Middel 4 heads

Project output & more


Project publications


Baker, F. A., Lee, Y.-E. C., Sousa, T. V., Stretton-Smith, P. A., Tamplin, J., Sveinsdottir, V., Geretsegger, M., Wake, J. D., Assmus, J., & Gold, C. (2022).
Clinical effectiveness of music interventions for dementia and depression in elderly care (MIDDEL): Australian cohort of an international pragmatic cluster-randomised controlled trial.
The Lancet Healthy Longevity, 3(3), e153-e165. > link       OPEN ACCESS

Lee, Y.-E. C., Sousa, T. V., Stretton-Smith, P. A., Gold, C., Geretsegger, M., & Baker, F. A. (2022). 
Demographic and clinical profile of residents living with dementia and depressive symptoms in Australian private residential aged care: Data from the Music Interventions for Dementia and Depression in Elderly care (MIDDEL) cluster-randomised controlled trial.
Australasian Journal of Ageing, 1-10. > link     OPEN ACCESS

Lee, Y.-E. C., Stretton-Smith, P. A., Tamplin, J., Sousa, T. V., & Baker, F. A. (2022). 
Therapeutic music interventions with people with dementia living in residential aged care: Perspectives of residents, family members and care home staff from a cluster randomised controlled trial.
International Journal of Older People Nursing, 17, e12445. > link

Rasing, N. L., Janus, S., Kreutz, G., Sveinsdottir, V., Gold, C., Nater, U. M., & Zuidema, S. U. (2022).
The impact of music on stress biomarkers: Protocol of a substudy of the cluster-randomized controlled trial Music Interventions for Dementia and Depression in ELderly Care (MIDDEL). 
Brain Sciences, 12(4), 485. > link     OPEN ACCESS


Janus, S. I. M., Vink, A. C., Ridder, H. M., Geretsegger, M., Stige, B., Gold, C., & Zuidema, S. U. (2021).
Developing consensus description of group music therapy characteristics for persons with dementia.
Nordic Journal of Music Therapy, 30(1), 24-40. > link     OPEN ACCESS


Baker, F. A., Stretton-Smith, P., Sousa, T. V., Clark, I., Cotton, A., Gold, C., & Lee, Y. C. (2020).
Resource assessment in trials undertaken in residential care homes: Experiences from the Australian MIDDEL cluster randomised controlled trial research team.
Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications, 20, 100675. > link     OPEN ACCESS


Baker, F. , Tamplin, J. , Clark, I. N. , Lee, Y. C. , Geretsegger, M. , & Gold, C. (2019).
Treatment fidelity in a music therapy multi-site cluster randomized controlled trial for people living with dementia: The MIDDEL project intervention fidelity protocol.
Journal of Music Therapy, 56(2), 125–148. > link



Gold, C. , Eickholt, J. , Assmus, J. , Stige, B. , Wake, J. D. , Baker, F. A. , Tamplin, J. , Clark, I. , Lee, Y. E. C. , Jacobsen, S. L. , Ridder, H. M. O. , Kreutz, G. , Muthesius, D. , Wosch, T. , Ceccato, E. , Raglio, A. , Ruggeri, M. , Vink, A. , Zuidema, S. , Odell-Miller, H. , & Geretsegger, M. (2019).
Music Interventions for Dementia and Depression in ELderly care (MIDDEL): Protocol and statistical analysis plan for a multinational cluster-randomised trial.
BMJ Open, 9(3), e023436. > link     OPEN ACCESS

Further relevant literature by project partners


Uçaner Çifdalöz, B. (2020).
Music therapy in Turkey: Historical background and current perspectives on dementia and end-of-life care.
Approaches: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Music Therapy, 1-9. > link     OPEN ACCESS