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Tomatis Effect Research: Depression

This page summarises various research that has been undertaken by Tomatis and his successors in regards to alleviating depression.

Botes: depression

In 1979, Caterina Botes undertook an in-depth study of three patients diagnosed with dysthymic disorder (neurotic depression). After the therapy, all three subjects exhibited a reduction in their depression and an improvement in their self-concept and interpersonal relations.


Botes, C.E. (1979). Die gebruik van Oudiopsigofonologie Se opleiding by drie neuroties­depressiewe kliinte - ‘n dieptestudie. Ongepubliseerde M.-graad-skripsie, Potchefstroom Universiteit vir CHO: Potchefstroom.