Summary: The use of dancing for therapeutic purposes.
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- [Dance therapy in the treatment of psychiatric and somatic disorders]Beata Ziarko
Katedry i Kliniki Psychiatrii i Psychoterapii Slaskiej Akademii Medycznej w Katowicach
Wiad Lek 55:472-7. 2002The article is an attempt of review of recent achievements in dance therapy. It presents possibilities of introducing dance into the treatment of psychiatric disturbances (psychoses, dementias, neurotic disorders) and somatic disorders (..
- Comparison of movement-to-music, rhythm activities, and competitive games on depression, stress, anxiety, and anger of females in substance abuse rehabilitationAndrea M Cevasco
The University of Georgia
J Music Ther 42:64-80. 2005....
- Moving body and mind: a nurse-led dance group for young people with a mental illnessDean David Holyoake
Woodbourne Priory Hospital
Paediatr Nurs 17:36-9. 2005
- Dance/Movement Therapeutic methods in management of dementiaLaura Hokkanen
J Am Geriatr Soc 51:576-7. 2003
- Dance/movement therapy for adults with cystic fibrosis: pilot data on mood and adherenceSherry W Goodill
Altern Ther Health Med 11:76-7. 2005
- A systematic review of the evidence for the effectiveness of dance therapyJuliane K Strassel
Department of Integrated Care, University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
Altern Ther Health Med 17:50-9. 2011b>Dance therapy uses psychotherapeutic movement to support the cognitive, emotional, physical, and social integration of a person...
- Equine-facilitated group psychotherapy: applications for therapeutic vaultingMaureen Vidrine
Department of Behavioral Health, Grady Health System, Atlanta Georgia, USA
Issues Ment Health Nurs 23:587-603. 2002..In this article, the reader is introduced to equine-facilitated psychotherapy's theoretical underpinnings, techniques, and outcomes as illustrated by actual clinical vignettes and research findings...
- Self-efficacy and social support as mediators between culturally specific dance and lifestyle physical activityCarolyn J Murrock
Case Western Reserve University, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 4904, USA
Res Theory Nurs Pract 22:192-204. 2008..The implications are that culturally specific dance programs can improve health outcomes by including members of underserved populations...
- Being healed by an indigenous traditional healer: sacred healing stories of Native Americans. Part IIRoxanne Struthers
University of Minnesota School of Nursing, 308 Harvard St, SE, Minneapolis, USA, 55455
Complement Ther Clin Pract 11:78-86. 2005
- Dance and movement program improves quality-of-life measures in breast cancer survivorsSusan L Sandel
MidState Medical Center, Meriden, CT 06450, USA
Cancer Nurs 28:301-9. 2005..Larger studies are justified to determine the acceptability of this therapy as part of the continuum of care for breast cancer survivors...
- Integrative perspectives: the role of body movement in psychotherapyMary Anne La Torre
Perspect Psychiatr Care 44:127-30. 2008
- Skill learning in patients with moderate Alzheimer's disease: a prospective pilot-study of waltz-lessonsAlexander Rösler
Department of Neurology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:1155-6. 2002..Patients with AD showed a significant effect in procedural learning whereas depressed patients did not. These findings suggest potential implications for therapeutic interventions in patients with moderate AD...
- Effects of trauma and war on childrenEileen Meier
Pediatr Nurs 28:626-9. 2002
- The effect of a traditional dance training program on the physical fitness of adults with hearing lossVasileios K Tsimaras
Laboratory of Developmental Pediatrics and Special Education, Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
J Strength Cond Res 24:1052-8. 2010..In conclusion, adults with hearing loss can improve their physical fitness levels with the application of a systematic and well-designed traditional dance training program...
- The ecstasy of spirit: five rhythms for healingAlys Henley-Einion
University of the West of England
Pract Midwife 10:20, 22-3. 2007
- Erving Goffman's asylums and institutional culture in the mid-twentieth-century United StatesMatthew Gambino
Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
Harv Rev Psychiatry 21:52-7. 2013..Group therapy, psychodrama, art and dance therapy, patient newspapers, and patient self-government-each of which debuted at the hospital in the 1940s and 1950s-..
