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Music Therapy: A Literature Review
A comprehensive literature review on the therapeutic value of music.
# 109705 | 3,834 words | 10 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 05, 2008 in Medical and Health (General) , Music Studies (General)

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The paper examines various studies that prove the positive, reliable and long-lasting effects of music on the stress response during and after surgery, on back pain, on hypertension, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's, on people in rehabilitation, the elderly, the mentally and terminally ill and on women in labor. The paper maintains that the overwhelming evidence prompts that music therapy be incorporated into the standard health care system as a built-in regimen. The paper presents guidelines for future research.

Literature Review
Results and Discussion
Future Research

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Allen, G. (2007). Effect of music therapy on stress response to day surgery. 2 pages.British Journal of Surgery: Association of Operating Room Nurses, Inc.
  • Ambroziak, P. (2003). Use music to improve health and performance. 3 pages. American Fitness: Aerobics and Fitness Association of America
  • Christian M. A. (2006). The positive power of music. 3 pages. Jet: Johnson Publishing Company
  • Family Practice News (2000). Music therapy for parkinson's. 2 pages. International Medical News Group: Gale Group
  • Klotter, J. (2001). Music and Alzheimer's. 2 pages. Townsend Letter to Doctors and Patients: The Townsend Letter Group

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