This research intensive course discusses music therapy (MT) and Music based interventions (MBI) in the treatment of substance use disorders. It includes 34 quantitative and six qualitative studies across various countries. Outcomes tested were: motivation, depression, enjoyment, withdrawal/craving, helpfulness, locus of control, participation, coping skills, anxiety, medical symptoms, anger, sadness, and stress. While there were some benefits to this approach, rigorous well-designed studies were lacking, making it difficult to draw significant conclusions.
This course is based on the article, Effects of music therapy and music-based interventions in the treatment of substance use disorders-A systematic review created by Louisa Hohmann, M. Sc, et al. in 2017.
Course Material Authors
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Louisa Hohmann, M. Sc
Department for Educational Sciences and Psychology, Freie Universitat, Berlin, Germany; Department for Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
Joke Bradt, PhD, MT-BC
Joke Bradt, PhD, MT-BC is professor in the Creative Arts Therapies Department and director of the PhD Program in Creative Arts Therapies. Her federally funded research has focused on the use of music therapy for chronic pain and symptom management. She has presented her clinical work and research findings extensively at national and international conferences and has authored and co-authored a large number of music therapy articles, book chapters and Cochrane Systematic Reviews. She is the co-Editor-in-Chief of the Nordic Journal of Music Therapy.
Thomas Stegemann, PhD.
Dr. Stegemann is a published author who teaches and lectures internationally. He is a professor of Music Therapy at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna, Austria.
L.A. Rankin is a social worker with experience in many different settings with a variety of clients. She has worked with dementia and Alzheimers patients, dual diagnosis MH/MR, in a battered women’s shelter, and a rape crisis center. She also has 11 years of experience as a child protective social worker, where she earned certificates in domestic abuse/family violence and substance abuse.
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for intermediate levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
Acknowledge the lack of consensus on the top of the benefits of the treatment of SUD with music.
Identify the benefits of music therapy and music based interventions.
Summarize the overall efficacy of the approach in the systematic review.
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Course Creator: L.A. Rankin
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