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Journal:   SALMAND   SUMMER 2010 , Volume 5 , Number 16; Page(s) 54 To 60.
 
Paper: 

THE EFFECT OF MUSIC THERAPY ON DEPRESSION AND LONELINESS IN OLD PEOPLE

 
 
Author(s):  SHEIBANI TAZRAJI F.*, PAKDAMAN SH., DADKHAH A., HASANZADEH TAVAKOLI M.R.
 
* SHAHID BEHESHTI UNIVERSITY, TEHRAN, IRAN
 
Abstract: 

Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of music therapy on depression and loneliness of elderly.
Materials and Methods: Research instruments consisted of the Geriatric depression scale, Loneliness scale and music therapy package, all administered on 20 men and 18 women through a pretest-posttest with control group.
Results: Results indicated that music therapy decreases depression in old people, "friendship" and "affective loneliness" in women but did not have meaningful effect on loneliness feeling of men.
Conclusion: Results of this research suggested that listening to music can be used as solution for decreasing old people depression. The effect of this intervention was different among men and women. Their feelings of loneliness showed significant decline as well.

 
Keyword(s): MUSIC THERAPY, DEPRESSION, LONELINESS, OLD PEOPLE
 
 
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SHEIBANI TAZRAJI, F., & PAKDAMAN, S., & DADKHAH, A., & HASANZADEH TAVAKOLI, M. (2010). THE EFFECT OF MUSIC THERAPY ON DEPRESSION AND LONELINESS IN OLD PEOPLE. SALMAND, 5(16), 54-60. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=274618



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SHEIBANI TAZRAJI F., PAKDAMAN SH., DADKHAH A., HASANZADEH TAVAKOLI M.R.. THE EFFECT OF MUSIC THERAPY ON DEPRESSION AND LONELINESS IN OLD PEOPLE. SALMAND. 2010 [cited 2021May13];5(16):54-60. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=274618



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SHEIBANI TAZRAJI, F., PAKDAMAN, S., DADKHAH, A., HASANZADEH TAVAKOLI, M., 2010. THE EFFECT OF MUSIC THERAPY ON DEPRESSION AND LONELINESS IN OLD PEOPLE. SALMAND, [online] 5(16), pp.54-60. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=274618.



 
 
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