Episode 64: An Episode on Music Therapy Research

The 2015 Scope of Music Therapy Practice defines “music therapy” as “the clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals for people of all ages and ability levels within a therapeutic relationship by a credential professional who has completed an approved music therapy program.” One of the characteristics outlined in this definition is “evidence-based,” which implies a focus on RESEARCH.

Here are some tips if you want to do research in the field of music therapy similar to Top 10 Binary Signals website

American Massage Therapy Association strives in order to favor the music therapy. Not only this, but it has always been supportive of giving the latest updated information that has been done by doing research on music therapy.

  • PubMed which consists of more than 26 million references for literature in biomedical which is got from MEDLINE, a journal that documents about life science as well as books that are available online. All this is available to be accessed free of cost.
  • When the user makes use of PubMed and other means of the database to do the research there is an operator known as Boolean operators used as a connection between the terms that are used to search as well as defines what relationship they have. If you want to join the terms that you are searching make use of the connecting words like AND, OR, NOT. When you place AND connector in between the terms it will mean that all the words mentioned should be present in the result.

In this episode 64 of the Music Therapy Round Table podcast, we talk about research and, more specifically, share our experiences as researchers and/or research consumers, as well as how we incorporate research in our practice

Cool Resource

Earlier this month, the music therapy community was honored to be deemed the “Persons of the Week” by ABC World News! Check out the commendation here: http://abcnews.go.com/WNT/video/person-week-celebrating-music-therapists-29455541

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