26 Jan Music Therapy Helps Ease Depression in Children, Adolescents With ADHD
ABSTRACT: This article details study results showing that music therapy can be used to help children and adolescents with ADHD. They used a small sample, 36 children/adolescents with ADHD, 18 of which received the usal care and 18 who received standard care and music therapy. The test group’s music therapy was both active and receptive for a period of three months. Results showed positive changes in the test group, in terms of depression lowered stress rates. This small study is easily replicable and should be repeated with additional groups to validate the findings.
AUTHOR SUMMARY: Erin O’Brien