Abstract Title:

Effectiveness of music therapy in reducing the level of anxiety among cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy.

Abstract Source:

Enferm Clin. 2020 Mar ;30 Suppl 2:304-307. PMID: 32204172

Abstract Author(s):

Aulia Insani Latif, Nurun Salaman Alhidayat, Satria Hanggara Putra, Kadek Ayu Erika, Syahrul Ningrat, Syahrul Syahrul

Article Affiliation:

Aulia Insani Latif


OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effectiveness of music therapy on the level of difficulty in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy.

METHODS: This study was a quasi-experiment with nonprobability sampling technique consisting of 60 participants, divided into intervention groups and control groups of 30 samples for each based on inclusion and exclusion criteria.

RESULTS: The three sessions of music therapy are significantly reducing the anxiety level of cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy (p<0.001) in the intervention group. Meanwhile, no significant reducing of anxiety among the control group (p=0.139).

CONCLUSION: Music therapy is effective in reducing anxiety levels of cancer patients who are undergoing chemotherapy.

Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Music : CK(1192) : AC(132)

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