Research For You

Journals
1. General Research
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Journal of Music Therapy
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Music Therapy Perspectives
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Nordic Journal of Music Therapy
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British Journal of Music Therapy

Research Articles:
Music Therapy and Learning Disabilities:
1. Abikoff, H., Courtney, M., Szeibel, P., & Koplewicz, H. (1996). The effects of auditory stimulation on the arithmetic performance of children with ADHD and nondisabled children. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 29(3), 238-246.
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Bottari, S.S., & Evans, J.R. (1982). Effects of musical context, type of vocal presentation, and time on the verbal retention abilities of visual-spatially oriented and verbally oriented learning disabled children. Journal of School Psychology, 20(4), 329-338.
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Daveson, B., & Edwards, J. (1998). A role for music therapy is special education. International Journal of Disability, Development, and Education, 45(4), 449-457.
4. Gfeller, K.E. (1986). Musical mnemonics for learning disabled children.
Teaching Exceptional Children, 19(1), 28-30.
5. Pellitteri, J. (2000). Music therapy in special education.
Journal of Educational & Psychological Consultation, 11(3-4), 379-391.

Music Therapy and Pervasive Developmental Disorder:
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Boso, M., Emanuele, E., Minazzi, V., Abbamonte, M., & Politi, P. (2007). Effect of long-term interactive music therapy on behavior profile and musical skills in young adults with severe autism. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 13(7), 709-712.
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Clarkson, G. (1994). Creative music therapy and facilitated communication: New ways of reaching students with autism. Preventing School Failure, 38(2), 31-33.
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Kern, P., Wolery, M., and Aldridge, D. (2007). Use of songs to promote independence in morning greeting routines for young children with autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 37(7), 1264-1271.
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Kim, J., Wigram, T., & Gold, C. (2008). The effects of improvisational music therapy on joint attention behaviors in autistic children: A randomized control study. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 38(9), 1758-1766.
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Wigram, T., & Gold, C. (2006). Music therapy in the assessment and treatment of autistic spectrum disorder: Clinical application and research evidence. Child: Care, Health and Development, 32(5), 535-542.

Music Therapy and Adolescence:
1. Field, T., Martinez, A., Nawrocki, T., Pickens, J., Fox, N.A., & Schanberg, S. (1998). Music shifts frontal EEG in depressed adolescents. Adolescence, 33(129), 109-116.
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Hendricks, C.B., Robinson, B., Bradley, L.J., & Davis, K. (1999). Using music to treat adolescent depression. Journal of Humanistic Counseling, Education and Development, 38(1), 39-46.
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Keen, A.W. (2005). Using music as a therapy tool to motivate troubled adolescents. Social Work in Health Care, 39(3&4), 361-373.
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Mark, A. (1986). Adolescents discuss themselves and drugs through music. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 3(4), 243-249.
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Robarts, J. (2006). Music therapy with sexually abused children. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 11(2), 249-269.

Music Therapy and Early Intervention

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Gold, C., Voracek, M., & Wigram, T. (2004). Effects of music therapy for children and adolescents with psychopathology: A meta-analysis. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 45(6), 1054-1063.
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Nicholson, J.M., Berthelsen, D., Abad, V., Williams, K., & Bradley, J. (2008). Impact of music therapy to promote positive parenting and child development. Journal of Health Psychology, 13(2), 226-238.
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Wigram, T., & Lawrence, M. (2005). Music therapy as a tool for assessing hand use and communicativeness in children with Rett Syndrome. Brain and Development, 27(S1), S95-S96.