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General Music Therapy Information

www.musictherapy.org
www.wramta.org
www.cbmt.org

Music Therapy and Geriatrics and Dementia Disorders

Music Therapy in Geriatric Care
https://www.mtabc.com/what-is-music-therapy/how-does-music-therapy-work/geriatrics/

Music Therapy in Alzheimer and Dementia Care
https://www.mtabc.com/what-is-music-therapy/how-does-music-therapy-work/alzheimers-disease/

Music Therapy and Alzheimer’s Disease.
https://www.musictherapy.org/assets/1/7/MT_Alzheimers_2006.pdf

D. Aldridge, “Alzheimer’s disease: rhythm, timing and music as therapy.”
Biomedical Pharmacotherapy, vol. 48, no. 7, pp. 275-81, 1994.

Brotons, Melissa, Koger, Susan M., Pickett-Cooper, Patty, “Music and Dementias: A Review of Literature”, Journal of Music Therapy, 34 (4), 1997, 204-245.

Music Therapy in Dementia Care
https://www.mtabc.com/what-is-music-therapy/how-does-music-therapy-work/dementia-care/

Lessen Effects of Dementia
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/musicinstinct/blog/cognition/how-music-can-reach-the-silenced-brain/31/

Music Therapy in Dementia Treatment—Recollection Through Sound
https://www.todaysgeriatricmedicine.com/news/story1.shtml

Music’s Effect on Alzheimer’s
http://www.careliving.org/tomaino-music-therapy-oliver-sacks/

Music Therapy and Parkinson’s Disease

Increase motor function in people with Parkinson’s
http://www.themiamihurricane.com/2013/02/07/music-therapy-helps-tackle-parkinsons/

Clair, A. A., Lyons, K., & Hamburg, J. (2012). A feasibility study of the effects of music and movement on physical function, quality of life, depression, and anxiety in patients with Parkinson disease. Music and Medicine, 4 (1), 49-55.

Marwick, Charles. (1996). “Leaving concert hall for clinic, therapists now test music’s charms.” Journal of American Medical Association, 275:4 267-8.

Music Therapy and Medicine

Music Therapy and Medicine
https://www.musictherapy.org/assets/1/7/MT_Medicine_2006.pdf

Marwick, Charles. (1996). “Leaving concert hall for clinic, therapists now test music’s charms.” Journal of American Medical Association,
275:4 267-8.

Laird, R & Beattie, S. (1989), “Rx: Elvis,” RN, 52: 44-47.

Aldridge, David. Music Therapy Research and Practice in Medicine from Out of the Silence. Jessica Kinglsey, 1996.

Music Therapy & Medicine: A Dynamic Partnership. Dr. Deforia Lane
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGnWyS2Y4r8

How Music Therapy Can Lift Body and Soul for Patients
https://abcnews.go.com/Health/music-therapy-lift-body-soul-patients/story?id=40279975

Music Therapy Healing Local Children One Song at a Time
https://www.kxnet.com/good-day-dakota/music-therapy-healing-local-children-one-song-at-a-time/

Healing Through Music
https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/healing-through-music-201511058556

Music Therapy Improves Symptoms of COPD
https://www.newsmax.com/Health/Health-News/music-therapy-COPD-symptoms/2015/12/28/id/707323/

Before My Song Died, Music Mattered More Than Medicine
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/when-music-mattered-more-to-my-son_b_9306650?guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cubXVzaWN0aGVyYXB5Lm9yZy9ldmVudHMvbWVkaWEv&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAAN0N1SfZ5LPysul9xBsVcNJ1jJhfyUcePCjuvXJ-SBz3daTg9dsTQal2W0hDjplD5PmLe53sWuBK7mWBNtMi2vNGmE7abxIgq1GmdQgj0SjCyQgdbqI7Aof9q_3eaFQLi8l9G5DnAHMfLZshr6VEGScfu9_34czKu_1MinyqZ9do

Music Therapy and Cancer

When Music is Medicine for Kids Coping with Cancer.
https://www.pbs.org/newshour/arts/when-music-is-medicine-for-kids-coping-with-cancer

Music Therapy Comforts Cancer Patients.
https://utswmed.org/medblog/music-therapy-cancer/

Music Therapy and Brain Injury

Music Therapy and Brain Injury.
https://www.mtabc.com/what-is-music-therapy/how-does-music-therapy-work/brain-injury/

Healing Through Music. American Stroke Association-November 30, 2018. https://www.stroke.org/en/about-stroke/effects-of-stroke/physical-effects-of-stroke/healing/healing-through-music

Brain injury.
http://abcnews.go.com/Health/w_MindBodyNews/gabby-giffords-finding-voice-music-therapy/story?id=14903987

Bradt, J., Magee, W.L., Dileo, C., Wheeler, B.L., & McGilloway, E. (2010). Music therapy for acquired brain injury. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2010(7), doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD006787.pub2.

