In the not-so-recent past, when someone wanted to buy art, they had to walk into a gallery in a major city. Gold et al. 58 studying the dose-response relationship in music therapy have shown that dosage was a highly significant predictor, with the number of sessions explaining 73{665e5bb4999eb4b63bc5cf86855959e213eef9597fcb7384ae9a16de7fc2db97} of the variance in effects on depressive symptoms; whereas design and disorder showed no relation to the effect size. This finding implies that more number of sessions of music therapy is required to treat depressive symptoms irrespective of the underlying disorder. 24. ^ For example, if elderly people lived in a retirement home, a standard daily routine or common everyday activities were seen as usual or regular treatment. If, on the other hand, a resting period (e.g., Chan et al., 2012 ) was carried out simultaneously, this was interpreted as an (non-music”) alternative. NOTE: The 1960s is generally seen as the decade … Read the rest