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Improves Mood States and Reduces Burnout Recreational Music-Making: A Cost-Effective Group Interdisciplinary Strategy for Reducing Burnout and Improving Mood States in Long-Term Care Workers

(2003) Bittman MD, Karl T. Bruhn, Christine Stevens, MSW, MT-BC, James Westengard, Paul O Umbach, MA

Advances in Mind-Body Medicine Fall/Winter 2003, Vol. 19 No. 3/4

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Composite Effects of Group Drumming Music Therapy on Modulation of Neuroendocrine-Immune Parameters in Normal Subjects

(2001) Bittman MD, Berk LS,Felten DL,Westengard J,Simonton OD,Pappas J,Ninehouser M

Alternative Ther Health Med 2001: 7:38-47
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Retains Students: Mood Improvement & Burnout Reduction Recreational Music-Making: An Integrative Group Intervention for Reducing Burnout and Improving Mood States in First Year Associate Degree Nursing Students: Insights and Economic Impact

(2004) Barry Bittman MD , Cherie Snyder MSS, Karl T. Bruhn, Fran Liebfried BSN, M.ED, RN Christine K. Stevens MSW, MT-BC, James Westengard BS, Paul O. Umbach MA

International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship: Vol. 1: No. 1, Article 12
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Reverses Stress on the Genomic Level Recreational Music-Making Modulates the Human Stress Response: A Preliminary Individualized Gene Expression Strategy.

(2005) Bittman, B., Berk, L., Shannon, M., Sharaf, M., Westengard, J., Guegler, K.J., and Ruff, D.W.

Medical Science Monitor, February 2005
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