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Open Books Open Minds - Musicophilia : Tales of Music and the Brain by Oliver Sacks

The RIC Open Books--Open Minds common book for 2014/2015

" Music Therapy for Health and Wellness: Music has been studied as an integrative therapy for many conditions."

Finding Articles

SocIndex with Full Text, CINAHL Plus with Full Text, and Biological Sciences Abstracts all use the subject phrase “music therapy.” Add another term with "AND" between them  to limit the results to a specific condition or population. Examples:--

Selected Music

American Music Therapy Association

Music Therapy in Mental Health -- Evidence-Based Practice Support, American Music Therapy Association < >


"The purpose of the AMTA is the progressive development of the therapeutic use of music in rehabilitation, special education, and community settings."

"The American Dance Therapy Association (ADTA), founded in 1966, is a professional organization dedicated to the profession of dance/movement therapy.