi.org
Covid-19 and absence of music therapy: Impact on mother-child dyad during invasive procedures in pediatric oncologyGiordano, FilippoDivision of Pediatric Oncology, University Hospital of Bari, Italy2021Englishsciencedirect.com
Music therapy in children affected by brain tumorsGiordano, FilippoDivision of Pediatric Oncology, University Hospital of Bari, Italy2021Englishwjps.bmj.com
Receptive Music Therapy to reduce stress and improve wellbeing in Italian Clinical Staff involved in COVID-19 Pandemic: a preliminary studyGiordano, F.
Scarlata, E.,Baroni. M.
Department of Emergency and Organ transplant, University of Bari Aldo Moro, ItalyApril 1st, 2020 until May 6th, 2020 Englishpubmed.ncbi. nlm.nih.gov
Ettore’s song: The hero who had the courage to fight AchillesGiordano, FilippoDivision of Pediatric Oncology, University hospital of Bari, Italy2020Englishpubmed.ncbi. nlm.nih.gov
Preoperative receptive music therapy in oral oncologic surgery: preliminary studyGiordano, FilippoDivision of Pediatric Oncology, University Hospital of Bari, Italy2020Englishdentistry33.com
Music therapy for invasive procedure in Haematological Paediatric patients: a winning strategy to reduce fear and anxietyGiordano, FilippoDepartment of Emergency and Organ transplant, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy2020English
The influence of music therapy on preoperative
anxiety in pediatric oncology patients undergoing invasive procedures
Giordano, FilippoDepartment of Emergency and Organ transplant, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy2020Englishresearchgate.net
A preemptive out-patient clinic: an opportunity to increase the rate of pre-emptive living-related, decreased kidney transplantation and improve quality of life in CKD patientsGiordano, FilippoDepartment of Emergency and Organ transplant, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy2021English
Effect of single session receptive music therapy on anxiety and vital parameters in hospitalized Covid-19 Patients: a randomized controlled trialGiordano, FilippoDepartment of Emergency and Organ transplant, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy2021Englishresearchgate.net
Effect of MT intervention (MTI) on anxiety, pain and heart rate variability during percutaneous renal biopsy: A randomized controlled trialGiordano, FilippoDepartment of Emergency and Organ transplant, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy2021 ongoingEnglishresearchgate.net
Longitudinal Study of music therapy’s Effectiveness for Premature infants and their caregivers: International randomized trial (LongSTEP)Ghetti, ClaireGAMUT*, Bergen, Norway2022Englishacademic.oup.com
Creative music therapy with premature babies and their parentsHaslbeck, FriederikeUniversity of Witten-Herdecke*, Germany2013Germanpubmed.ncbi. nlm.nih.gov
“Keyboard of Life”: Music therapy in psycho-oncology – guided imagery and music (GIM) in curative and early palliative treatment for women with breast cancer or gynaecological cancer - a mixed methods studyHertrampf, RuthAalborg University*, Denmark2017Englishdoi.org
The sounds carry me away. Effects of Monochord Sounds in Gynecological Oncology - A randomized controlled clinical study of the effects of music during chemotherapy compared to progressive muscle relaxationLee, Eun-JeongUniversity of Heidelberg, Germany2010Germansciencedirect.com
Music therapy intervention in cancer patients undergoing autologous transplantation: Aplications of the Helen Bonny Model of Guided Imagery and Music.López Ruiz, AlfonsoUniversity of Murca, Spain2017Spanishrevistas.ucm.es
Premature Triadic Music Therapy (PT-CT) for babies and their parents: a pilot study.Loscalzo Y., Antichi, L., Cipriani, G., Magi, L., & Giannini, MUniversity of Florence, Department of Health Sciences, School of Psychology.2021Englishdoi.org
Study of the impact of a group adaptation of the BMGIM Music Therapy method in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis)March, Vicente AlejandroUniversidad Católica de Valencia, Spain2017Spanishelsevier.es
The effect of music therapy on the mood state and quality of life of patients with cancerMartí, PatriciaRamón Llull University, Barcelona, Spain2016Spanishseom.org
