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"Music Therapy" means the specialized professional, therapeutic use of music in the service to individuals with needs in mental health, physical health, habilitation, rehabilitation, special education, self-care or personal growth.
Listening to music can help older adults sleep better, finds study

Listening to music can help older adults sleep better, finds study

Listening to music before going to bed can improve sleep quality among older adults

Listening to music before going to bed can improve sleep quality among older adults

Music-based interventions can improve stroke, Parkinson's disease

Music-based interventions can improve stroke, Parkinson's disease

New tool helps choose the best intervention for each dementia patient

New tool helps choose the best intervention for each dementia patient

Scientists identify rehabilitation recommendations in cancer-treatment guidelines

Scientists identify rehabilitation recommendations in cancer-treatment guidelines

Singing to preterm infants during kangaroo care boosts maternal wellbeing

Singing to preterm infants during kangaroo care boosts maternal wellbeing

Using music therapy to combat 'chemobrain'

Using music therapy to combat 'chemobrain'

Listening to music for 30 minutes a day provides benefits after heart attack

Listening to music for 30 minutes a day provides benefits after heart attack

Latest research on physics of the brain to be presented at 2020 APS March Meeting

Latest research on physics of the brain to be presented at 2020 APS March Meeting

A collaborative partnership to understand the impact of music therapies on mental health

A collaborative partnership to understand the impact of music therapies on mental health

Horseback riding along with brain-building tasks can benefit children with neurodevelopmental disorders

Horseback riding along with brain-building tasks can benefit children with neurodevelopmental disorders

Virtual reality during chemotherapy could help improve breast cancer patients' quality of life

Virtual reality during chemotherapy could help improve breast cancer patients' quality of life

Listening to music reduces symptom severity, pain intensity in breast cancer patients

Listening to music reduces symptom severity, pain intensity in breast cancer patients

Using AI to adapt and personalize live radio for people living alone with dementia

Using AI to adapt and personalize live radio for people living alone with dementia

Engaging in musical activities can improve social communication skills of autistic children

Engaging in musical activities can improve social communication skills of autistic children

Listening to yoga music before sleep has beneficial impact on heart rate variability

Listening to yoga music before sleep has beneficial impact on heart rate variability

Music therapy shows promise for improving lives of people with sickle cell disease

Music therapy shows promise for improving lives of people with sickle cell disease

Listening to music enhances effect of anti-hypertensive drugs

Listening to music enhances effect of anti-hypertensive drugs

Music therapy helps treat combat-related psychological injuries in military personnel

Music therapy helps treat combat-related psychological injuries in military personnel

Baycrest study could pave way to affordable, easy-to-use treatment for MCI patients

Baycrest study could pave way to affordable, easy-to-use treatment for MCI patients