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Music That Works
Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Potential of Music in Medicine and Therapy Vera Brandes / Dr. Roland Haas (Editors) (Springer Verlag, Wien)

 

   

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Leben im Rhythmus
Die heilende Kraft der Klänge, Schwingungen und Gefühle

Vera Brandes / Christian Salvesen
(O.W. Barth Verlag, München 2006, 320 Seiten)

 

 

Papers, Posters, Presentations


RECEPTIVE MUSIC THERAPY FOR THE TREATMENT OF DEPRESSION

Brandes, V.M., Terris, D., Fischer, C., Loerbroks, A., Jarczok M.N., Ottowitz, G., Titscher, G., Fischer, J. E., Thayer, J. F.

Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 2010;79:321-322 (DOI: 10.1159/000319529)

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MUSIC PROGRAMS DESIGNED TO REMEDY BURNOUT SYMPTOMS SHOW SIGNIFICANT EFFECTS AFTER FIVE WEEKS

Brandes, V.M., Terris, D., Fischer, C., Schuessler M.N., Ottowitz, G., Titscher, G., Fischer, J. E., Thayer, J. F.

(THE NEUROSCIENCE AND MUSIC III: DISORDERS AND PLACTICITY)

Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 2009 Jul;1169:422-5. PMID: 19673817.
http://www.nyas.org/Publications/Annals/Detail.aspx?cid=9a9a8150-b5f1-4e6c-8b57-4be3baf212d8

 

THE EFFECT OF RECEPTIVE MUSIC THERAPY ON HEART RATE VARIABILITY IN HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS
Brandes, V. M., Fischer, J. E., Thayer, J. F.
Citation Poster (PDF 2,2 MB)
Citation poster, American Psychosomatic Society, Baltimore, USA, March 12, 2008.
Psychosomatic Medicine, 70(3):A-18-19, Epub 2008 Mar 31.

 

MUSIKMEDIZIN ALS BEHANDLUNGSOPTION BEI DIAGNOSEN AUS DEM SPEKTRUM DEPRESSIVER KRANKHEITSBILDER
Brandes, V.M. Musik auf Rezept
CO`MED Fachmagazin für Complementär-Medizin, 2009;10:28-30.

 

WIRKSAME AUDIOKUREN ZUR BEHANDLUNG VON BURNOUT
Fischer, C., Brandes, V. M.
ZKM Zeitschrift für Komplementärmedizin, 2009;6:20-25.

 

 

2011

 

Brandes, V., Chronobiologisch basierte Musikstimulation und Individuelle Audiotherapie in der Ambulanten und Stationären Versorgung von Patienten mit Depressionen und Burnout-Syndrom Workshop. Kongress Neurobiologie der Psychotherapie, Große Aula der Universität, Salzburg, Austria, July, 2, 2011

 

Brandes, V., Terris, D., Fischer, C., Loerbroks, A., Jarczok M.N., Ottowitz, G., Titscher, G., Fischer, J. E., Thayer, J. F.  Personalized Music-Focused Audi-tory Stimulation Therapy – A Novel Approach for the Treatment of Depression, Dysthymia and Stress-Related Disorders.
Oral Presentation + Proceedings. IX. International Music Medicine Symposium, Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN, USA, June, 9, 2011

 

Brandes, V., Terris, D., Fischer, C., Loerbroks, A., Jarczok M.N., Ottowitz, G., Titscher, G., Fischer, J. E., Thayer, J. F.   Facts and Figures: Results of a Randomized Placebo Controlles Double Blind Clinical Trila on Personalized Music-Focused Auditory Stimulation Therapy – A Novel Approach for the Treatment of Depression, Dysthymia and Stress-Related Disorders. Oral Presentation + Proceedings. Inaugural Conference, Interdisciplinary Society for Quantitative Research in Music and Medicine,  Weber State University, Odgen, UT, USA, June, 2, 2011

 

Brandes, V., Das gelöste Geheimnis der Musik – Mit Audiotherapie gegen Depression. Oral Presentation (MiniMed Studium), Billrothhaus der Gesellschaft der Ärzte, Vienna, Austria, April, 14, 2010

 

Brandes, V., Terris, D., Fischer, C., Loerbroks, A., Jarczok M.N., Ottowitz, G., Titscher, G., Fischer, J. E., Thayer, J. F. Music-based auditory stimulation therapy helps women suffering from mood disorders.
Oral Presentation + Proceedings. 4th World Congress on Women's Mental Health, Madrid, Spain, March 16-19, 2011

 

Brandes, V., Terris, D., Fischer, C., Loerbroks, A., Jarczok M.N., Ottowitz, G., Titscher, G., Fischer, J. E., Thayer, J. F.  Efficacy of auditory stimulation programs for the treatment of depression, dysthymia and symptoms of burnout – RCT results. Oral Presentation + Proceedings. A-311-0009-01550. 19th EPA European Congress of Psychiatry, Vienna, Austria, March, 14, 2011

 

 

2010

Brandes, V.M., Terris, D., Fischer, C., Loerbroks, A., Jarczok M.N., Ottowitz, G., Titscher, G., Fischer, J. E., Thayer, J. F. Receptive music therapy for the treatment of depression: a proof-of-concept study and prospective controlled trial of efficacy. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 2010;79:321-322 (DOI: 10.1159/000319529) 

 

Brandes, V.M., Terris, D., Fischer, C.,  Schuessler M.N., Ottowitz, G., Titscher, G., Fischer, J. E., Thayer, J. F. From the ear to the heart to the brain: efficacy of a newly composed and individualized music therapy on depressive disorders – results of a prospective controlled clinical trial. Poster presentation, EACLPP & ECPR Conference, Innsbruck, Austria, June 30 – July 3, 2010. Journal of Psychosomatic Research 2010 Jun;68:6;609-10.ISSN 0022-3999

 

Brandes, V.M., Terris, D., Fischer, C., Loerbroks, A., Jarczok M.N., Ottowitz, G., Titscher, G., Fischer, J. E., Thayer, J. F. Music à la carte: individualized and chronobiologically timed audiotherapy – a scalable solution for depression and dysthymia? Presentation, FMPP Annual Congress of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy /20th IFP World Congress of Psychotherapy, Lucerne, Switzerland, June 16–19, 2010.

 

Brandes, V.M., Terris, D., Fischer, C., Loerbroks, A., Jarczok M.N., Ottowitz, G., Titscher, G., Fischer, J. E., Thayer, J. F. Individualized music-focussed audio therapy for the treatment of depression – a controlled double-blind study and proof of efficacy. Moderated Poster, 3rd Meeting of West European Societies of Biological Psychiatry, Berlin, Germany, June 2–4, 2010. European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience, 2010 Jun;260 Suppl 1:S71.

 

Brandes, V.M., Terris, D., Fischer, C., Loerbroks, A., Jarczok M.N., Ottowitz, G., Titscher, G., Fischer, J. E., Thayer, J. F. Receptive music therapy for depression and burnout – a placebo-controlled double-blind clinical trial. Presentation, 5th International Congress on Complementary Medicine Research, Tromsø, Norway, May 19-21, 2010.

 

Brandes, V. Wellness and growth: acoustic medicine and music therapy. Invited lecture, Music and the Brain II - The Library of Congress Coolidge Auditorium, Washington DC, U.S.A., May 14, 2010. http://www.loc.gov/rr/perform/concert/0910-brain.html

 

Brandes, V. Music’s potential as primary prevention in mental healthcare. Citation Poster presentation, EUFEP European Forum for Evidence-based Prevention, Baden, Austria, June 18, 2010 + Paracelsus Science Get Together, Salzburg, Austria, June 25, 2010.
 
Brandes, V. It’s about time – the potential of  chronobiology and music in the treatment of psychosomatic and psychiatric  disorders. Keynote Lecture, Mozart&Science III Congress, Krems, Austria, November 4-7, 2010.

Brandes, V.M., Terris, D., Fischer, C., Loerbroks, A., Jarczok M.N., Ottowitz, G., Titscher, G., Fischer, J. E., Thayer, J. F. Neue Verfahren rezeptiver Musiktherapie bei Depressionen - Ergebnisse einer kontrollierten Doppelblindstudie. Presentation, DGPPN (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychiatrie, Psychotherapie und Nervenheilkunde), Congress, Berlin, Germany, November 24, 2010.

 

Brandes, V. Musik, die wirkt - von der Musiktherapie zur ChronoMusikMedizin. Lebens(k)lang Kongress, Ossiach, Austria, October 16, 2010.

 

Brandes, V. It’s about time - the potential of  chronobiology and music in the treatment of psychosomatic and psychiatric  disorders. Invited presentation, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA, August, 17, 2010.

 

Brandes, V. MusicMedicine - New intervention strategies based on specifically composed music programs as integrative therapies in psychosomatic medicine. Invited Keynote, EKC 2010 EU Korea Conference on Science & Technology, The Imperial Riding School, Vienna,  Austria, July 31, 2010.

 

Brandes, V.M., Terris, D., Fischer, C., Loerbroks, A., Jarczok M.N., Ottowitz, G., Titscher, G., Fischer, J. E., Thayer, J. F. Receptive music therapy for depression and burnout: a prospective controlled clinical trial. Presentation, VIII European Music Therapy Congress, Cádiz, Spain, May 5–9, 2010.

 

Brandes, V.M., Terris, D., Fischer, C., Loerbroks, A., Jarczok M.N., Ottowitz, G., Titscher, G., Fischer, J. E., Thayer, J. F. Mediengestützt-rezeptive Musiktherapie als komplemen-täre oder alternative Behandlungsoption bei Depressionen. Moderated Poster, 61. Arbeitstagung des Deutschen Kollegiums für Psychosomatische Medizin (DKPM) und 18. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychosomatische Medizin und Ärztliche Psychotherapie (DGPM), Berlin, Germany, March 17–20, 2010.

 

Brandes, V.M., Terris, D., Fischer, C., Loerbroks, A., Jarczok M.N., Ottowitz, G., Titscher, G., Fischer, J. E., Thayer, J. F. Efficacy of a newly developed method of receptive music therapy for the treatment of depression. Poster presentation, 18th European Congress of Psychiatry of the European Psychiatric Association, Munich, Germany, February 27 - March 2, 2010.
   
Brandes, V. Die Audiotherapie. Invited Presentation, Heinz Nixdorf-Lehrstuhl, Technical University Munich, Arbeitskreis Medizintechnik & Life Science Electronic, Munich, Germany, January 19, 2010.

 

 

2009

 

Brandes, V.M., Terris, D., Fischer, C.,  Schuessler M.N., Ottowitz, G., Titscher, G., Fischer, J. E., Thayer, J. F. Music programs designed to remedy burnout symptoms show significant effects after five weeks. (THE NEUROSCIENCE AND MUSIC III: DISORDERS AND PLACTICITY). Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 2009 Jul;1169:422-5. PMID: 19673817.

 

Fischer, C., Brandes, V. M. Wirksame Audiokuren zur Behandlung von Burn-out. ZKM Zeitschrift für Komplementärmedizin, 2009;6:20-25.

Brandes, V.M. Musik auf Rezept – Musikmedizin als Behandlungsoption bei Diagnosen aus dem Spektrum depressiver Krankheitsbilder. CO`MED Fachmagazin für Complementär-Medizin, 2009;10:28-30. 

 

Brandes, V.M. Chronobiological aspects of the effects of music. Music and the Brain, Symposium, (Cleveland Clinic Found.), New York, U.S.A., October 30, 2009.

 

Brandes, V.M., Terris, D., Fischer, C., Schuessler, M., Ottowitz, G., Titscher, G., Fischer, J. E., Thayer, J. F. Receptive music therapy for the treatment of depression. Poster presentation, 20th World Congress on Psychosomatic Medicine (ICPM), Turin, Italy, September 23 – 26,2009; Panminerva Medica 2009 Sep;51(3-1):13.

 

Brandes, V.M. Music as medicine: Incorporating scalable music-based interventions into standard medical practice. In: Brandes, V., Haas, R. (eds.). Music that works: contributions of biology, neurophysiology, psychology, sociology, medicine and musicology. Vienna, New York: Springer; 2009; p.83-104.

 

Brandes, V.M. Music as medicine: Incorporating music into standard hospital care. In: Brandes, V., Haas, R. (eds.) Music that works: contributions of biology, neurophysiology, psychology, sociology, medicine and musicology. Vienna, New York: Springer; 2009; p.329-343.

 

Brandes, V.M., Fischer, C. Individualized music stimulation program proven effective as prevention against burnout syndrome. Poster presentation, EUFEP European Forum for Evidence-based Prevention, Baden, Austria, June 16–18, 2009.

 

Brandes, V.M. Acoustic medicine: effectiveness of a newly developed form of receptive music therapy in the treatment of depression. Music & Medicine, Inaugural Conference of the International Association for Music and Medicine, Limerick, Ireland, June 7, 2009.

 

Composing concertos in the key of Rx. Article by Matthew Gurewitsch, New York Times, March 25, 2009. http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/29/arts/music/29gure.html?_r=2&pagewanted=1&sq=sanoson&st=cse&scp=1
 

 

2008

 

Brandes, V. Effects of receptive music interventions and audio therapies in the treatment of depression, burnout and dysthymia. Lecture, Mozart&Science II Congress, Vienna, Austria, November 17–19, 2008.
        
Brandes, V. Klinisch validierte Audiokuren verbessern HRV und sind wirksam bei Burnout und Depressionen. Lecture, Annual Conference of the Society for Occupational Medicine, Eisenstadt, Austria, September 26, 2008.

 

Brandes, V. New horizons in medicine – innovative therapies. Invited presentation Summer School Alpbach - Health Care & Social System, Alpbach, Austria, August 14–21, 2008.

 

Brandes, V. Auditory stimulation programs designed for hypertension, depression, sleep disorders and hospital stress. Invited presentation, XII World Congress of Music Therapy, Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 23, 2008.

 

Brandes, V.M., Terris, D., Fischer, C., Schuessler, M., Ottowitz, G., Titscher, G., Fischer, J. E., Thayer, J. F. Music programs designed to remedy burnout symptoms show significant effects after five weeks. Poster presentation at Neuroscience and Music III, Montreal, Canada, June 26, 2008.

 

Brandes, V. Special receptive music therapy in the ambulatory treatment of depressive states. First Results of a Longitudinal Study. Poster presentation, Paracelsus Science Get Together, Salzburg, Austria, June 13, 2008.

Brandes, V. Die Wirkung spezieller rezeptiver Musiktherapie auf die Herzfrequenz-variabilität bei Bluthochdruckpatienten. Poster presentation, Paracelsus Science Get Together, Salzburg, Austria, June 13, 2008.

 

Brandes, V. M., Fischer, J. E., Thayer, J. F. The effect of receptive music therapy on heart rate variability in hypertensive patients. Citation poster, American Psychosomatic Society, Baltimore, USA, March 12, 2008. Psychosomatic Medicine, 70(3):A-18-19, Epub 2008 Mar 31.

 

 

2007

 

Brandes, V. Was ist gesichert beim therapeutischen Einsatz von Musik – Einfluss auf die Herzfrequenzvariabilität – erste Ergebnisse bei der Blutdrucksenkung. Invited Lecture. Priener Kardiologie Symposium ’Zukunftsperspektiven bei Therapie und Prävention der Koronaren Herzerkrankung’, Prien, Germany, July 21, 2007.

 

Brandes, V. ’Acoustic Medicine’ – Special audio programs help to reduce stress, anxiety, depression and pain. Poster presentation, International Workshop on the Biology and Genetics of Music, Bologna, Italy, May 21, 2007.

 

Brandes, V. ’Acoustic Medicine’ – Special audio programs help to reduce stress, anxiety, depression and pain. Poster presentation, 15th International Conference on Health Promoting Hospitals, Vienna, Austria, April 12, 2007.

