oru.sePublikasjoner
Endre søk
RefereraExporteraLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Referera
Referensformat
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Annet format
Fler format
Språk
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Annet språk
Fler språk
Utmatningsformat
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Musical engagement and subjective wellbeing amongst men in the third age
Örebro universitet, Musikhögskolan. (ACCLAIM (Aesthetics, Culture and Media))
Örebro universitet, Musikhögskolan. (ACCLAIM (Aesthetics, Culture and Media))ORCID-id: 0000-0002-9067-9496
2020 (engelsk)Inngår i: Nordisk tidskrift for musikkterapi - Nordic Journal of Music Therapy, ISSN 0803-9828, Vol. 29, nr 1, s. 20-38Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert) Published
Abstract [en]

Introduction: This article explores the wellbeing benefits of musical engagement for men in the third age. Older men face specific health challenges such as loneliness, isolation and a heightened risk for suicide, tied to gendered norms around emotional control, and a reluctance to seek professional help. There is substantial evidence of the positive health and wellbeing outcomes from older people’s engagement in music, but no studies on older men, music and wellbeing.

Methods: Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 15 Swedish men aged 66–76, with different demographic backgrounds and engagement with music. Interviews were analysed using qualitative thematic analysis.

Results: Analysis resulted in four themes: “emotions and embodiment”, “adjusting to growing older”, “developing and maintaining friendships” and “maintaining contact as a caregiver”. Regardless of musical genre or whether singing, playing, dancing or listening to music, the men used music to come into contact with their bodies and emotions, as well as improving relationships and social contacts. In particular, men as caregivers to sick partners benefited from sharing music with their partner, thus improving the quality of the relationship.

Discussion: This study shows that engagement with music fills deep psychological and social/emotional needs for the participants, in both “being” with the music and “doing” musical activities, where also talking about music is highlighted as an important part of the musical engagement. The results have implications for the field of music therapy, in that it foregrounds music therapists’ potentially important role in developing opportunities for older men to engage with music.

sted, utgiver, år, opplag, sider
Taylor & Francis, 2020. Vol. 29, nr 1, s. 20-38
Emneord [en]
Men, ageing, wellbeing, music, emotions, masculinity
HSV kategori
Forskningsprogram
Musikvetenskap; Genusvetenskap; Psykologi
Identifikatorer
URN: urn:nbn:se:oru:diva-75777DOI: 10.1080/08098131.2019.1646791ISI: 000480950000001Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-85070917599OAI: oai:DiVA.org:oru-75777DiVA, id: diva2:1343040
Prosjekter
Äldre män, musik och hälsaTilgjengelig fra: 2019-08-15 Laget: 2019-08-15 Sist oppdatert: 2020-01-13

Open Access i DiVA

Musical engagement and subjective wellbeing amongst men in the third age(1766 kB)153 nedlastinger
Filinformasjon
Fil FULLTEXT01.pdfFilstørrelse 1766 kBChecksum SHA-512
9b384393a0beb644d988db2e801f55dfa14305ec4ebdb00ab28cefc69c9a51f1676160a6f1fdfdb8ef64eb1038fca43a34fef337d21664f8516f1943534bed0e
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

Andre lenker

Forlagets fulltekstScopus

Personposter BETA

Lindblad, Katarinade Boise, Sam

Søk i DiVA

Av forfatter/redaktør
Lindblad, Katarinade Boise, Sam
Av organisasjonen
I samme tidsskrift
Nordisk tidskrift for musikkterapi - Nordic Journal of Music Therapy

Søk utenfor DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Totalt: 153 nedlastinger
Antall nedlastinger er summen av alle nedlastinger av alle fulltekster. Det kan for eksempel være tidligere versjoner som er ikke lenger tilgjengelige

doi
urn-nbn

Altmetric

doi
urn-nbn
Totalt: 359 treff
RefereraExporteraLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Referera
Referensformat
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Annet format
Fler format
Språk
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Annet språk
Fler språk
Utmatningsformat
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf