“Help! I Need Somebody”: Music as a Global Resource for Obtaining Wellbeing Goals in Times of Crisis

Title“Help! I Need Somebody”: Music as a Global Resource for Obtaining Wellbeing Goals in Times of Crisis
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2021
AuthorsGranot R, Spitz DH, Cherki BR, Loui P, Timmers R, Schaefer RS, Vuoskoski JK, Cárdenas-Soler R-N, Soares-Quadros JF, Li S, Lega C, La Rocca S, Martínez ICecilia, Tanco M, Marchiano M, Martínez-Castilla P, Pérez-Acosta G, Martínez-Ezquerro JDarío, Gutiérrez-Blasco IM, Jiménez-Dabdoub L, Coers M, Treider JMelvin, Greenberg DM, Israel S
JournalFrontiers in Psychology
Volume12
Pagination1038
ISSN1664-1078
Abstract

{Music can reduce stress and anxiety, enhance positive mood, and facilitate social bonding. However, little is known about the role of music and related personal or cultural (individualistic vs. collectivistic) variables in maintaining wellbeing during times of stress and social isolation as imposed by the COVID-19 crisis. In an online questionnaire, administered in 11 countries (Argentina, Brazil, China, Colombia, Italy, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, the UK, and USA

URLhttps://www.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.648013
DOI10.3389/fpsyg.2021.648013