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Music Therapy 101

Case Studies
What is music therapy?
History of music therapy
Who seeks help from music therapists?
Who uses music therapy for treatment?
Theory and Implementation
Education and Training
Music Therapy Links
Case Studies
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 A Collection  of Music Therapy Case Studies from Various Sources

Aldrige, D. (1996). Music therapy research and in medicine practice: From out of the silence. London: Jessica Kingsley  


American Music Therapy Association. (n.d.). Retrived October 13, 2004, from

American Music therapy Association. (1999). (n.d.). Frequently asked questions about music therapy. Retrieved October

13, 2004, from

Benenzon, R. O. (1997). Music therapy theory and manual (2nd ed.). Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas Publishers LTD.

Covington, H. (2001). Therapeutic music for patient with psychiatric disorders [electronic version].  Holistic Nursing

Practice, 15(2), 59-69.

Davis, W. B., Gfeller, K. E., & Thaut, M. H. 1999). An introduction to music therapy: Theory and practice (2nd ed.).

Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill College.

Kennelly, J., & Brien-Elliot, K. (2001). The role of music therapy in pediatric rehabilitation [electronic version].

Pediatric Rehabilitation, 4(3), 137-143.

O’Kelly, J. (2002). Music therapy in palliative care: Current perspectives [electronic version]. International Journal of

Palliative Nursing, 8(3), 130-136.

Pavlicevic, M. (1997). Music therapy in context: Music, meaning and relationship. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Pavlicevic, M. (1999). Music therapy: Intimate notes. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Turner, J. (n.d.). Music therapy. Retrieved October 13, 2004, from

Using music listening in nursing (2002). (n.d.). [Electronic version].  Holistic Nursing Practice. Retrieved October 13, 2004, from

Winkelman, M. (2003). Complementary therapy for addiction: “Drumming out drugs” [electronic version]. American Journal

Of Public Health, 93(4), 647-651.