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Table 2 Reports from HBMT-Practice

From: Home-based music therapy - a systematic overview of settings and conditions for an innovative service in healthcare

Author Year Country Type of publication Participants/Conditions Purpose of the publication Intervention/HBMT-Technique Outcomes
Oliver, S 1989 USA Journal article Developmentally disabled adults and children, acute and chronic psychiatric adults To report on music therapy services including HBMT Group and single music therapy Information related to conceptualizing, initiating, and maintaining a private practice in the music therapy field
Hanser, SB. 1990 USA Journal article 4 depressed older adults in age from 64 to 75 years To document and evaluate the implementation of a home based MT-technique Eight music listening programs in conjunction with known relaxation methods Four case studies describe successful application of MT to older adults with depression and/or anxiety
Horne-Thompson, A 2003 Australia Journal article Patients in palliative care To compare the role of music therapy within a palliative care facility as opposed to a home No detailled information The role of HBMT as opposed to the hospital varies markedly. The necessity to consider new ways to address the needs of patients and their families is emphasized
Weber, S 2003 Germany Bachelor thesis Children from underprivilegedfamilies Review of legal and administrative aspects of HBMT and a single case study Half year family intervention including active single and group music therapy sessions HBMT as a new form of socio-paedagogical interventions is successful and cost effective with respect to improvements in family dynamics
Chapman, A. 2004 Australia Conference talk Autistic children, a young adult with a physical and intellectual disability and an older woman with dementia To present practical experiences and considerations on HBMT Playing instruments, singing songs, vocalizing Working in the home of a client and his/her family allows current circumstances to be incorporated and enhance this intimacy
Keller, B et al. 2006 Germany Journal article Elderly people living at home or in assisted living settings To report on music therapy services Multi-methods music therapy Hints and experiences for music therapists applying HBMT are given
Mager, A 2006 Germany Journal article HBMT for elderly, disabled and isolated patients Position paper No detailed information Bringing music therapy to patients in palliative care is considered to be a future task
Roberts, M 2006 Australia Journal article Bereaved children and adolescents To document and compare three types of songwriting in HMBT Home-based songwriting Different styles (improvised, computer based, original) of songwriting for HBMT are described and explored
Mirenkov N et al. 2009 Japan Journal article Elderly and disabled people living at home To present and evaluate a concept for applying mobile MT to human-computer interfaces, based on Quality of Life Supporters (QLS) of self-explanatory type, and oriented to elderly and disabled people A selection of precomposed classical music with different emotional characters Presentation of a concept for applying mobile music therapy with human-computer interfaces