Effects of Group Drumming Interventions on Anxiety, Depression, Social Resilience and Inflammatory Immune Response among Mental Health Service Users

@inproceedings{Fancourt2016EffectsOG,
  title={Effects of Group Drumming Interventions on Anxiety, Depression, Social Resilience and Inflammatory Immune Response among Mental Health Service Users},
  author={Daisy Fancourt and Rosie Perkins and Sara Ascenso and L{\'i}via A. Carvalho and Andrew Steptoe and Aaron Williamon},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2016}
}
UNLABELLED Growing numbers of mental health organizations are developing community music-making interventions for service users; however, to date there has been little research into their efficacy or mechanisms of effect. This study was an exploratory examination of whether 10 weeks of group drumming could improve depression, anxiety and social resilience among service users compared with a non-music control group (with participants allocated to group by geographical location.) Significant… CONTINUE READING
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