Effects of guided imagery and music (GIM) therapy on mood and cortisol in healthy adults.

@article{McKinney1997EffectsOG,
  title={Effects of guided imagery and music (GIM) therapy on mood and cortisol in healthy adults.},
  author={Cathy H. McKinney and Michael H. Antoni and Mahendra Kumar and Frederick C. Tims and P. M. McCabe},
  journal={Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association},
  year={1997},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={390-400}
}
Healthy adults (N = 28) participated in a randomized trial of Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music (GIM; a depth approach to music psychotherapy) sessions on mood and cortisol. Participants in both GIM and wait-list control conditions completed the Profile of Mood States (POMS) and donated 15 cc of blood before and after the 13-week intervention period and again at a 6-week follow-up. Split-plot factorial and post hoc analyses demonstrated that after 6 biweekly sessions GIM participants… CONTINUE READING

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