- A novel Dance Dance Revolution (DDR) system for in-home training of stepping ability: basic parameters of system use by older adultsS T Smith
Falls and Balance Research Group, Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Sydney, Australia
Br J Sports Med 45:441-5. 2011..This series of studies was conducted to develop and establish characteristics of exercise videogame play in older adults. The videogame was a modified version of the popular Dance Dance Revolution (DDR; Konomi)...
- Dance in mental health nursing: a hybrid concept analysisTeija Ravelin
Kainuu Vocational College, Kajaani, Finland
Issues Ment Health Nurs 27:307-17. 2006..Based on the findings of this concept analysis, dance can be used as a nursing intervention...
- [The effects of a multi agent obesity control program in obese school children]Hye Young Ahn
School of Nursing, Eulji University, Daejeon City, Korea
Taehan Kanho Hakhoe Chi 37:105-13. 2007..This program was composed of strategies to modify diet and exercise habits and to change cognitive behavior variables(stress, coping, and self-efficacy)...
- [The dilemma between the functional deficits of obese people and recommended physical activity: what part can dance therapy play?]Solange Muller-Pinget
Département de médecine communautaire, WHO Collaborating Centre, HUG, Geneve
Rev Med Suisse 8:687-91. 2012..Enjoyment is a key factor for attaining these objectives. Dance therapy, with its psychological and physiological impact, could help individuals take on the challenge.
- Effects of a short duration, high dose contact improvisation dance workshop on Parkinson disease: a pilot studyDavid Marchant
Performing Arts Department, and School of Medicine, Program in Physical Therapy, Washington University in St Louis, 4444 Forest Park Blvd, St Louis, MO 63108 2212, USA
Complement Ther Med 18:184-90. 2010..This study explored the feasibility and possible benefits of contact improvisation (CI) as an exercise intervention for individuals with PD...
- Dance performance as a method of intervention as experienced by older persons with dementiaTeija Ravelin
University of Applied Sciences, School of Health and Sports, Kajaani, Finland
Int J Older People Nurs 8:10-8. 2013..Previous studies have shown that dance can bring out the strength and resources of persons with dementia...
- Dance therapy improves self-body image among obese patientsSolange Muller-Pinget
Service of Therapeutic Education for Chronic Diseases, WHO Collaborating Centre, Department of Community Medicine, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
Patient Educ Couns 89:525-8. 2012..The aim of this study was to assess the influence of a dance therapy program on the evolution of mental representations linked to body image among obese patients...
- Testing a model of domain learning in music therapyDianne Langan
University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
J Music Ther 42:296-312. 2005..Music therapy students were compared with music students and other therapy students (art therapy, dance therapy, counseling therapy) in terms of their recall of the video...
- A protocol for a randomized clinical trial of interactive video dance: potential for effects on cognitive functionJelena Jovancevic
School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA
BMC Geriatr 12:23. 2012..Most video games do not involve physical exercise, but some novel forms of interactive video games combine physical activity and cognitive challenge...
- Mindful movement program for older breast cancer survivors: a pilot studyRebecca Crane-Okada
Division of Nursing Research and Education, Department of Population Sciences, City of Hope, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
Cancer Nurs 35:E1-13. 2012..Two promising approaches to address this include dance/movement therapy and mindfulness...
- Application of adapted tango as therapeutic intervention for patients with chronic strokeMadeleine E Hackney
Atlanta VA Medical Center Rehabilitation R and D Center of Excellence, Decatur, Georgia 30033, USA
J Geriatr Phys Ther 35:206-17. 2012....
- [Movement and dance therapy in the context of sport and recreation during winter in Zagreb, Croatia]Ljubomir Radovancevic
Acta Med Croatica 61:45-8. 2007..discusses, systematises movements and movement therapy; he analyses, interprets, comments these issues and examines the relationship of psyche (soul) and body in the very context as well as correlations of movement and dance therapy.
- Effects of dance movement therapy on selected cardiovascular parameters and estimated maximum oxygen consumption in hypertensive patientsH A Aweto
Department of Physiotherapy, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Idi Araba, Lagos
Nig Q J Hosp Med 22:125-9. 2012..Regular physical exercise is considered to be an important part of the non-pharmacologictreatment of hypertension...
