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Is dance movement therapy an effective treatment for depression? A review of the evidence | Cochrane

Is dance movement therapy an effective treatment for depression? A review of the evidence | Cochrane | Dance Movement Therapy | Scoop.it
No evidence for dance music therapy for depression http://t.co/GEtTIm82AS but don't let that stop you swinging your pants this weekend! x
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Yeah.  It's called Dance Movement Therapy ...

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Dance movement therapy for depression - The Cochrane Library - Meekums - Wiley Online Library

Effectiveness of dance movement therapy for #depression remains unclear http://t.co/SjVilx2dNF #CochraneEvidence
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This is a tweet about my Cochrane Systematic Review.  You can learn more though by listening to my podcast at:  


http://www.cochrane.org/podcasts/10.1002/14651858.CD009895.pub2
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Full reference for the review: Meekums B, Karkou V, Nelson EA. Dance movement therapy for depression. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD009895. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009895.pub2.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/enhanced/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD009895.pub2

 

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Dance/Movement Therapy: Psychodiagnosis, Movement, and Neurology

"Now is the time to start really looking at biological indicators - just like movement - and how that can help psychodiagnosis. Dance/movement therapists hav...
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I love the way Professor Cruz articulates the links between biology and movement - very close to my heart since I first studied physiology and biochemistry before training in dance and developing my own approach to DMT in the 1970s.

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Dance/Movement Therapy: Bullying Prevention in Schools - YouTube

Over the past two decades, Rena Kornblum has introduced her violence prevention curriculum in over 300 schools with 90% of the teachers reporting positive ga... (RT @ADTAorg: A bullying prevention program, successful in 270+ classrooms.

Via ESCAP Online
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I have great respect for Rena's work.  Finally met her at the ADTA conference in Brooklyn in 2013.  Great work, Rena!

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Embodying Empathy: Dance/Movement Therapy after Unthinkable Trauma

In post-conflict Sierra Leone, David Alan Harris launched the world's first dance/movement therapy group for former child combatants. Dancing essentially rep...
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I have added this link because I feel passionately about the potential of DMT for peace and for the healing of trauma.  Enjoy.

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New publication: "Dance movement therapy for depression. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015"

New publication: "Dance movement therapy for depression. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015" | Dance Movement Therapy | Scoop.it
Dear colleagues,



there is a new and very important DMT Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews out by our colleagues from the UK:

Meekums B, Karkou V, Nelson EA. Dance movement therapy for depression.
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This is our review of DMT for depression.  Enjoy!

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Effects of dance movement therapy and dance on health-related psychological outcomes: A meta-analysis

RT @ADTAorg: Effects of Dance Movement Therapy and Dance on Health-Related Psychological Outcomes - A Meta-Analysis: http://t.co/NfJ1hWWHwg…
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This is a very important piece of research.

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ScienceDirect.com - The Arts in Psychotherapy - Dance/Movement Therapy (D/MT) for depression: A scoping review

RT @ADTAorg: RT @ADTAorg: Dance/movement therapy for depression: A scoping review. http://t.co/HNsUXlGh The Arts in Psychotherapy.
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Here is our scoping review of DMT for depression!  The Cochrane Systematic Review for which I am first author will be available shortly!

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Dance/Movement Therapy & Dementia

"Dance/movement therapy is primarily about forging a healing relationship where movement and dance are the media, just as words are the medium in verbal psyc...
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I am currently engaged in a Cochrane Systematic Review of DMT for dementia - watch this space!

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