Mars Rising: Music Therapy and the Increasing Presence of Fathers in the NICU

John F. Mondanaro, Mark Ettenberger, Laurie Park

Abstract


Fathers of premature infants have been primarily marginalized caregivers up until the last 20 years, but change in both the societal definition and expectation of fathers as well as tremendous evolution in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and neonatal care toward integrative practice inclusive of music therapy has rendered a unique time in history. Fathers, now viewed as integral to optimal parenting and outcomes, are well matched to the unique therapeutic offering of music therapy. In this article, three music psychotherapists have provided literature review across the helping professions as well as case studies to bring the complex role of NICU fathers into much greater salience.

Keywords: NICU, Fathers, Music Therapy

Spanish

Musicoterapia y la creciente de la presencia de los Padres en las Unidades de Cuidados Intensivos Neonatales

Resumen:

Los padres de infantes prematuros han sido primeramente marginalizados como cuidadores hasta los últimos 20 años, pero el cambio en la definición de la sociedad y en las expectativas de los padres, así como también la tremenda evolución de las Unidades de Cuidados Intensivos Neonatales (UCIN)  y del cuidado neonatal que como práctica integrativa incluye a la musicoterapia ha alcanzado un momento único en la historia.  Los padres, ahora vistos como parte integral de los resultados óptimos de crianza, se emparejan bien con la propuesta terapéutica única que brinda la musicoterapia. En este artículo, tres músico-psicoterapeutas proveen una revisión de la literatura a través de profesiones de asistencia así como estudios de casos para mostrar, con mayor predominancia,  el complejo rol de los padres en UCIN.

Palabras clave: UCIN, Padres, Musicoterapia


German

Musiktherapie und die zunehmende Präsenz der Väter in der NICU

Abstract: Väter frühgeborener Kinder wurden bis in die Zeit vor 20 Jahren vorwiegend als Versorger an den Rand gedrängt, aber sowohl die soziale Definition und die Erwartungen der Väter als auch die gewaltige Evolution in der neonatologischen Intensivstation (NICU) und die neonatale Versorgung in Richtung auf integrative Praxis einschließlich Musiktherapie, hat sich in einzigartiger historischer Weise geändert. Väter werden nun als integraler Bestandteil optimaler elterlicher Ergebnisse angesehen, sie werden  in das einzigartige musiktherapeutische Angebot  einbezogen. In diesem Artikel geben  drei Musikpsychotherapeuten  eine Literaturübersicht der gesamten helfenden Berufe und Fallstudien, um die größere Bedeutung der komplexen Rolle der NICU-Väter zu verdeutlichen.

Keywords: NICU, Väter, Musiktherapie


Italian

Musicoterapia e la Crescente Presenza  dei Padri nella NICU Terapia Intensiva Neonatale

Negli ultimi 20 anni I Padri di neonati prematuri sono stati esclusi dall’aiuto sanitario dei propri figli, ma il cambio della definizione sociale, delle aspettative dei padri ed anche la tremenda evoluzione nell’ Unitá di Teapia Itensiva Neonatale e la cura neonatale verso una pratica integrativa della musicoterapia rappresenta un tempo unico nella storia. I padri ora sono visti come parte integrante dei risultati ottimali dell’ opera dei genitori, sono ben combinati con la terapia offerta dalla musicoterapia. In questo articolo tre psicoterapisti musicoterapeuti hanno fornito una revisione della letteratura attraverso le professioni d’aiuto ed anche studi per portare il complesso ruolo dei padri nella NICU in maggior rilievo


Japanese

マルスの上昇:音楽療法とNICUにおける父親参加の増加

要旨:

過去20年間、音楽療法を含む包括的な臨床に向けての新生児集中治療室(NICU) と新生児ケアの大きな進化のみでなく、かつてケアギバーとして軽視されていた新生児の父親達への社会的定義と期待は変化し、歴史上類を見ない時間となった。父親は最適な子育てに不可欠と考えられ、音楽療法の独特な療法的提供とよく調和する。本論文では、3人の音楽心理療法士が、NICUにおける父親達の複雑な役割のより大きな要点を提起するために、広範囲に専門家の役に立つ事例研究と文献調査を提供している。

キーワード:NICU, 父親、音楽療法

 



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