Music Therapy in Schizophrenia

  • Hannu Naukkarinen


In Finland about 50% of patients in mental hospitals suffer from schizophrenia. In about 30% of cases the disease will be chronic. That is why it is important and necessary to try to concentrate on preventive work, and intensify the treatment as well as activate chronic patients. Nowadays it has been noticed that music can have positive effect at all stages of schizophrenia.


Mental Hospital Music Therapy Chronic Patient Dance Therapy Target Symptom 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hannu Naukkarinen
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  1. 1.Tammiharju HospitalTammisaariFinland

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