DANCE MOVEMENT THERAPY IMPROVES EMOTIONAL RESPONSES AND MODULATES NEUROHORMONES IN ADOLESCENTS WITH MILD DEPRESSION

@article{Jeong2005DANCEMT,
  title={DANCE MOVEMENT THERAPY IMPROVES EMOTIONAL RESPONSES AND MODULATES NEUROHORMONES IN ADOLESCENTS WITH MILD DEPRESSION},
  author={Young-Ja Jeong and Sung Hwa Hong and Myeong Soo Lee and Min-Cheol Park and Yong-Kyu. Kim and Chae-Moon Suh},
  journal={International Journal of Neuroscience},
  year={2005},
  volume={115},
  pages={1711 - 1720}
}
This study assessed the profiles of psychological health and changes in neurohormones of adolescents with mild depression after 12 weeks of dance movement therapy (DMT). Forty middle school seniors (mean age: 16 years old) volunteered to participate in this study and were randomly assigned into either a dance movement group (n = 20) or a control group (n = 20). All subscale scores of psychological distress and global scores decreased significantly after the 12 weeks in the DMT group. Plasma… 
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