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Adaptive Music Therapy for Well-being in Older Adults (AMT Trial)

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Recruiting
Led By Kathryn Bolton, BA. hons
Research Sponsored by Toronto Metropolitan University
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
With largely normal or corrected to normal hearing
Be older than 65 years old
Timeline
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up baseline (pretest), 4 weeks (posttest), and 16 weeks (3-month follow-up),
Awards & highlights
No Placebo-Only Group

AMT Trial Summary

This trial will test if a new type of music therapy that uses artificial intelligence, called Pi Speaker, is more effective than traditional music therapy, for promoting positive psychosocial and cognitive outcomes in healthy older adults.

Who is the study for?
This trial is for healthy older adults with good or corrected hearing, no mental health diagnoses, and normal cognitive function (scoring 24+ on the Mini-Mental State Exam). Participants must have access to a computer and internet.Check my eligibility
What is being tested?
The study tests if Pi Electronics' adaptive music intervention improves psychosocial and cognitive functions in older adults compared to traditional music therapy. It's a three-arm randomized controlled trial including pretests, posttests, and follow-ups over four weeks.See study design
What are the potential side effects?
Since this trial involves music interventions, there are no direct physical side effects expected. However, participants may experience varying emotional responses due to the nature of therapeutic music.

AMT Trial Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You may be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
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My hearing is mostly normal or corrected to be normal.

AMT Trial Timeline

Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~baseline (pretest), 4 weeks (posttest), and 16 weeks (3-month follow-up),
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and baseline (pretest), 4 weeks (posttest), and 16 weeks (3-month follow-up), for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Activities of Daily Living: Psychosocial functions of healthy older adults.
Psychosocial Functioning
Emotional processing: Cognitive functions of healthy older adults.
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Awards & Highlights

No Placebo-Only Group
All patients enrolled in this study will receive some form of active treatment.

AMT Trial Design

3Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Active Control
Group I: Adaptive Music Intervention (AM)Experimental Treatment1 Intervention
The intervention will be an adaptive music program, in which participants will listen to music provided by the research team that has been enhanced with frequencies that elicit positive moods using the Pi Electronic Venus speaker for 30 minutes, at least 4 times in a week over 4 weeks.
Group II: Traditional Music Intervention (TM)Active Control1 Intervention
The intervention will be traditional music therapy, in which participants will listen to music provided by the research team that has not been enhanced with frequencies using the Pi Electronic Venus speaker for 30 minutes, at least 4 times in a week over 4 weeks.
Group III: Control GroupActive Control1 Intervention
The control intervention will be an audiobook provided by the research team that participants will listen to using the Pi Electronic Venus speaker for 30 minutes, at least 4 times in a week over 4 weeks.

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Who is running the clinical trial?

Toronto Metropolitan UniversityLead Sponsor
82 Previous Clinical Trials
8,591 Total Patients Enrolled
Ryerson UniversityLead Sponsor
76 Previous Clinical Trials
7,812 Total Patients Enrolled
MitacsIndustry Sponsor
36 Previous Clinical Trials
4,154 Total Patients Enrolled

Media Library

Adaptive Music Intervention Clinical Trial Eligibility Overview. Trial Name: NCT05447312 — N/A
Executive Function Research Study Groups: Traditional Music Intervention (TM), Control Group, Adaptive Music Intervention (AM)
Executive Function Clinical Trial 2023: Adaptive Music Intervention Highlights & Side Effects. Trial Name: NCT05447312 — N/A
Adaptive Music Intervention 2023 Treatment Timeline for Medical Study. Trial Name: NCT05447312 — N/A

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

Are there any slots available for participants in this experiment?

"Currently, this particular medical study is not accepting new patients as its last update was on August 31st 2022. However, there are plenty of other clinical trials that are recruiting with 1,502 presently seeking participants."

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Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
Ontario
How old are they?
18 - 65
What site did they apply to?
Ryerson University (renamed: Toronto Metropolitan University)
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Met criteria

Why did patients apply to this trial?

I like to try new things and help out wherever I can.
PatientReceived no prior treatments
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~27 spots leftby Oct 2024