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MUS 491 Research Projects

This fall semester in MUS 491, we created our own MOCK research projects. Each student chose their own topic, and developed their project throughout the whole semester. Everyone put in so much hard work and we are so proud of you all!

Congratulations to the top researchers!


Daniel Lloyd-
Effectiveness of Music Therapy in Treatment of Comorbid-Type Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder With Social Anxiety in Queer Clients


Meagan Moore-
The Effects of Creative Music Therapy on Stress, Anxiety, and Depressive Symptoms and Attachment for Parents of Preterm Infants in the NICU


Amanda Hamilton-
The Benefit of Music Therapy Intervention with Pediatric Patients In Reducing Preoperative Anxiety and Use of Pharmacological Treatment


Christine Nguyen-
The Healing Effects of Music Therapy: A Meta-Analysis On Finding Identity, Empowerment, and Self-Esteem in Survivors of Sexual Abuse


Antonia Barela-
The Longterm Impacts of Music Therapy Treatment on Mothers Experiencing Peripartum Depression using the Edinburg Postnatal Depression Scale


Gillian Vogelsong-
Effects of Music Therapy on Treatment and Relapse Prevention on Individuals with Substance Use Disorder (SUD)

and congrats to EVERYONE for accomplishing their research project! 


Francesca Crowley-
The Benefit of Music Therapy in the Chemically Dependent


Lesley Kernochan-
Music Therapy Interventions to Heal Loneliness: Fostering Interconnectivity with All of Life Including Self, Community, and Nature


Katharine Fullmer-
The Effects of Music Therapy on Dying Patients


Michael Palma-
The Effects of Music Therapy on Communication, Self-Expression, and Interpersonal Relationships of Clients with Depression


Christine Patrikian-
The Effects of Music Therapy on Blood Pressure Levels in Cardiac Rehabilitation Patients: A Randomized Controlled Trial


Lindsey Pfiffner-
The Experiences of Music Therapy on Trauma and Abuse


Sebastian Smith-
A Meta-Analysis on the Effects of Music Therapy in Clients with Alzheimer's Disease after Termination of Treatment


Tavita Te'o-
Drumming For Life: Drum Interventions and Depression


Sam Eggenschwiler-
A Study of Various Music Therapy Treatments Used to Improve the Verbal and Cognitive Abilities of Patients with Alzheimer's Disease

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