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November 2016

A systematic review of the wellbeing outcomes of music and singing in adults and the processes by which wellbeing outcomes are achieved

A systematic review of the wellbeing outcomes of music and singing in adults and the processes by which wellbeing outcomes are achieved
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What music and singing interventions work to improve wellbeing of adults?

The review sought to address the question: ‘What are the wellbeing outcomes of music and singing for adults and what are the processes by which wellbeing outcomes are achieved?’ 

The resulting outputs are three volumes detailing an overview of the review process and a discussion of the findings for:

  1. healthy adults (39 studies)
  2. adults with identified health conditions such as stroke, COPD and mental health conditions (16 studies)
  3. adults with dementia (6 studies)
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Review approach

Summary of key findings

Implications for research, policy and practice

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These reports are part of a suite of publications looking at the impacts of music and singing interventions on different populations.

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