Item description for Art & Science of Music Therapy: A Handbook by Tony Wigram...
The fascinating and exciting evidence in this book has tremendous appeal. For students of Music Therapy, and others training in medical and paramedical disciplines, it can be considered an essential text for study, and required reading to gain an overview of the field. This book provides a landmark in the literature of Music Therapy. For the scientist, chapters on the biological and medical effects of music give a wealth of research evidence on the value of music in therapy and music in medicine. For readers from paramedical, educational and other clinical fields, there are eighteen chapters detailing music therapy techniques and approaches in psychiatry, pediatrics, learning difficulties, elderly and sensory handicap. Diagnosis and assessment are covered in considerable detail and the general effect of music is reviewed in many of the contributions. For all qualified music therapists and students.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.68" Width: 6.82" Height: 1.36" Weight: 2.43 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 1995
ISBN 3718656353 ISBN13 9783718656356
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More About Tony Wigram
Tony Wigram is Professor of Music Therapy and Head of PhD Studies in Music Therapy in the Department for Communication and Psychology, Faculty of Humanities, University of Aalborg, Denmark. He is Head Music Therapist at the Harper House Children's Service, Hertfordshire, UK, Research Advisor to Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Trust, Prinicipal Research Fellow in the Faculty of Music, Melbourne University, and Reader in Music Therapy at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge.