Under investigation were 25 men and women at the age of 50 – 70 years with a beginning arteriosclerotic encephalopathy.
The patients were treated with both relaxing and activating Medical Resonance Therapy Music®. There were 10 treatments in total, each treatment lasting from 10 to 30 minutes. Starting with a habituation phase of 10 minutes the treatment was expanded step by step up to 30 minutes. During the first three treatments relaxing MRT-Music® was given, in the following four treatments the patients received activating MRT-Music; during the last three treatments they received in the first 10 minutes relaxing and in the following 20 minutes activating MRT-Music®.
During the whole time of treatment with Medical Resonance Therapy Music® the patients did not receive any medication effecting the central nervous system.
Many of the patients reported of an intensive stimulation of their imagination and experienced during listening to the music for instance “a forest”, “a lake”, “flowing water”, “sun light” and many other experiences.