Hanne Mette Ridder: "The Therapeutic Use of Music in Dementia Care”

  • Date: –17:00
  • Location: Blåsenhus - Betty Pettersson Hall (14:031)
  • Organiser: Department of Psychology
  • Contact person: Patrik Juslin
  • Seminarium

The Open Seminar in Music Psychology

Prof. Hanne Mette Ridder, Aalborg University: "The therapeutic use of music in dementia care”

For persons with dementia, music plays a role in meaning-making, affect regulation, and social engagement; and music therapy shows decreases in neuropsychiatric symptoms. Music may be integrated in person-attuned interactions in therapy, as well as in everyday activities and care. In this presentation, insights from clinical practice and latest research are provided.