Katie Rose Mahon Sanfilippo

Katie Rose Mahon Sanfilippo
City, University of London · Centre for Healthcare Innovation Research

PhD

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Introduction
Published in theoretical and experimental work, with significant expertise in interdisciplinary collaboration. Highly experienced in international project management and public engagement, as well as research design and analysis in qualitative and quantitative methods. Has experience in course development and grant writing.
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January 2016 - February 2019
Goldsmiths, University of London
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  • PhD Student

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Publications (20)
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Background. Established in the middle of the 19th century, music psychology has grown exponentially as a discipline, establishing programs, labs, and journals covering different research interests, geographical areas, and research groups. This interest in music psychology has led to the creation of three prominent journals, Psychology of Music in 1...
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Background The ability to decode emotion through facial expressions and vocalisations are important tools in the mother-infant relationship. This ability may be affected by biological and environmental changes during pregnancy. Yet, little is known about how auditory perception might be different during pregnancy and after birth in humans. Music, a...
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Background: Perinatal mental health problems affect up to one in five women worldwide. Mental health problems in the perinatal period are a particular challenge in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) where they can be at least twice as frequent as in higher-income countries. It is thus of high priority to develop new low-cost, low-resource, n...
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Adults listen to music for an average of 18 hours a week (with some people reaching more than double that). With rapidly changing technology, music collections have become overwhelmingly digital ushering in changes in listening habits, especially when it comes to listening on personal devices. By using interactive visualizations, descriptive analys...
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Research on choirs and other forms of group singing has been conducted for several decades and there has been a recent focus on the potential health and well-being benefits, particularly in amateur singers. Experimental, quantitative, and qualitative studies show evidence of a range of biopsychosocial and well-being benefits to singers; however, th...
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In concluding Collaborative Insights: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Musical Care throughout the Life Course, the Synthesis identifies the ebb and flow of the place of musical care throughout the life course. The Synthesis brings together the ideas presented throughout the book. These ideas include areas of outcome, context, focus of care, and m...
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Arts in Health initiatives and interventions to support health have emerged from and been applied to mainly WEIRD (Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich and Democratic) contexts. This overlooks the rich cultural traditions that exist across the globe, where community groups often make prolific use of participatory song and dance as a part of cere...
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There is strong evidence that engaging with music can improve our health and well-being. Music-based interventions, approaches and practices, such as group music-making (singing or playing musical instruments), listening to music and music therapy, have all been shown to reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety. Although the existing literature ne...
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Objectives Examine the feasibility of a Community Health Intervention through Musical Engagement (CHIME) in The Gambia to reduce common mental disorder (CMD) symptoms in pregnant women. Design Feasibility trial testing a randomised stepped-wedge cluster design. Setting Four local antenatal clinics. Participants Women who were 14–24 weeks pregnan...
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Music psychology has grown drastically since being established in the middle of the 19th century. However, until now, no large-scale computational bibliometric analysis of the scientific literature in music psychology has been carried out. This study aims to analyze all published literature from the journals Psychology of Music, Music Perception, a...
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Background and Aim The ability to decode emotion through facial expressions and vocalizations are important tools in human survival and social interaction. Biological and environmental changes occurring during pregnancy may change a woman’s perception of affective communication, especially signals from an infant. Most of what we know on auditory pe...
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Background Stress, anxiety and depression in pregnancy affects not only the mother but can also have long-term adverse effects on her child. Mental health problems in the perinatal period are a particular challenge in low and middle-income countries (LMICs) where they can be at least twice as frequent as in higher income countries. Measuring and d...
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Background Perinatal mental health problems affect up to 1 in 5 women worldwide. Stress, anxiety and depression in pregnancy affects not only the mother but can also have long-term adverse effects on her child. Mental health problems in the perinatal period are a particular challenge in low and middle-income countries (LMICs) where they can be at...
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Background Antenatal depression and anxiety happen in about 10-15% of mothers. There have been numerous studies that have shown that maternal mental health can have a dramatic impact on not only the mother but also her developing infant. A previous small pilot study, using music specifically composed for pregnant women, showed that listening to t...
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Music has the ability to create social bonds and unify communities. Previous research has attributed this effect to the synchronization of movement between individuals, mediated by the release of endorphins. However, improvisation may also be an important contributor to this social bonding effect. Group improvisation involves creativity and communi...

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