- The effect of ballroom dance on balance and functional autonomy among the isolated elderlyEliane Gomes da Silva Borges
Stricto Sensu Post graduation Program in Human Motricity Sciences of Castelo Branco University, Salvador Allende Av, n 6 700, Recreio, Rio de Janeiro, RJ 22780 160, Brazil
Arch Gerontol Geriatr 55:492-6. 2012..001) and in the intergroup analysis (p=0.011). Thus, it can be inferred that sedentary elderly individuals who are residents of long-term institutions can improve their functional autonomy and balance with a ballroom dance program...
- Psychological effects of dance-based group exergaming in obese adolescentsT L Wagener
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73117, USA
Pediatr Obes 7:e68-74. 2012..In order to attract obese adolescents who are often reluctant to engage in traditional exercise, new forms of physical activity are needed...
- [Psychotherapy in senile dementia?!]G S Barolin
Institut für Neurorehabilitation, Kuratorium für ärztliche Fort und Weiterbildung des Osterreichischen Primarärzteverbandes
Wien Med Wochenschr 151:342-7. 2001..The basic psychotherapy should be known to all health professions. Professional psychotherapy should be given more attention as to the psychotherapy of old people...
- Rehabilitation, exercise therapy and music in patients with Parkinson's disease: a meta-analysis of the effects of music-based movement therapy on walking ability, balance and quality of lifeM J de Dreu
Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Parkinsonism Relat Disord 18:S114-9. 2012..Overall, MbM-therapy appears promising for the improvement of gait and gait-related activities in PD. Future studies should incorporate larger groups and focus on long-term compliance and follow-up...
- Physiotherapy versus placebo or no intervention in Parkinson's diseaseClaire L Tomlinson
Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 7:CD002817. 2012..The overall aim is to optimise independence, safety and well-being, thereby enhancing quality of life...
- Culturally specific dance to reduce obesity in African American womenCarolyn J Murrock
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Health Promot Pract 11:465-73. 2010..This community partnership was an effective way to promote a church-based, culturally specific dance intervention to improve the health of African American women...
- [Biodance as process of existential renew for the elderly]Bárbara Pereira D'Alencar
Departamento de Enfermagem, Universiade Estadual do Ceará, Fortaleza, CE, Brazil
Rev Bras Enferm 61:608-14. 2008..In this sense, the Biodance promotes the rescue of health that grew older...
- [Dance therapeutic workshop for elderly people living in a home]M Kuhn
Art thérapie de l Université du Luxembourg
Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb . 2010..The subjects also filled in the Campbell's Index of Well-being in T1 and T2. Arts therapies improve in a significant way the cognitive functioning and the psychological well-being of elderly persons, as well as their quality of life...
- Effects of dance on balance and gait in severe Parkinson disease: a case studyMadeleine E Hackney
Program in Physical Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
Disabil Rehabil 32:679-84. 2010..This study's purpose was to evaluate the feasibility and effects of partnered tango classes on balance, endurance and quality of life in an individual with severe PD...
- Masters of their conditions II: intercultural theatre, narration and stage work with patients and healersJacques Arpin
Cultural Psychiatry and Counsulting, Geneva, Switzerland
Transcult Psychiatry 45:355-78. 2008..Expanding the narrative process opens doors to exploring traditions: their origin, their apprenticeship, their performance and their transmission...
- [Creative therapy options for patients with dementia--a systematic review]B Schmitt
Abteilung für Gerontopsychiatrie, Zentralinstitut fur Seelische Gesundheit, Mannheim
Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr 75:699-707. 2007..The search terms used were: "Creativ* and therapy and dementia and (stud*)", "Dance therapy and dementia", "Music therapy and dementia", "Drama therapy and dementia" and "Art therapy and dementia"...
- Moving to the sound of musicRichard P Holm
S D Med 61:189. 2008
- The neuroscience of danceSteven Brown
Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behavior, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada
Sci Am 299:78-83. 2008
- Psychoanalytically-oriented inpatient psychotherapy of somatoform disordersManfred E Beutel
Clinic for Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany
J Am Acad Psychoanal Dyn Psychiatry 36:125-42. 2008..Regardless of the specific setting, analytic treatments need to do justice to the specific deficits (e.g., symbolization of affect, mentalization) and defences of somatoform patients...
