“In one study we did recently, there had been some older people who had been on medication for depression for many years. They joined a choir or instrumental group and spent some time actively making music with other people. After a few weeks, they felt able to throw their medication away.”
Dr Susan Hallam, Emerita Professor of Education and Music Psychology, on the benefits of taking part in music. #becauseofmusic www.becauseofmusic.net/en/why-music/
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