Randomised clinical trial of the impact of acoustic isolation and music therapy on the comfort of a patiet on assisted respiration in intensive careMateu, MarinaUniversitat de Girona, Spain2016Catalandugi-doc.udg.edu
Efects of music therapy as a complement to chest physiotherapy in patients with cystic fibrosisMontero-Ruiz, AlbertoUniversidad de Málaga, Spain2017Spanishresearchgate.net
Design and aplication of the music therapy programme 'heartbeat' in the afective mother-child relationship with premature infants of less than 1500 grams in NICU.Navarro Muñoz, CarlaUniversidad Pontificia de Salamanca, Spain2019Spanishupsa.es
Outpatient psycho-oncological music therapy - how can it be helpful in dealing with the illness situation?Preißler, PiaUniversity of Music and Drama Hamburg*, Germany2016Englishncbi.nlm.nih.gov
Music therapy and relaxation techniques in fibromialgia syndromeOnieva, Maria DoloresUniversidad de Granada, Spain2010Spanishdialnet.unirioja.es
Music therapy with Parkinson's DiseaseSánchez, Maria LuisaUniversidad Católica San Antonio, Murcia, Spain2016Spanishrepositorio. ucam.edu
Comparison of the efect of a music therapy intervention for women with breast cancer during chemotherapy: A quantitative and qualitative analysisSerra, MireiaUniversidad Ramón Llull, Barcelona, Spain2013Spanishtdx.cat
Premature Family Music Therapy Intervention (PFMTI): an Italian protocol to support parenting, attachment bond and preterm developmentSgobbi, B., Salvatore, S., Bolis, M. E., Morlacchi, L., & Agosti, M.Healthcare Institutions Sette Laghi, Varese, Italy2021 ongoingEnglishclinicaltrials.gov
The effect of music therapy on psychomotor and gastrointestinal manifestations in preterm infants: a prospective randomized controlled studySgobbi, Barabara, Silvia Salvatore, Maria Elena Bolis, Laura Morlacchi, Massimo AgostiHealthcare Institutions Sette Laghi, Varese, Italy2021 ongoingEnglishclinicaltrials.gov
The Effects of Different Music Genres on Heart Rate Variability in Extremely and Very Low Birth Weight Preterm Neonates: an Italian Randomized Pilot StudySgobbi, Barbara, Maria Elena Bolis,Laura Morlacchi, Jennifer Meessen, Massimo Agosti: ASST dei Sette Laghi: Aziende Socio Sanitarie Territoriale dei Sette LaghiAlfredo Raglio: Maugeri Clinical Research Institutes IRCCS Pavia, Italy2019Englishdoi.org
Second step of the effects of active and receptive music therapy intervention in therapeutic alliance relationship for premature families: a multicenter Italian pilot studySgobbi, B, L. Antichi, G. Cipriani, M.E. Bolis, L. Morlacchi, S. Salvatore, D Y. Loscalzo, D M. Giannini, M. AgostiDel Ponte Hospital, Varese, Italy2021 ongoingEnglish
The Effects of Recorded Receptive Music Therapy on Oral Nutrition and the Well-being of the Italian Premature BabySgobbi, Barbara, Silvia Salvatore, Maria Elena Bolis, Laura Morlacchi, Massimo AgostiHealthcare Institutions Sette Laghi, Varese, Italy2021 ongoingEnglishclinicaltrials.gov
The Effects of Pacifier Activated Lullaby in VLBW Preterm Infants (PAL)Sgobbi, Barabara, Silvia Salvatore, Maria Elena Bolis, Laura Morlacchi, Massimo AgostiHealthcare Institutions Sette Laghi, Varese, Italy2021 ongoingEnglishclinicaltrials.gov
When pain turns into music. An empirical study on a new concept of music therapy pain treatment for chronic pain sufferers.Shin, Hee DeukUniversity of Music and Drama Hamburg*, Germany2018Germanediss.sub. uni-hamburg.de
Treatment of children with cystic fibrosis through vocal intervention therapyStegemann, Thomas; Zachhuber, Johanna
WZMF, University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna*, Austria2019 - ongoingGerman + Englishmdw.ac.at
Effectiveness of GRPMI with Fibromyalgia PatientsTorres, EsperanzaAalborg University*, Denmark2015Englishmt-phd.aau.dk
Design of a brief evaluation tool for a music therapy intervention in women with fibromialgiaVannay, VanessaUniversidad Pontificia de Salamanca, Spain2017Spanishsumma.upsa.es
Music therapy with premature infants in NICUVelasco, SusannaUniversidad de Valladolid, Spain2016Spanishuvadoc.uva.es
Arts-based Psychotherapy for Women Recovering from Gynecological CancerWärja, MargaretaAalborg University*, Denmark2018Englishvbn.aau.dk
The effects of family - centered music therapy during kangaroo care with premature infants and their parents in the NICUYakobson, DanaMeir Hospital, Israel / Aalborg, Denmark2020English-nidcap.org

