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Music Therapy

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."


Duerksen, G.  (2014, January 31). Music therapy. Grove Music Online. Retrieved 21 Oct. 2019, from