The Effects of Music on the Brain: How Music can be used to treat Depression

Abdul, Amelia Kathleen (2018) The Effects of Music on the Brain: How Music can be used to treat Depression. Undergraduate thesis, University of Chichester.

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Abstract

There is no real known cause for depression, however, ‘research points to biological abnormalities in the brain and in the chemicals that transmit messages through the brain’5. Depression severely affects the brain, and this shows up in MRI and PET scans, after being tested it can be seen that even the most minuscule difference between a healthy brain and the brain suffering depression yield very different images. Person suffering from depression could have MRIs detect changes in the chemical structure or PET scans that are designed to show if there is a change in metabolism on a cellular level.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > M Music
M Music and Books on Music > MT Musical instruction and study
Divisions: Departments > Music
Undergraduate Dissertations
Depositing User: Gail Graffham
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2018 09:47
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2018 09:47
URI: http://eprints.chi.ac.uk/id/eprint/3842

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