The Treatment Of Alzheimer In The Context Of Musicotherapy
Objective: to explain in the scientific productions about the effects of music therapy in the symptomatic control of Alzheimer's disease.
Method: this is an integrative review with time cut from 1998 to 2017, carried out in the database: Web of Science, PubMed, EBSCO Information Service, Scopus, SciELO, BIREME e LILACS, descriptors: art therapy, Alzheimer disease; music therapy, nursing. Through the search question “The music therapy brings beneficial results for patients with Alzheimer's disease”. The articles were carefully analyzed with an adapted instrument considering their methodological characteristics and levels of evidence.
Results: fourteen articles were selected, twelve in foreign journals and two in national journals on complementary therapy and music therapy in the treatment of dementia/Alzheimer's disease.
Conclusion: Music therapy is effective in controlling anxiety, aggression, agitation and other typical Alzheimer's behavioral symptoms.
Descriptors: Art Therapy; Alzheimer Disease; Music Therapy. Nursing.
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