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Listening to Mozart helps tame epilepsy

Key clinical point: Patients with epilepsy experience marked reductions in seizure frequency and interictal epileptiform discharges by listening to Mozart’s music.

Major finding: Listening to Mozart’s piano sonatas resulted in an average reduction in epileptic seizures of 31%-66%.

Study details: This meta-analysis included 12 published studies of the so-called Mozart Effect in patients with epilepsy.

Disclosures: The presenter reported having no financial conflicts regarding his meta-analysis.


Sesso G. ECNP 2020.