Exploring the relationship between music engagement and music function with emotion and psychological well-being
Keywords:Music, music engagement, music function music emotion, and psychological Well Being
AbstractThis study examined the relationship between music engagement, music function, music emotion, and psychological Well Being. A sample of 60 young adults (18-30years, M = 22.7 years) completed measures of the above constructs and data were analysed via correlations. Significant correlations were found between music engagement and emotion of the individuals; music engagement and psychological wellbeing; Music function and emotion of an individual; music function and music engagement but a negative correlation between music function and psychological wellbeing. The findings also show a significant positive correlation among the different variables and there dimensions. Music listening mainly served as a ‘source of pleasure and enjoyment’ and which ‘calms, motivates, or reminds of past events’. Based on the findings, psychological benefits of music and music therapy has been discussed.
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Mr. Ashutosh Upadhyay, & Ms. Shalini Mittal. (2022). Exploring the relationship between music engagement and music function with emotion and psychological well-being. International Journal of Indian Psychȯlogy, 7(4). https://doi.org/ 10.25215/0704.057
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