Music programs designed to remedy burnout symptoms show significant effects after five weeks.

@article{Brandes2009MusicPD,
  title={Music programs designed to remedy burnout symptoms show significant effects after five weeks.},
  author={Vera Brandes and Darcey D Terris and Claudia Fischer and Marc N Schuessler and Gernot Ottowitz and Georg Titscher and Joachim Ernst Fischer and Julian F. Thayer},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2009},
  volume={1169},
  pages={422-5}
}
Earlier studies have demonstrated that music interventions can lessen symptoms of depression. Depression and burnout are closely related. We hypothesized that specially designed receptive music therapy programs and protocols might reduce the symptoms of burnout. In a four-arm randomized, placebo- and waiting-list-controlled double-blind study, including 150 participants, two specific music programs significantly reduced burnout symptoms after 5 weeks. The effects were maintained over a long… CONTINUE READING

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