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IP International Journal of Medical Paediatrics and Oncology


Music therapy for improving Bio-physiological and psychological outcomes in patients with cancer-A Review article


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Author Details: Syed Imran, MS Moosabba, Sr. Alphonsa Ancheril

Volume : 2

Issue : 3

Online ISSN : 2581-4702

Print ISSN : 2581-4699

Article First Page : 92

Article End Page : 95


Abstract

The diagnosis of cancer not only effects the person physically but also it disturbs the person psychological wellbeing. Anxiety and pain are the common problems usually experienced by the patients with cancer beginning from the diagnosis to the treatment part. There is a growing body of research documenting the effects of many alternative treatment modalities in cancer care, one among which is the music therapy. Research has proved that engaging in the music listening or music composing activities will reduce the overall health ailmnents which will arise due to the treatment part and increases the quality of life in terms of comfort, relaxation in patients with cancer.

Keywords
: Cancer, Music therapy, Physical outcomes, Physiological outcomes, Psychological outcomes