Middel 4 heads

Project output & more


Project publications


Schneider, J., Ablewhite, J., Bloska, J., Gold, C., Orrell, M., Dowson, B., McArdle, C., Tooth, H., Trevers, S., Narippatta, S.M., Fan, Y., Wake, J.D., Peach, A., Duckworth, B., & Sveinsdottir, V. (2024).
Music in care home settings: Guidelines for implementation and evaluation based on the Music Interventions for Depression and Dementia in ELderly Care (MIDDEL) study in the UK.
Journal of Long-Term Care, pp. 252–262. > link       OPEN ACCESS


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