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Abstract Title:

Effects of art and music therapy on depression and cognitive function of the elderly.

Abstract Source:

Technol Health Care. 2014 ;22(3):453-8. PMID: 24704654

Abstract Author(s):

Mi Lim Im, Jeong In Lee

Article Affiliation:

Mi Lim Im

Abstract:

The purpose of this study was to examine effects of art and music therapy on depression and cognitive function of the elderly. This was one group pre-test, post-test design. Data were collected from January to March, 2013, from 94 elderly. The results were collected as followers: 1. Art therapy was revealed a statistical significant difference between before and after treatment on the depression of participants. 2. Music therapy was revealed a statistical significant at previous and after treatment on the depression of participants. 3. Treatment according to the severity of depression than the music therapy and art therapy were examined statistically significantly lower. This study will be provided basic information in order to develop program for success healthy life of elderly.

Study Type : Human Study

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