Music Reliefs Stress & Anxiety during COVID 19 Pandemic

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Jashia Mozib Porshi

Abstract

Fighting against anxiety caused by COVID 19 pandemic is inevitable to mental health programs in every country amid this pandemic circumstance. A 2019 study found that music encourages the release of dopamine in the synapses of the brain. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that plays an important role in our cognitive, emotional and behavioral functioning known as the “happy hormone”. It helps create the feeling of pleasure. Whilewe have long known that music improves mood, there’s increasing evidence that it can also contribute to mental & physical health. Being COVID 19 front line warriors, Doctors and police personnel go through exhausting work schedules stretching up to 12 hours or more a day and many of them are finding music therapy a tool to ease their stress levels. When the body is stressed, it may feel tense & tight that may require music therapy helping to facilitate relaxation to reduce anxiety.

Keywords:
Music, music therapy, anxiety, stress, COVID 19, types of music.

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How to Cite
Porshi, J. M. (2020). Music Reliefs Stress & Anxiety during COVID 19 Pandemic. Asian Research Journal of Arts & Social Sciences, 11(4), 38-42. https://doi.org/10.9734/arjass/2020/v11i430178
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Review Article

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