DOI: 10.14704/nq.2018.16.5.1431

Emotional Inhibitory Effect of Music Therapy on Anxiety Neurosis Based on Neural Content Analysis in Hippocampus

Rong Chen


With the development of society, the incidence of Anxiety Neurosis has increased year by year, which has aroused widespread concern in the medical community. The current therapeutic treatment mainly relies on anti-anxiety drugs, but drug resistance, addiction and adverse reactions engendered have caused many problems and inconveniences to patients, thus music therapy is gradually recognized as a safe and economical non-drug treatment that can assist in the treatment of Anxiety Neurosis. With the rat models of chronic anxiety as the research object, this study focuses on the anti-anxiety effect of music therapy with 40 rats divided into groups, extracts two important neurotransmitters, Glu(glutamic acid) and GABA(aminobutyric acid), from the rat hippocampus to go deeply into the changes in their contents, and further explores the physiological mechanism of emotional inhibition of music therapy on Anxiety Neurosis, laying a foundation for the application of music therapy in the treatment of Anxiety Neurosis. The results show that music therapy can alleviate the anxiety-induced inhibition of weight increase in rats, anxiety symptoms can be improved to some degree by adjusting the ratio of Glu/GABA, and thus the emotions of Anxiety Neurosis can be inhibited to a certain extent.


Music therapy; Anxiety Neurosis; Hippocampal neurons; Neurotransmitters

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