Mental Health

ProjectResearcherAffiliation*YearLanguageLink
Improvisational Music Therapy for depressionAalbers, SonjaOpen University, Netherlands2014 - ongoingEnglishtandfonline.com
Music therapy for attention regulation of forensic psychiatric patientsAlphen, Rob vanUniversity of Amsterdam, Netherlands2019 - ongoingEnglishfrontiersin.org
Experiences of transcendence and the process of surrender in guided imagery and music (GIM): Development of new understanding through theories of intersubjectivity and change in psychotherapyBlom, Katarina MårtensonAalborg University*, Denmark2014Englishvbn.aau.dk
Music therapy for improving mental health problems of offenders in correctional settingsChen, Xi JingAalborg University*, Denmark2014Englishvbn.aau.dk
Dialectical - Behavioral Music Therapy (DBMT) - A music therapy manual for the stationary DBT setting for the treatment of borderline personality disorderDeuble, IrinaUniversity of Music and Drama Hamburg*, Germany2018Germanvr-elibrary.de
Music preference and identity in adults with self-esteem disordersDrazek-Kappus, KatrinUniversity of Osnabrueck; College Magdeburg-Stendal, Germany2014Germanepos.uni-osnabrueck.de
The Development of Therapeutic Alliance in Music Therapy with Forensic psychiatric patients with schizophreniaFrederiksen, Britta VinklerAalborg University*, Denmark2019Englishvbn.aau.dk
PraksisNett – Norwegian Primary Care Research Network: Pilot project on Music Therapy for Depression in Primary Health CareGold, ChristianGAMUT*, Bergen, Norway2019English
Cognitive behavioral music therapy in forensic psychiatry: Workable assumptions, empirical studies and theoretical foundations for primary goal-oriented treatmentHakvoort, LaurienTilburg University, Netherlands2014Englishpure.uvt.nl
Transformation in Improvisation. An exploratory study of interpersonal interactions in musical improvisations of patients with borderline personality disorderFoubert, Katrien LUCA - School of Arts Leuven*, Belgium2018Englishlimo.libis.be
Musical dynamics in time-limited intersubjective child psychotherapy: An exploration based on microanalysis of therapeutic interplayJohns, Unni TanumAalborg University*, Denmark2018Englishvbn.aau.dk
Development of short-term group music therapy for depressed patients in a clinical settingKolek, MartinUniversity of Music and Drama Hamburg*, Germany2018German
Music therapy and the resettlement of women prisoners: A mixed methods exploratory studyLeith, HelenAalborg University*, Denmark2014Englishvbn.aau.dk
Singing Inner Revolution: Music Therapy with Adolescents from Depressive and Panic DisordersLukk, EveUniversity of Music and Drama Hamburg*, Germany2014Englishdigar.ee
Outcomes and Processes of the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music (GIM) and its Adaptations and Psychodynamic Imaginative Trauma Therapy (PITT) for Women with Complex PTSDMaack, CarolaUniversity of Aalborg*, Denmark2012Englishvbn.aau.dk
Meeting between word and music in therapeutic process of verbal psychotherapy and music therapy integrated for adolescents group suffering of anorexiaNacinovich, RenataUniversity of Milan, Italy2021English
Experiencing intersubjectivity - an opportunity in music therapy. Psychotherapy process research on relationship and emotion regulation using the example of the treatment of borderline patients.Plitt, HeikeUniversity of Hildesheim, Germany2012Germandownload.e-bookshelf.de
Investigation of the psychological shape of music therapy first improvisations of patients with anorexia and bulimia nervosaReichert, BerndUniversity of Münster, Germany2010Germanreichert-verlag.de
Effects of receptive music therapy in depressed patientsSchäfer, AnjaUniversity of Music and Drama Hamburg*, GermanyongoingGermanhfmt-hamburg.de
The return of the similar: On the importance of musical objects in music therapy for adolescents with structural disorders.Smetana, MonikaUniversity of Music and Drama Vienna*, Austria2012Germantandfonline.com
The groove of recovery. A qualitative study of how people diagnosed with psychosis experience music therapySolli, Hans Petter GAMUT*, Bergen, Norway2016Englishbora.uib.no
What do patients expect from music therapy? A questionnaire investigation to compare the expectations between group music therapy and group verbal psychotherapy with psychiatric patientsStahr, Katharina University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna*, Austria2019German
Stress, relaxation and music - investigations into receptive music therapy in children and adolescentsStegemann, ThomasUniversity of Music and Drama Hamburg*, Germany2013Germanediss.sub.uni-hamburg.de
Guided Imagery and Music with Military Women and Trauma: A Continuum Approach to Music and HealingStory, Kristin MayaAalborg University*, Denmark2018Englishvbn.aau.dk
Sounds at the limit. Interaction patterns in music therapy encounters with patients suffering from borderline personality disorderStrehlow, GittaUniversity of Music and Drama Hamburg*, Germany2010Germanediss.sub.uni-hamburg.de
Music Therapy based Mindfulness for Patients with Remitted DepressionTzur Dachoach, MichalBar Ilan University, Israel2017English
From improvisation to composition - the use of the computer in music therapy to regulate emotions in schizophrenic patientsUnterberger, JohannesUniversity of Music and Drama Hamburg*, Germany2013Germanediss.sub.uni-hamburg.de
Trauma-adapted music therapyWiesmüller, EdithUniversity of Music and Drama Hamburg*, Germany2012Germanreichert-verlag.de
Feeling - recognizing – sharing: music therapy in psycho-emotional educationLucchino, A.; Rubbettino, F.; Scardamaglia, P.; Zaffina, I.; Pastore G. Department of Mental Health, Catanzaro Healthcare Corporation2018Italianlametino.it