- Dance and movement therapeutic methods in management of dementia: a randomized, controlled studyLaura Hokkanen
J Am Geriatr Soc 56:771-2. 2008
- Efficacy of Biodanza for treating women with fibromyalgiaAna Carbonell-Baeza
Department of Physical Activity and Sports, School of Sport Sciences, University of Granada, Carretera de Alfacar s n, Granada, Spain
J Altern Complement Med 16:1191-200. 2010..The objective of this study was to determine the effects of a 3-month Biodanza intervention in women with fibromyalgia (FM)...
- The effect of modified jazz dance on balance, cognition, and mood in older adultsPatricia T Alpert
Department of Physiologic Nursing, School of Nursing, University of Nevada Las Vegas, 4505 Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89154 3018, USA
J Am Acad Nurse Pract 21:108-15. 2009..The purpose of this pilot study was to evaluate the impact of jazz dance class instruction on balance, cognition, and mood (specifically depression) in 13 healthy, community-dwelling, English-speaking older women with a mean age of 68...
- Social partnered dance for people with serious and persistent mental illness: a pilot studyMadeleine E Hackney
Program in Physical Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
J Nerv Ment Dis 198:76-8. 2010..41, 0.54, and 0.64, respectively). Participants reported enjoying classes, and interest to continue. Social dance is feasible and may benefit mobility for those with SMI...
- Dance-based therapy in a program of all-inclusive care for the elderly: an integrative approach to decrease fall riskJean Krampe
Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
Nurs Adm Q 34:156-61. 2010..Literature suggests that physical activity based on dance may improve balance and gait. The aim of this pilot study was to determine whether dance-based therapy affects the balance/gait of community-based frail seniors...
- Hip hopping the gap--performing arts approaches to sexual health disadvantage in young people in remote settingsAlan Crouch
Indigenous Sexual Health Promotion, Queensland Health Tropical Regional Services, Cairns, QLD, Australia
Australas Psychiatry 19:S34-7. 2011..Community mobilization around the underlying risk factors influencing sexual health is required...
- Creative arts therapy improves quality of life for pediatric brain tumor patients receiving outpatient chemotherapyJennifer R Madden
University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 27:133-45. 2010..With heightened interest in complementary therapy for children with cancer, future research with a larger sample size is needed to document the impact of incorporating creative arts into the healing process...
- Effects of three caregiver interventions: support, educational literature, and creative movementLaura K M Donorfio
Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University of Connecticut, Waterbury, CT 06702, USA
J Women Aging 22:61-75. 2010..Future research and promising applications of future intervention programs are discussed...
- Effects of an exercise intervention using Dance Dance Revolution on endothelial function and other risk factors in overweight childrenEmily C S Murphy
Department of Pediatrics, Robert C Byrd, Health Science Center, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506 9214, USA
Int J Pediatr Obes 4:205-14. 2009..To determine whether an exercise intervention using an active video game (Dance Dance Revolution [DDR]) is effective in improving endothelial dysfunction (EDF) and other risk factors in overweight children...
- Exploring dance as a therapy for symptoms and social interaction in a dementia care unitDebbie Duignan
Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Service, Alzheimer s, Australia, WA
Nurs Times 105:19-22. 2009There have been many debates about the use of some atypical antipsychotic drugs in managing agitation in dementia care. Much research has also been carried out in the area of psychosocial interventions, which can include dance therapy.
- [Complex therapy of schizophrenia]Peter Gaszner
SE Pszichiatriai es Pszichoterapias Klinika
Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 11:41-5. 2009..Fields of indication: first psychotic episode, acut schizophrenic exacerbation, chronic schizophrenia, the treatment of behavior disorder in dementia, maniac phase of bipolar disorder, treatment of behavioral disorders...
- Participation is possible: A case report of integration into a community performing arts programEmily Becker
Chester Physical Therapy
Physiother Theory Pract 26:275-80. 2010..Physical therapists can assist families and community programs to make developmentally appropriate modifications to enhance participation...
- [Genetics and present therapy options in Parkinson's disease: a review]Benjamin Bereznai
Semmelweis Egyetem, Molekuláris Neurológiai Klinikai és Kutatási Központ, Budapest
Ideggyogy Sz 62:155-63. 2009..Beside the overview of the molecular-genetic basis, we give a review about genetic testing, pharmacological and other multidisciplinary treatment options...
- Dance as therapy for individuals with Parkinson diseaseG M Earhart
Department of Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine St Louis, MO 63108, USA
Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 45:231-8. 2009..There is a clear need for additional research using larger sample sizes to examine the potential long-term effects of dance for those with PD...
