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Music Therapy

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Beth Royall
Evansdale Library 109
Subjects: Art, Game Design, Music, Theater

American Music Therapy Association Definition

"Music Therapy is an established healthcare profession that uses music to address physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of individuals of all ages."

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Music Therapy Research

"A growing body of clinical and laboratory research knowledge supports the effectiveness of functional music applications in a wide variety of healthcare and educational settings."


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