Methodology

ProjectResearcherAffiliation*YearLanguageLink
Polarity relationships in improvisation. Systematics of a musical-psychological naming of music-therapeutic improvisationDeuter, MartinUniversity of Music and Drama Hamburg*, Germany2010Germanreichert-verlag.de
The Meaning of Joint Improvisation: between Musicians and between Therapist and Client in Music TherapyHadar, TamarBar Ilan University, Israel2019English
Instrumental sounds as metaphors in the construction of "social representationsHenn, FrankUniversity of Siegen, Germany2010German
Discovering anthroposophical music therapy: An investigation of its origins and applicationsIntveen, AndreaUniversity of Limerick*, Ireland2011Englishulir.ul.ie
Transformation in Improvisation. An exploratory study of interpersonal interactions in musical improvisations of patients with borderline personality disorderKatrien FoubertLUCA - School of Arts Leuven*, Belgium2018Englishlimo.libis.be
Through music to language - music-therapeutic promotion of language developmentKeller, BarbaraUniversity of Münster*, Germany2013German
An investigation into the relevance of gamelan music to the practice of music therapyLoth, HelenAnglia Ruskin University*, England2014Englisharro.anglia.ac.uk
Synesthesia and music therapyReuter, KatrinUniversity of Music and Drama Hamburg*, Germany2014German
"Do you really want to play?" Alfred Schmölz and the Viennese Music Therapy - annotated original textsRiedl, HannahWZMF, University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna*, Austria2021Germanresearchgate.net
HUMS – Healthy Unhealthy Uses of Music Scale: Translation into German and ValidationRiedl, Hannah; Stegemann, Thomas WZMF, University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna*, Austria2018 - ongoingGerman + Englishresearchgate.net
Body Movement Music Score and Music TherapySkrzypek, HannaUniversity of Augsburg, Germany2017Germansemanticscholar.org
Feasibility Study on the emergence of dialogue in music therapy improvisationSmetana, Monika; Stepniczka, IreneWZMF, University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna*, Austria2018 - ongoingGerman + Englishdoi.org
ProMiMiC: Professional Excellence in Meaningful Music in HealthcareStegemann, ThomasWZMF, University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna*, Austria2019 - ongoingEnglishmdw.ac.at

National Reports

ProjectResearcherAffiliation*YearLanguageLink
Research in Music Therapy: Analysis of the current situation in Spain and proposals for improvementDel Moral, M. T.Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca, Spain2015Spanishtib.eu
Music therapy in Austria: A national survey study on the professional situation of music therapistsQuoc, Eva Phan; Riedl, Hannah; Smetana, Monika; Stegemann, ThomasWZMF, University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna*, Austria2019German + Englishdoi.org

