Guetin 2009

Current Status of Trial
Completed
Study Aim
Treatment Dementia
Study Design
RCT
Blinding
Single-blind
Intervention type
Non-pharmacological
Intervention
Music Therapy//Control
Dosage and Duration
Weekly sessions of individual, receptive music therapy or reading and resting weekly sessions in the control group for 24 weeks
Absolute Number of Participants
30
Health Status/Diagnosis
Alzheimer Disease (AD)
Main Diagnostic Criteria
Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE): 12-25//Hamilton Anxiety Score at least 12
Co-morbid Health Condition/Other Participant Characteristics
Depression//Anxiety//Mild to moderate AD
Country or Countries of Recruitment
France
Unit of Allocation and/or Setting
Single-centre trial
Study start date
2009
Primary outcomes
Cognition Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE)//Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression (HRSD)//Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS)
Key Points
Significant improvement in anxiety and depression in the music therapy group in comparison with control