The effects of group music imagery for women with methamphetamine use disorder in compulsory rehabilitation: A randomized controlled trial


Nordic Journal of Music Therapy




Women with substance use disorders (SUDs) are more inclined to use drugs and relapse for regulating emotions compared to men. This study aimed to explore the effects of group music and imagery in alleviating anxiety, depression, emotion regulation difficulties, and craving for women with methamphetamine use disorder (MUD) in a compulsory rehabilitation context.

Music and Health Institute Terms

Substance Use, Abuse and Addiction; Drug Use, Abuse and Addiction; Anger; Anxiety; Depression; Emotional Functioning; Coping; Relapse Prevention; Subjective Measures; Gender Disparities; Inpatient Rehabilitation; Music Therapy; Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music; Music and Imagery; Guided Imagery

Indexed Terms

Substance use disorders; craving; emotion dysregulation; group music and imagery; group music therapy; methamphetamine

Study Type

Randomized Controlled Trial; Quantitative Methods

Document Type