- Health-related quality of life and alternative forms of exercise in Parkinson diseaseMadeleine E Hackney
Program in Physical Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
Parkinsonism Relat Disord 15:644-8. 2009..Tango may be helpful for improving HRQoL in PD because it addresses balance and gait deficits in the context of a social interaction that requires working closely with a partner...
- The creative arts therapies: making health care wholeSharon W Goodill
Department of Creative Arts Therapies, Drexel University, College of Nursing and Health Professions, Philadelphia, USA
Minn Med 93:46-9. 2010..This article describes these fields and provides information about the training and professional standards of creative arts therapists and examples of how these therapies are being used in health care settings...
- Creative movement and transformation to choreography: a mode of research presentationCarol Picard
University of Massachusetts School of Nursing, Boston, MA, USA
Nurs Sci Q 21:112-4. 2008..This column will present its use on research based on Newman's theory of health as expanding consciousness and the development of choreography based on participants'creative movements to present research findings...
- Ego receptivity and hypnotizability--two pilot studies: a brief communicationL S Goodman
Dance Movement Therapy Program, University of California, Los Angeles 90024
Int J Clin Exp Hypn 40:63-7. 1992..It was concluded that receptivity should be explored as a potential predictor of hypnotizability, and that a reliable scaled measure of receptivity should be developed...
- Western movement therapiesA C Cotter
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, USA
Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 10:603-16, ix. 1999..This article explores nine of the more popular Western movement therapies, which have been chosen for their availability and suitability in the rehabilitation context...
- The dance: essence of embodimentB Block
School of Health Sciences, Milledgeville, USA
Theor Med Bioeth 22:5-15. 2001..Dance has critically important social ramifications. In our own and other cultures, dance plays an important role in healing and in health enhancement...
- Pattern of expanding consciousness in midlife women: creative movement and the narrative as modes of expressionC Picard
Graduate Nursing Program, Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Nurs Sci Q 13:150-7. 2000..Activities of consciousness were choosing, balancing, accepting, and letting go. Concepts of flow, turbulence, and a movement dialectic were identified in study findings. Creative movement supported self-awareness...
- [Dance therapy in laryngectomy patients: our experience]A C Peto
Academia Marilda Petto, Acre, 320 Ipiranga 14055 660 Ribeirão Preto São Paulo Brasil
Rev Lat Am Enfermagem 8:35-9. 2000..Music and body movements were resources employed for the development of therapy through dance. Results showed a good involvement of the patients in the dynamics though verbal and non-verbal language as well as a decrease in stress...
- Effects of a health-promotion program on cardiovascular risk factors, health behaviors, and life satisfaction in institutionalized elderly womenChun Gill Kim
Department of Nursing, Hallym University, 1 Okchon Dong, Chuncheon 200 702, South Korea
Int J Nurs Stud 40:375-81. 2003..However, the positive effects tend to decrease at 3 months after the program ended. In conclusion, the health-promotion program using KTDM exercises was safely applicable and beneficial to institutionalized elderly women...
- Dance and reducing television viewing to prevent weight gain in African-American girls: the Stanford GEMS pilot studyThomas N Robinson
Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, The Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
Ethn Dis 13:S65-77. 2003..To test the feasibility, acceptability, and potential efficacy of after-school dance classes and a family-based intervention to reduce television viewing, thereby reducing weight gain, among African-American girls...
- Evaluation of a specific balance and coordination programme for individuals with a traumatic brain injuryMylène Claude Dault
School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 8M5 Canada
Brain Inj 16:231-44. 2002..Overall, the combination workout with Step and Slide is more effective in reducing balance and coordination deficits when compared to muscular based training...
- Social dancing: a way to support intellectual, emotional and motor functions in persons with dementiaL Palo-Bengtsson
Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Family Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 5:545-54. 1998..The carers' preunderstanding of the patients' levels of dementia and the wholeness of the situation was of importance...
- Complementary therapies for depression: an overviewE Ernst
Department of Complementary Medicine, School of Postgraduate Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Exeter, England
Arch Gen Psychiatry 55:1026-32. 1998..There is a need for further research involving randomized controlled trials into the efficacy of complementary and alternative therapies in the treatment of depression...
