Title

The Role of Music Therapy in Psychiatry

Authors

A. De Sousa

Journal

Alternative Therapies In Health And Medicine

Year

2005

Volume

11

Issue

6

First Page

52

Last Page

3

Abstract

Music has soothed the souls of human beings for ages. It also has helped people recover from ailments since ancient times. Today, there is a widespread interest in the use of music therapy in treating psychiatric disorders. This article describes the various types of music therapy in use today and also offers insight into how music therapy can be incorporated into the management of psychiatric disorders and as an element of psychotherapy.

Music and Health Institute Terms

Mental Illness; Music Listening; Music Medicine; Psychological Outcomes; Recorded Music Listening; Wellness and Well-Being

Indexed Terms

Mental Disorders; Models, Psychological; Psychotherapy; Relaxation Therapy; Spirituality

Study Type

Editorials, Opinions, Position Papers

Disciplines

Psychiatry and Psychology

PubMed ID

16320861

Document Type

Article

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