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Effectiveness of ?Instrumental Music? on Feeling of Wellbeing among Patient Undergoing Chemotherapy in Tertiary Care Hospital, Karad

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.6, No. 7)

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Page : 2012-2015

Keywords : Instrumental Music; chemotherapy patients; Feeling of well being;

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This research aimed to determine the effect of instrumental music on feeling of well being of cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. Cancer disrupts physical and emotional well-being and results in range of negative emotions. Music therapy is an effective form of supportive cancer care for patients during the treatment process to improve physical and emotional well-being. An evaluative research approach, and quasiexperiment design was used for the study. The sample consists 30 patients each in control and experimental group. The data was collected by structured questionnaire. Experiment group received music therapy along with chemotherapy for once at the time for 1 hour. RESULT shows for pretest in control group mean 45.66 and experiment group mean 46.63, Mean difference was 0.97, t value is 0.27 and p value is 0.79 this indicate that it is not significant. The posttest reveals in control group mean 42.93 and experiment group mean 53.50, Mean difference is 10.57, t value is 3.93 and p value is 0.0002 this indicate that it is highly significant so insrumental music is supportive treatment to promote wellness, improve physical and emotional well-being and the quality of life.

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