Volume 20, Issue 3 (fall 2009)                   Stud Med Sci 2009, 20(3): 209-214 | Back to browse issues page

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Nanbakhsh F, Zadeh Mohammadi A, Jalili N, Ahmadnejad E. THE EFFECT OF MUSIC IN REDUCING THE PAIN AND STRESS DURING DELIVERY. Stud Med Sci. 2009; 20 (3) :209-214
URL: http://umj.umsu.ac.ir/article-1-495-en.html
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  Received : 18 Feb, 2008 Accepted: 19 Jan, 2009


  Background & Aims : Pregnant ladies always have the stress of the delivery. One of the methods to reduce the stress and pain of pregnant mothers is the body stretch along with music. We have done the following study in order to reduce the stress and pain of delivery.

  Materials & Methods : The study was done on 20 pregnant women. The light melody of iguana dance was selected. The music was played at the active phase of labor. We compared results with Fisher test and T-test.

  Results: The results showed that listening to music reducing the stress and pain of delivery. We considered the stress of delivery there was no obvious difference between the two groups before delivery. The hidden stress and comparison of pain after delivery was compared in both groups after delivery, which showed increase in the control group (P= 0.009) but no significant difference was in the study group (P= 0.002).

  Conclusion: There are different ideas how the music effects the pain centers, through psychological or nerve endings effects. From psychological point of view music has calming down effect through the enhancing, of positive condition, which results in well being and causes release of pain. We suggest that more attention should be paid to patients in gynecology and also other medical wards.

  Keywords: Music therapy, Pain, Stress, Delivery


  Address : Gynecology Department, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran

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  Email: faribanan@yahoo.com


  Source: UMJ 2009: 20(3): 239 ISSN: 1027-3727

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