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Author Davis, William B. (William Barron)

Title An introduction to music therapy : theory and practice / William B. Davis, Kate E. Gfeller, Michael H. Thaut
Edition Second edition
Published Boston, Mass : McGraw-Hill, [1999]


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Description xiv, 370 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
regular print
Contents Preface -- An Overview of Music Therapy -- Ch. 1. Clinical practice in music therapy -- Ch. 2. Music therapy : an historical perspective -- Ch. 3. Music : a human phenomenon : populations served by music therapists -- Ch. 4. Music therapy for mentally retarded children and adults -- Ch. 5. Music therapy in the treatment of mental disorders -- Ch. 6. Music therapy and elderly populations -- Ch. 7. Music therapy for the physically disabled child -- Ch. 8. Music therapy with autistic children -- Ch. 9. Music therapy in the treatment of learning disabilities -- Ch. 10. Music therapy in the treatment of sensory disorders -- Ch. 11. Music therapy in the treatment of medical conditions -- Ch. 12. Music therapy in the rehabilitation of stroke and traumatic-brain-injured clients -- Ch. 13. Music therapy in correctional psychiatry : professional issues in music therapy -- Ch. 14. The music therapy treatment process -- Ch. 15. The role of research in music therapy -- Ch. 16. The profession in a larger context
Summary Available for the first time in paperback, this low-cost, high-quality guide to music therapy thought, research, and practice is the ideal text for a one semester overview and the perfect handbook for the practicing professional. You'll find that Davis, Gfeller, and Thaut's detailed descriptions of the populations most likely to receive music therapy are strongly supported by background material and extensive references, helping students build a firm base from which to explore the range of current healing modalities
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-349) and index
Subject Music therapy.
Author Gfeller, Kate E.
Thaut, Michael, 1952-
LC no. 98029454
ISBN 0697388603