- Comparison of two methods of improving dynamic balance of mentally retarded childrenB Boswell
Department of HPERS, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858
Percept Mot Skills 73:759-64. 1991..each, in the 8-wk. program. Pre- and posttest distance on six balance-beam tasks and stabilometer performance subjected to multivariate analysis of covariance indicated no significant differences...
- [Dance and psychotherapy--possibilities and limits]K Hubener
Funktionseinheit Kreispoliklinik, Kreiskrankenhaus Güstrow
Psychiatr Neurol Med Psychol (Leipz) 42:129-35. 1990....
- Dance/movement therapy in head injury rehabilitationC Berrol
Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, California State University, Hayward 94542
Brain Inj 4:257-65. 1990..A rationale for use of intentional/volitional movement as a treatment strategy is posited on the basis of neuroanatomical and neurophysiological constructs...
- Many ways to grow: creative art therapiesR S Stern
Center for Creative Art Therapies, Boston, MA 02118
Pediatr Ann 18:645, 649-52. 1989..The creative art therapies are an important and unique tool among the constellation of health services...
- Dance for health: improving fitness in African American and Hispanic adolescentsR Flores
School of Medicine, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA
Public Health Rep 110:189-93. 1995..The usual physical activity consisted mostly of playground activities. Students in the intervention had a significantly greater lowering in body mass index and resting heart rate than students in regular physical activity...
- Effects of a modified dance-based exercise on cardiorespiratory fitness, psychological state and health status of persons with rheumatoid arthritisL Noreau
Centre François Charon, Laval University, Quebec City, Canada
Am J Phys Med Rehabil 74:19-27. 1995..Further studies, however, are required to determine the long-term effect of weight-bearing exercise on the health status of individuals with RA...
- [Therapeutic effects of the Feldenkrais method "awareness through movement" in patients with eating disorders]U Laumer
Lehrstuhl für Psychologie I, Universitat Regensburg
Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 47:170-80. 1997..The outcome points to the therapeutical effectiveness of the Feldenkrais Method with eating-disorder patients within a multimodal treatment program...
- The art of survival: unleashing the talents of end stage renal disease patients to increase their wellnessB A McKenzie
St Michael s Hospital Toronto, Ontario
J CANNT 8:33-5. 1998..This preliminary work which explores the belief that art and artistic experiences have healing properties, will hopefully result in a more comprehensive research project in the near future...
- Dancing through the pain. Physician executive launches new business to treat patients with chronic painWill Bunch
Physician Exec 30:30-3. 2004..Early on, she didn't even want to be a doctor. Now, she's foxtrotting down yet another path, trying to use dance to help patients relieve their pain...
- Can we dance towards health?Chris Bateman
S Afr Med J 94:76-7. 2004
- Effects of tango on functional mobility in Parkinson's disease: a preliminary studyMadeleine E Hackney
Program in Physical Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
J Neurol Phys Ther 31:173-9. 2007..Future studies with a larger sample are needed to confirm and extend our observation that tango may be an effective intervention to target functional mobility deficits in individuals with PD...
- Pediatrics in the community: ballroom dance for L.I.F.E.: mad hot community pediatricsEvan Fieldston
Pediatric Residency Program The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Pediatr Rev 28:276-7. 2007
- [Therapeutic values of dance movement and its influence on psychomotor development of deaf persons as a form of socialization and integration with the environment]Zofia Pelc
Katedry Teorii i Metodyki Sportu oraz Sportów Indywidualnych Akademii Wychowania Fizycznego w Krakowie
Wiad Lek 55:845-9. 2002..The scarcity of qualified therapeutic dancing instructors limits application of choreo-therapy on a wider scale...
- Dance/Movement therapy for children and adolescents with cancerS O Cohen
Supervisor, Creative Arts Therapy Child Life Services, Tomorrows Children s Institute, Hackensack University Medical Center, NJ, USA
Cancer Pract 7:34-42. 1999..Dance/movement therapy is introduced as a holistic approach to children's health issues, incorporating an array of medical, psychological, social, and spiritual issues...
- Long-term survival of a patient with widespread metastases from epithelial ovarian carcinoma receiving mind-body therapies: case report and review of the literatureShahar Lev-Ari
Unit of Complementary Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
Integr Cancer Ther 5:395-9. 2006..The authors review the relevant literature on this subject and describe what they believe to be the first report of long-term survival of such a patient...
