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dc.contributor.authorGold, Christianeng
dc.contributor.authorRolvsjord, Randieng
dc.contributor.authorAarø, Leif Edvardeng
dc.contributor.authorAarre, Trondeng
dc.contributor.authorTjemsland, Larseng
dc.contributor.authorStige, Brynjulfeng
dc.date.accessioned2008-03-10T14:10:47Z
dc.date.available2008-03-10T14:10:47Z
dc.date.issued2005-10eng
dc.identifier.issn1471-244Xeng
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1956/2604
dc.description.abstractBackground: Previous research has shown positive effects of music therapy for people with schizophrenia and other mental disorders. In clinical practice, music therapy is often offered to psychiatric patients with low therapy motivation, but little research exists about this population. The aim of this study is to examine whether resource-oriented music therapy helps psychiatric patients with low therapy motivation to improve negative symptoms and other health-related outcomes. An additional aim of the study is to examine the mechanisms of change through music therapy. Methods: 144 adults with a non-organic mental disorder (ICD-10: F1 to F6) who have low therapy motivation and a willingness to work with music will be randomly assigned to an experimental or a control condition. All participants will receive standard care, and the experimental group will in addition be offered biweekly sessions of music therapy over a period of three months. Outcomes will be measured by a blind assessor before and 1, 3, and 9 months after randomisation. Discussion: The findings to be expected from this study will fill an important gap in the knowledge of treatment effects for a patient group that does not easily benefit from treatment. The study's close link to clinical practice, as well as its size and comprehensiveness, will make its results well generalisable to clinical practice.en
dc.language.isoengeng
dc.publisherBioMed Centraleng
dc.rightsAttribution CC BYeng
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0eng
dc.titleResource-oriented music therapy for psychiatric patients with low therapy motivation : protocol for a randomised controlled trial [NCT00137189]eng
dc.typeJournal articleeng
dc.subject.nsiVDP::Humaniora: 000::Musikkvitenskap: 110::Musikkterapi: 113nob
dc.subject.nsiVDP::Samfunnsvitenskap: 200::Psykologi: 260nob
dc.rights.holderCopyright 2005 Gold et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd.
dc.type.versionpublishedVersioneng
bora.peerreviewedPeer reviewedeng
bora.journalTitleBMC Psychiatryeng
bibo.volume5eng
bora.cristinID739414eng
bibo.number39eng
bibo.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-244X-5-39eng
dc.identifier.cristinID739414eng
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-244X-5-39


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