Penitentiary

ProjectResearcherAffiliation*YearLanguageLink
Enhancing rehabilitation through a music programme upon release from prison: Perspective of ex-prisoners and staff membersBensimon, Moshe Bar-Ilan University, Israel2018Englishjournals.sagepub.com
Eight Years Follow-up Study of an RCT an Music Therapy for PrisonersChristian GoldGAMUT*, Bergen, Norway2017Englishbora.uib.no
Music Therapy as a part of Social Rehabilitation in PrisonLuik, MalleUniversity of Music and Drama Hamburg*, Germany2014Englishamazon.com
Inside and outside. The role of rock music within criminal ward and rehabilition. Tuastad, LarsGAMUT*, Bergen, Norway2016Norwegiantandfonline.com
Music therapy and the resettlement of women prisoners: A mixed methods exploratory studyLeith, HelenAalborg University*, Denmark2014Englishvbn.aau.dk
Music therapy behind bars: Short-Term Music Therapy Attention and Arousal Regulation Treatment (SMAART) for Prisoners with Posttraumatic Stress DisorderMacfarlane, ClareVrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, Netherlands2015 - ongoingEnglishtandfonline.com

Rehabilitation

ProjectResearcherAffiliation*YearLanguageLink
Children's music therapy for spina bifida as part of health education. Therapy and effects with regard to coping with physical and psychological problems and promoting psychosocial integrationBiederback, BeateOtto Friedrich University of Bamberg, Germany2010Germanfis.uni-bamberg.de
The systematization of a clinical protocol for the inclusion of music therapy in the rehabilitation of children and adults with cerebral palsyClancy, CatherineUniversity Ramon Llull, Barcelona, Spain2014Spanishtesisenred.net
The effects of neuroscience-informed music therapy on motivation during treatment of upper-limb and cognitive functions in the subacute and chronic phase after strokeDimitriadis, TheoLeiden University, Netherlands2021-ongoingEnglish
The cultivation of sound production using the example of ensemble pieces in music therapy. Presentation of a short treatment from the field of psychosomatic rehabilitation.Kolb, ChristophUniversity of Münster, Germany2016Germanmiami.uni-muenster.de
Re-learning to walk: Evaluation of a music-guided treadmill training for hemiparetic stroke patientsMainka, Stefan Potsdam University, Germany2018Germandoi.org
Active Music therapy in the neurorehabilitation of upper extremities in severe cerebral palsy with bilateral affectationMarrades, EugenioUniversity of Murcia, Spain2015Spanishpubmed.ncbi. nlm.nih.gov
The Development of Evidence Based
Music Therapy with Disorders of Consciousness
O’Kelly, JulianAalborg University*, Denmark2014Englishvbn.aau.dk
Music Therapy in Neurorehabilitation as a connector between movement, emotions and cognition in severe cerebral palsySantonja, ClaraUniversity of Murcia, Spain2017Spanishpubmed.ncbi. nlm.nih.gov
Music Therapy in Patients with Acquired Severe Language Disorders: How Can Neurocognitive Models of Speech and Music Processing Contribute to Successful Music TherapySchöbi, AndreaUniversity of Music and Drama Hamburg*, GermanyongoingGerman
Effects of a music therapy program in a population with Parkinson's in the city of Riobamba, EcuadorSotomayor, MachadoUniversity of Jaen, Spain2021Spanish
Music therapy and ParkinsonSteen, Gila van derLeiden University, Netherlands2021-ongoingEnglish
Home-based neurologic music therapy for upper limb rehabilitation in chronic stroke: a pilot studyStreet, Alex Anglia Ruskin University*, England2015Englisharro.anglia.ac.uk

Trauma

ProjectResearcherAffiliation*YearLanguageLink
MTh arousal regulation treatment for children and youth with Adverse Childhood ExperiencesAbrahams, TomUniversity of Amsterdam, Netherlands2021-ongoingEnglish
Relational needs in music therapy with trauma victims: The perspective of music therapistsBensimon, Moshe Bar-Ilan University, Israel2017Englishtandfonline.com
Integration of Trauma in Music Therapy: A Qualitative StudyBensimon, Moshe Bar-Ilan University, Israel2017Englishpubmed.ncbi. nlm.nih.gov
Vocal improvisation group with sexual abused women with complex post-traumatic stress disorder: Innovative group work intervention aiming to improve their subjective wellbeing.Riabzev, Aviya & Bensimon, Moshe Bar-Ilan University, Israel2020 - 2021English
Guided Imagery and Music with Military Women and Trauma: A Continuum Approach to Music and HealingStory, Kristin MayaAalborg University*, Denmark2018English
Trauma-adapted music therapyWiesmüller, EdithUniversity of Music and Drama Hamburg*, Germany2012Germanreichert-verlag.de

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