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Music Therapy in the Treatment of Adults with Mental Disorders: Theoretical Bases and Clinical Interventions

Author : Unkefer, Robert & Thaut, Michael

Music Therapy in the Treatment of Adults with Mental Disorders: Theoretical Bases and Clinical Interventions
ISBN : 9781891278334
E-ISBN : 9781891278679


This book provides the foundation for clinical practice in psychiatry, while also offering models and techniques of working with this population. Originally published in 1990, this updated edition takes into account latest advances in pharmacology, neuroscience, and notions on evidence-based practice. Part One details the theoretical foundations for music therapy practice with psychiatric clients. Part Two focuses on music therapy practices in psychiatry. Parts Three and Four present a taxonomy of clinical music therapy programs and techniques differentiated by levels of intervention and the characteristics and needs of psychiatric clientele. 2002, 261 pages, $36.

 

 


 

Table of Contents
Preface-Michael H. Thaut v
Contributors vii
PART 1: PSYCHOMUSICAL FOUNDATIONS OF MUSIC THERAPY  
1. Neuropsychological Processes in Music Perception and Their Relevance in Music Therapy: Michael H. Thaut 2

2. Physiological and Motor Responses to Music Stimuli: Michael H. Thaut

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3. Music as Communication: Kate E. Gfeller 42
4. Music as a Therapeutic Agent: Historical and Sociocultural Perspectives: Kate E. Gfeller 60
5. The Function of Aesthetic Stimuli in the Therapeutic Process: Kate E. Gfeller 68
PART 2: MUSIC THERAPY IN THE CLINICAL SETTING  
6. Toward a Cognition-Affect Model in Neuropsychiatric Music Therapy: Michael H. Thaut 86
7. Transitioning from Institution to Community: Brian L. Wilson 104
8. Music Therapy within the Context of Psychotherapeutic Models: Mary A. Scovel and Susan C. Gardstrom 117
9. Music Therapy and Psychopharmacology: Becki A. Houghton and Roger A. Smeltekop 133
10. Assessment of Adult Psychiatric Clients: The Role of Music Therapy: Brian L. Wilson 155
PART 3: TAXONOMY OF CLINICAL MUSIC THERAPY PROGRAMS AND TECHNIQUES: Becki A. Houghton, Mary A. Scovel, Roger A. Smeltekop,
Michael H. Thaut, Robert F. Unkefer, Brian L. Wilson
 
Taxonomy of Programs and Techniques in Music Therapy for Mental Disorders 185
I. Music Performing 186
II. Music Psychotherapy 191
III. Music and Movement 194
IV. Music Combined with Other Expressive Arts 200
V. Recreational Music 202
VI. Music and Relaxation 205
PART 4: CLINICAL INTERVENTIONS IN ADULTPSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS: Becki A. Houghton, Mary A. Scovel, Roger A. Smeltekop,Michael H. Thaut, Robert F. Unkefer, Brian L. Wilson  
I. Schizophrenic Disorders 210
II. Bipolar Disorder, Depressed Episode 224
III. Bipolar Disorder, Manic Episode 232
IV. Generalized Anxiety Disorder  
Name Index 248
Subject Index 257