Measuring effect of modified individual GIM with traumatised refugees – a pilot study

Bidragets oversatte titel: Effektmåling af modificeret GIM med traumatiserede flygtninge - et pilotstudie

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Traumatised refugees present with a combination of traumatization from war experiences (PTSD) and acculturation difficulties. Individual trauma-modified GIM-sessions is used to create a safe space and symbolize traumatic memories. Different ways to measure effect with traumatised refugees have been used: questionnaries on trauma symptoms, life quality and hope, salivary cortisol as a stress measurement, and qualitative analysis of methaphors and drawings. Experiences and results from an ongoing pilot study will be presented including two case vignettes. Results are limited due to recruitment problems, and problems of getting informed consent from patients. Vulnerability and problems of trust when doing effect studies with the population is discussed together with alternative measurement methods.

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Orth, J.J.; Doorschodt, L.; Verburgt, J.; Drozdek, B. (2004) Sounds of trauma: an Introduction to Methodology in Music Therapy With Traumatized refugees in Clinical and Outpatient Settings. In: Wilson & Drozdek. (Ed.s): Broken Spirits: The Treatment of Traumatised Asylum Seekers , Refugees, War and Torture Victims. Routledge, 2004.

Bidragets oversatte titelEffektmåling af modificeret GIM med traumatiserede flygtninge - et pilotstudie
Antal sider2
StatusUdgivet - 2007
Udgivet eksterntJa

Bibliografisk note

Den 7. Europæiske musikterapikonference, Eindhoven, Holland.