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2012-02-29 11:42:04

Research: Group art therapy as an adjunctive treatment for people with schizophrenia: Multi-center pragmatic randomized trial Referring people with schizophrenia to group art therapy does not improve their mental health or social functioning, finds a study published on bmj.com today. The findings challenge national treatment guidelines which recommend that doctors consider referring all people with schizophrenia for arts therapies. Schizophrenia is a severe mental disorder which...

2011-08-22 07:10:00

Weaving together soaring, angelic vocals and the celestial sound of crystal singing bowls, Ashana's original sound is the forefront of an entirely new genre of healing music. "The Infinite Heart" just released. Tour starts in Kansas City, Sept. 9, 2011. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 22, 2011 Weaving together soaring, angelic vocals and the celestial sound of crystal singing bowls, Ashana's original sound is the forefront of an entirely new genre of healing music. She has received...

2011-08-10 18:28:27

Cancer patients may benefit from sessions with trained music therapists or from listening to music. A new Cochrane systematic review shows using music can reduce anxiety in cancer patients, and may also have positive effects on mood, pain and quality of life. Music and music therapy are used in a wide range of clinical settings. Treatments range from patients listening to pre-recorded music, to music therapists engaging patients in music experiences to improve psychological and physical...

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2011-07-02 05:55:00

Scientists have cracked the secret to what makes Tibetan "singing bowls" so mysterious. The water-filled bowls are rubbed with a leather-wrapped mallet to exhibit a haunting sound, creating strange waves. A Tibetan bowl is generally made from a bronze alloy containing copper, tin, zinc, iron, silver, gold and nickel. The Faraday waves arise when a fluid like water vibrates, constrained by a closed boundary like the edge of the bowl. As the frequency of the rubbing reaches at which the bowl...

2011-03-20 00:01:43

Dr. Dianne Daly, a key character in the new feature film "The Music Never Stopped" is based on music therapy pioneer Dr. Concetta Tomaino. New York, NY (Vocus/PRWEB) March 19, 2011 "The Music Never Stopped," a new feature film based on the case study "The Last Hippie" by Dr. Oliver Sacks, M.D. ("Awakenings"), chronicles the journey of a father and son adjusting to a lifetime of missed opportunities and how music therapy helps restore the young man's memory, as well as his relationship with...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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