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Music Performance Anxiety: Perceived Causes, coping strategies and clinical profile of brasilian and australian musicians

Grant number: 15/00097-0
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): August 01, 2015
Effective date (End): July 31, 2017
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Medicine - Psychiatry
Principal Investigator:Flávia de Lima Osório
Grantee:Ana Beatriz Burin Saraiva
Host Institution: Hospital das Clínicas da Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto da USP (HCMRP). Secretaria da Saúde (São Paulo - Estado). Ribeirão Preto , SP, Brazil


The anxiety of musical performance (APM) is understood as a subtype of social anxiety disorder and is characterized by the presence of fears related to musical performance which generally entail losses in their professional lives. There is a variation of range of symptoms between normal stress of feeling the profession the symptoms of more serious and harmful anxiety, including panic sensations next. The literature suggests that the etiology of APM involves both physiological and psychological aspects. Other aspects such as APM causes perceived by musicians, coping strategies and cultural variables seem important to build a detailed picture of APM. This project's main objective is to describe the clinical profile and aspects related to prevalence, perceived causes and Musical Performance Anxiety coping strategies (APM) in a sample of Brazilian musicians amateurs and professionals and compare with a sample of orchestral professional musicians Australians. For this, self-assessment tools will be used a sample of 100 musicians (amateur and professional) and 377 Brazilian musicians (professional) Australians. The data will be analyzed by direct statistical program, depending on the presence / absence of social anxiety and sociodemographic variables and specific professional. It will adopt the significance level p <0.05.

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Scientific publications
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BURIN, ANA BEATRIZ; OSORIO, FLAVIA L.. Music performance anxiety: a critical review of etiological aspects, perceived causes, coping strategies and treatment. ARCHIVES OF CLINICAL PSYCHIATRY, v. 44, n. 5, p. 127-133, . (15/00097-0)
BURIN, ANA BEATRIZ; OSORIO, FLAVIA DE LIMA. Interventions for music performance anxiety: results from a systematic literature review. ARCHIVES OF CLINICAL PSYCHIATRY, v. 43, n. 5, p. 116-131, . (15/00097-0)
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SARAIVA, Ana Beatriz Burin. Musical performance anxiety: perceived causes, coping strategies and clinical profile of Brazilian and Australian musicians. 2018. Master's Dissertation - Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto (PCARP/BC) Ribeirão Preto.

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