Music Therapy to Help Those With Depression

Music has been an important part in the lives of many (if not all individuals). It is no wonder that a study has found that music therapy is effective in combattling depression in teens. I personal think that it can work for everyone and not teens. 

I can testify that music has helped me in my own struggles in life and in my depression also. I did not need a study to tell me that it is effective. Even while I write this I am listening to music because of something that has happen in my life and music is there for me.

It feels like the artists are talking directly to me because I can relate to the lyrics.

"By the end of the study, the researchers found that the children who were given music therapy exhibited increased self-esteem and reduced depressive symptoms. They also significantly improved their communication and interactive skills compared with the participants who only received traditional therapy. Follow-ups made after the study also found that the beneficial effects of music therapy can be sustained for a long time."

"The findings are dramatic and underscore the need for music therapy to be made available as a mainstream treatment option". Tech times

How has music helped you in your struggles? 






Health Benefits Of Walking

Knowledge About Depression From Twitter Users

Do I Have Atypical Depression

What is Seasonal Affective Disorder

Recent Articles

  1. NBA Star Opens Up About Depression

    NBA star guard opens up about his depression.

    Read More

  2. Out of my head

    I've been in recovery from my Depression for 2 and half years. I'm better I know I am but, I live with this parlaysing fear that I'll relapse. Every single

    Read More

  3. Understanding Male Depression

    Depression signs and symptoms can differ in men and women. Men also tend to use different coping skills — both healthy and unhealthy — than women do. It isn't clear why men and women may experience de…

    Read More