Music Therapy and Cognitive Capacity in People With Alzheimer’s Disease: A Call for Action
Nordic Journal of Music Therapy
The aim of this essay is to encourage researchers to investigate the impact of music therapy on cognitive function in people with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Despite the use of music as non-pharmacological treatment in people with dementia is well established, we identified a lack of research about the cognitive effects of music therapy in AD patients. Due to the actual high prevalence of AD, cognitive intervention programmes based on music therapy could constitute a fascinating line of research. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2017 APA, all rights reserved)
Music and Health Institute Terms
Alzheimer's and Related Dementias; Cognitive Abilities; Music Therapy; Neurodegenerative Disorders
Alzheimer; cognition; dementia; stimulation; Alzheimer's Disease; Cognitive Ability; Treatment Planning
Editorial, Opinions, Position Papers
Cabedo-Mas, Alberto and Moliner-Urdiales, Diego, "Music Therapy and Cognitive Capacity in People With Alzheimer’s Disease: A Call for Action" (2014). Research on Music and Dementia. 279.