- [Psychotherapy with the cognitive impaired elderly]Yukiko Kurokawa
Nihon Ronen Igakkai Zasshi 43:309-10. 2006
- Effects of mindful and non-mindful exercises on people with depression: a systematic reviewHector W H Tsang
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Hong Kong
Br J Clin Psychol 47:303-22. 2008..The purpose of this study is to examine the effectiveness of mindful and non-mindful physical exercises as an intervention in managing depression or depressive symptoms based on a systematic literature review...
- Dance movement therapy improves emotional responses and modulates neurohormones in adolescents with mild depressionYoung Ja Jeong
Department of Physical Education, Wonkwang University, Iksan, Republic of Korea
Int J Neurosci 115:1711-20. 2005..In conclusion, DMT may be effective in beneficially modulating concentrations of serotonin and dopamine, and in improving psychological distress in adolescents with mild depression...
- Dance as a therapy for cancer preventionGurbuz Aktas
State Conservatory of Turkish Music, Department of Dance, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey
Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 6:408-11. 2005..Nutritional therapy, herbal therapy, sportive activities, art therapy, music therapy, dance therapy, imagery, yoga and acupuncture can be given as examples...
- Using dance/movement therapy to augment the effectiveness of therapeutic holding with childrenHeather Lundy
MCP Hahnemann University Philadelphia, PA, USA
J Child Adolesc Psychiatr Nurs 18:135-45. 2005..Although often effective, the intervention has inherent physical and emotional safety risks. Can a body-based therapy be used to limit these risks?..
- Creative solutions: Innovative use of the arts in mental health settingsStuart Webster
Bolton Salford and Trafford Mental Health Trust, Moorside Unit, Trafford General Hospital, Manchester, United Kingdom
J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 43:42-9. 2005..Enhanced the good reputation of the service, which is often commented on by visitors to the unit. The arts project promotes well-being and lifelong learning for the ward community through meaningful engagement in creative activity...
- Expressive bodies: demented persons' communication in a dance therapy contextKrister Nyström
Stockholm University, Sweden
Health (London) 9:297-317. 2005..Group dance therapy sessions with elderly, demented persons were video-taped and analysed with a focus on how verbal and non-..
- Art, dance, and music therapyRosalie Rebollo Pratt
Research and Development, Music Health Institute, 532 Colorado Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401 USA
Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 15:827-41, vi-vii. 2004..Arts therapies will greatly expand their role in the health care practices of this country in the twenty-first century...
- Creativity and spirituality in nursing: implementing art in healingMary Rockwood Lane
Center for Art and Healing, Education, and Research and the Center of Spirtuality and Healthcare, University of Florida, Gainesville, 32610, USA
Holist Nurs Pract 19:122-5. 2005..Several recommendations are given for implementing specific art media (eg, music, drawing, dance, writing) in the clinical setting...
- The impact of a senior dancing program on spinal and peripheral bone massS Kudlacek
Hospital Barmherzige Brüder, Medical Department, Vienna, Austria
Am J Phys Med Rehabil 76:477-81. 1997..7, P < 0.001). Changes of the biochemical parameters were observed in the bone-specific isoenzyme of alkaline phosphatase, a marker of osteoblastic activity, in group I giving additional evidence of increased bone formation...
- Divine service, music, sport, and recreation as medicinal in Australian asylums 1860s-1945Dolly MacKinnon
University of Melbourne
Health History 11:128-48. 2009..Recreation was therapeutic because of its psychological, physical, social, and moral benefits, and government authorities funded the construction of costly chapels, recreation halls, and sports grounds expressly for this medical purpose...
- Comparisons of motivation, health behaviors, and functional status among elders in residential homes in KoreaRhayun Song
Department of Nursing, Soonchunhyang University, Chonan, South Korea
Public Health Nurs 21:361-71. 2004..In conclusion, the study found that the 6-month motivation enhancement program was effective in motivating older adults to perform health behaviors and to improve their functional status...
- Dance/movement therapy approaches to fostering resilience and recovery among African adolescent torture survivorsDavid Alan Harris
Torture 17:134-55. 2007..Thus, whether introduced in refuge or post-conflict, DMT approaches are shown to embody revitalizing psychosocial support in the aftermath of massive violence...
- Engaging women from South Asian communities in cardiac rehabilitationS Vishram
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