Spaulding Rehab Hospital Uses Music To Treat Brain Injuries.
https://boston.cbslocal.com/2016/02/24/spaulding-rehab-hospital-music-opioid-brain-injury/

Doctors Now Prescribing Music Therapy for Heart Ailments, Brain Dysfunction, Learning Disabilities, Depression, PTSD, Alzheimer’s, Childhood Development and More.
https://www.didgeproject.com/therapeutics/doctors-now-prescribing-music-for-heart-ailments-brain-dysfunction-learning-disabilities-depression-ptsd-alzheimers-and-more/

Gabby Giffords Finds Voice Through Music Therapy Pt 1/3
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tqi7btgt_fw

Gabby Giffords Finds Voice Through Music Therapy Pt 2/3
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tiJ9X_wLSWM

Gabby Giffords Finds Voice Through Music Therapy Pt 3/3
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DfUKOBlZXdw

Music Therapy and Pain

Music Therapy and Music-Based Interventions in the Treatment and Management of Pain: Selected References and Key Findings
https://www.musictherapy.org/assets/1/7/MT_Pain_2010.pdf

Reduce pain
http://www.cleveland.com/healthfit/index.ssf/2011/01/music_therapy_eases_patients_p.html

Music Therapy and Maternity and NICU

Music Therapy and Rehabilitation

Music Therapy and PTSD

Music Therapy in Hospice and Palliative Care

Music Therapy and Palliative Care
https://www.mtabc.com/what-is-music-therapy/how-does-music-therapy-work/palliative-care/

Bradt, J, Dileo, C. Music Therapy for End-of-Life Care. The Arts and Quality of Life Research Center, Boyer College of Music and Dance, Temple University, Presser Hall, 2001 North 13 Street, Philadelphia, USA.

Hilliard, R.E. (2005). Music therapy in hospice and palliative care: a review of empirical data. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2(2), 173-178.

Music Therapist Creates Emotional Songs from the Heartbeats of Terminally Ill Children: ‘It’s a Way to Connect with Lost Ones’
https://people.com/human-interest/brian-schreck-produces-music-from-the-heart/

Music Therapy and Special Needs

Music Therapy and Developmental Delay
https://www.mtabc.com/what-is-music-therapy/how-does-music-therapy-work/developmental-delay/

Brodeur, Johanne, Ph.D., MTA. Music Therapy in the Treatment of Pervasive Developmental Disorders. Victoria Conservatory of Music
https://www.mtabc.com/what-is-music-therapy/how-does-music-therapy-work/pervasive-developmental-disorders/

Music Therapy with Mentally Challenged Persons
https://www.mtabc.com/what-is-music-therapy/how-does-music-therapy-work/mentally-challenged/

Barber, E. (1973). Music therapy with retarded children. Australian Journal of Mental Retardation, 2(7), 210-213.

Music Therapy and Special Education
https://www.musictherapy.org/assets/1/7/MT_Special_Ed_2006.pdf

Special Education:Music Therapy Research and Evidence-Based Practice Support.
https://www.musictherapy.org/assets/1/7/bib_Special_Education.pdf

Music Therapy and Music Education: Meeting the Needs of Children with Disabilities
https://www.musictherapy.org/assets/1/7/MT_Music_Ed_2006.pdf

Habilitation: Music Therapy Research and Evidence-Based Practice Support
https://www.musictherapy.org/assets/1/7/bib_habilitation.pdf

Williams Syndrome (WS): Recent Research on Music and Sound
https://www.musictherapy.org/assets/1/7/bib_williamssyndrome.pdf

Music Therapy for the Hearing Impaired
https://www.mtabc.com/what-is-music-therapy/how-does-music-therapy-work/hearing-impaired/

Music Therapy as a Treatment Modality for Autism Spectrum Disorders
www.musictherapy.org

Autism Spectrum Disorders: Music Therapy Research and Evidence Based Practice Support
https://www.musictherapy.org/assets/1/7/bib_autism10.pdf

Music Therapy and Autism
https://www.mtabc.com/what-is-music-therapy/how-does-music-therapy-work/autism-spectrum-disorders/

AMTA (2015) Music Therapy and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Fact Sheet https://www.musictherapy.org/assets/1/7/Fact_Sheet_ASD_and_MT__8-26-15.pdf

Improve speech in people with Autism
http://www.shsu.edu/~pin_www/[email protected]/sliders/2012/lim.html

Prevention and Wellness

Music Therapy and Mental Health

Music Therapy and Mental Health
https://www.musictherapy.org/assets/1/7/MT_Mental_Health_2006.pdf

Music Therapy Interventions in Trauma, Depression, & Substance Abuse: Selected References and Key Findings
https://www.musictherapy.org/assets/1/7/bib_mentalhealth.pdf

Miscellaneous