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Table 1 Benefits of music therapy for the neurodegenerative diseases

From: Music therapy in Huntington’s disease: a protocol for a multi-center randomized controlled trial

Benefits Reference Population
Improving and regulating emotional wellbeing [13, 31] Dementia, Huntington
Increasing social response [13, 31] Dementia, Huntington
Decreasing agitation [13] Dementia
Recalling life experiences [14, 15, 31] Dementia, Huntington
(re)establishing contact [14, 15, 31] Dementia, Huntington
Improving communication skills [11, 12, 16, 31] Dementia, Parkinson, Huntington, multiple disabilities
Reducing behavior and psychological symptoms [1720, 31] Dementia
Improving gait [9] Parkinson