Biasutti 2021

Current Status of Trial
Completed
Study Aim
Other
Study Design
RCT
Blinding
Unclear
Intervention type
Non-pharmacological
Intervention
Music training
Absolute Number of Participants
45
Health Status/Diagnosis
Elderly // Depression
Unit of Allocation and/or Setting
Nursing home
Primary outcomes
Depression index (Geriatric Depression Scale)
Key Points
"Results revealed a significant improvement in depression index (Geriatric Depression Scale) for the experimental period (t = 1.450; p <.005; d = 0.453) while the control group had no improvement (t = 0.080; p >.1; d = 0.025). In addition, a significant improvement was found in the cognitive level (Mini-Mental State Examination) for the experimental (t = 2.300; p <.005; d = 0.668) than the control group that had a significant reduction (t = 1.240; p <.05; d = 0.273)." Biasutti 2021