 

 

2006

 

Brandes, V. ’Akustische Medizin’ – Die Entwicklung und Evaluation spezieller Audio-programme für den klinischen Einsatz. Lecture, Mozart&Science Congress, Baden, Austria, October 4, 2006.

 

Brandes, V. Clinical evaluation of the treatment of high blood pressure with receptive music therapy. Presentation, 9th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, Bologna, Italy, August 22, 2006.

 

Brandes, V. The impact of music. Austrian Scientists Advance in the Mapping of the Music Code. 08.07.2006 - Office of Science & Technology, Bridges Vol. 10, June 2006 / Feature Article.

 

Brandes, V. Ermittlung individueller Faktoren zur Optimierung rezeptiv-musik-therapeutischer Interventionen in der Akut- und Rehabilitationsmedizin. OENB Ergebnisbericht, 2006.

 

Brandes, V. Medien im Krankenhaus. Article, Magazine ‘Pflegenetz’, Issue 3/2006.

Brandes, V. Chronobiologie und Schichtdienst. Article, Magazine ‘Pflegenetz’, Issue 1/2006.

 

Brandes, V. Funktionelle Musik zur Therapie essentieller Hypertonie. Musik-, Tanz- und Kunsttherapie, 17. Jg., Heft 2, Hogrefe Verlag Göttingen, 2006.

 

 

2001 – 2005

 

Brandes, V. Die psychologische Morphologie in der Musikwirkungsforschung. (Manuscript)

 

Brandes, V. Musikwirkung unter klinischen Bedingungen – morphologische Wirkungsanalyse. (Manuscript)

 

Brandes, V. Medien als Heilfaktor. Poster presentation, 9. ÖNGK-Konferenz, 2004.

Brandes, V. Das Krankenhaus und Krankenzimmer der Zukunft. Plenum,  bmvit, Kapsch, Fabrik der Zukunft, Leoben, Austria, June 23, 2004.

 

Brandes, V., Doch, T. Lauschen und genesen: Das Radioprogramm für Kliniken und Krankenhäuser. Lecture, in:fusion Congress, Kunst, Musik und Kultur optimieren Therapie und Pflege der Patienten und die Arbeitsbedingungen der Mitarbeitern in Kliniken und Krankenhäusern und inspirieren das Gesundheitsmarketing, Salzburg, Austria, May 18, 2004.

 

Brandes, V. Kunst, Kultur und Medien im Krankenhaus. Congress ‘Kreativtherapie in der Neurorehabilitation bei Patienten nach Schädel-Hirn-Trauma’, Allgemeine Unfallversicherungsanstalt (AUVA), Vienna, Austria, November 22–23, 2003.

 

Brandes, V. saludArt – Eine Vision für die Heilkunst der Zukunft. Series of lectures ’Musik und Medizin’, Wiener Internationale Akademie für Ganzheitsmedizin (GAMED), Vienna, Austria, May 14, 2003.

 

Brandes, V. Ein Konzept zur Zusammenführung von Kunst und Spital. Congress ’Musik in Medizin und Psychotherapie’, Vienna, Austria, January 17–18, 2003.

 

Brandes, V. Eine Initiative zur Verbindung von Kunst und Gesundheit. Presentation of the concept of saludArt, Congress ’Trauma Kreativität’, Salzburg, Austria, October 04, 2002.

 

Brandes, V. Über den Umgang mit hochbegabten Kindern. Contribution in: Indigo-Schulen, Koha Verlag, Burgrain, 2001.

 

 

 
Awards

 

Wissenschaftspreis in Bronze, Paracelsus Medizinische Privatuniversität, Paracelsus Science Get Together, Salzburg, Austria, June 25, 2010.

 

Best Poster (Bronze), EUFEP European Forum for Evidence-based Prevention, Baden, Austria, June 18, 2010

 

Most Innovative and Creative Company und Music and Media, Germany, 1994 (As CEO of veraBra music group)


Podcasts

 

Wellness and Growth: Acoustic Medicine and Music Therapy. Library of Congress, Washington, USA. May, 14, 2010, Host Steve Mencher http://www.loc.gov/podcasts/musicandthebrain/podcast_brandes.html

 

 

 

 

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