A study to evaluate the effectiveness of music therapy in terms of depression among clients on hemodialysis in a selected hospital at Kerala

Nimi Paul, - (2012) A study to evaluate the effectiveness of music therapy in terms of depression among clients on hemodialysis in a selected hospital at Kerala. Masters thesis, Annai Meenakshi College of Nursing, Coimbatore.

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Abstract

Music Therapy can alter brain patterns and offer therapeutic help for patients suffering depression who is on hemodialysis. There are a number of clinical research studies showing the benefits of this music therapy. Hence the research study was conducted among clients on hemodialysis with depression which was aimed to reduce the level of depression by music therapy. The objectives of the study include; To assess the level of depression among clients on hemodialysis. To evaluate the effectiveness of Music Therapy on level of depression among clients on hemodialysis. To determine the association between the level of depression among clients on hemodialysis with their selected demographic variables. The research design adapted to this study was a pre experimental design. The conceptual frame work for this study was based on Emogen King’s Goal Attainment theory. The study was conducted in Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church Medical college hospital at Kerala. Non Probability purposive sampling technique was adopted. The sample size was 30. Level of the depression was assessed by using modified Beck’s Depression Scale before and after intervention. The intervention of Music Therapy (Karakarapriya, Sindhu bhairavi, Kalayani raga, Hindola and Mohana) given for 14 days for 20minutes. Paired‘t’ test was used to evaluate the effectiveness of Music Therapy to reduce the level of depression. The obtained’ value 12.72 was significant at p< 0.05.With regard to the association between the level depression of with their selected demographic variables education and type of vascular access had a significant association with level of depression. It also revealed that music therapy intervention reduced the level of depression.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Effectiveness; Music Therapy; Level of depression; Hemodialysis
Subjects: NURSING > Psychiatric Nursing
Depositing User: Ramakrishnan J
Date Deposited: 15 Dec 2017 05:36
Last Modified: 15 Dec 2017 05:36
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/4361

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