Medical Problems of Performing Artists

Effect of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation on Neurorehabilitation of Task-Specific Dystonia: A Double-Blind, Randomized Clinical Trial
Medical Problems of Performing Artists (2015) Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. np

Task-specific focal hand dystonia can disable affected individuals. Although neurorehabilitation techniques such as sensory motor retuning can result in complete recovery in some patients, it requires many months of treatment. Combining transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) with neurorehabilitation is a ...

Virtual Reality Exposure Training for Musicians: Its Effect on Performance Anxiety and Quality
Medical Problems of Performing Artists (2015) Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. np

Music performance anxiety affects numerous musicians, with many of them reporting impairment of performance due to this problem. This exploratory study investigated the effects of virtual reality exposure training on students with music performance anxiety. Seventeen music students were randomly ...


Medical Problems of Performing Artists is the first clinical medical journal devoted to the etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of medical and psychological disorders related to the performing arts. Original peer-reviewed research papers cover topics including neurologic disorders, musculoskeletal conditions, voice and hearing disorders, anxieties, stress, substance abuse, and other health issues related to actors, dancers, singers, musicians, and other performers.

Publisher Science & Medicine, Inc.
ISSN (Print) 0885-1158
Indexed 571 articles

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