Handbook of Neurologic Music Therapy PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

Handbook of Neurologic Music Therapy free pdf Neurologic Music Therapy (NMT) is a form of music therapy developed for people suffering from cognitive, sensory, or motor dysfunctions - arising from neurological diseases of the nervous system. People who can benefit from this therapy include sufferers from: stroke, traumatic brain injury, Parkinson's and Huntington's disease, cerebral palsy, Alzheimer's disease, autism, and other neurological diseases affecting cognition, movement, and communication (e.g., MS, Muscular Dystrophy, etc). The Handbook of Neurologic Music Therapy is a comprehensive landmark text presenting a new and revolutionary model of music in rehabilitation, therapy and medicine that is scientifically validated and clinically tested. Each of the 20 clinical techniques is described in detail with specific exercises, richly illustrated and with pertinent background information regarding research and clinical diagnoses. The book is a 'must have' for all neurologic music therapists and those who want to become one, clinicians, university faculty, and students alike. Physicians and therapists from other disciplines will find this tome an important guide to provide new insight how music can contribute significantly to brain rehabilitation and how Neurologic Music Therapists can be effective interdisciplinary providers in patient care.

About Michael H. Thaut

Michael H Thaut received his masters and PhD in music from Michigan State University with a minor in movement science. He also holds diplomas from the Mozarteum Music University in Salzburg/Austria and the University of Muenster/Germany. At Colorado State University he is a Professor of Music and a Professor of Neuroscience and served as Dean of the School of the Arts from 2001 to 2010. He has been the Director of the Center for Biomedical Research in Music since 1994 His internationally recognized research in brain function and music focuses on temporal information processing in the brain related to rhythmicity and biomedical applications of music to neurologic rehabilitation. His discoveries how auditory rhythm entrains motor and cognitive functions have led to landmark changes how music has become recognized as a language of brain rehabilitation. He has over 180 scientific and scholarly publications and has (co)authored 4 books.

Details Book

Author : Michael H. Thaut
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Data Published : 31 July 2014
ISBN : 0199695466
EAN : 9780199695461
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 384 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews Handbook of Neurologic Music Therapy



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • Music Therapy free pdfMusic Therapy

    Music therapy is the use of music to address non-musical goals. More and more parents and professionals are finding that music can break down barriers for children with autism in areas such as cognition..


  • How Music Helps in Music Therapy and Everyday Life (Music and Change free pdfHow Music Helps in Music Therapy and Everyday Life (Music and Change

    Why is music so important to most of us. How does music help us both in our everyday lives. and in the more specialist context of music therapy. This book suggests a new way of approaching these topical questions..


  • Music Therapy free pdfMusic Therapy

    Music therapy is recognised as being applicable to a wide range of healthcare and social contexts.a Since the first edition of Music Therapy: An art beyond words. it has extended into areas of general medicine..


  • Receptive Methods in Music Therapy free pdfReceptive Methods in Music Therapy

    This practical book describes the specific use of receptive (listening) methods and techniques in music therapy clinical practice and research. including relaxation with music for children and adults..


  • Early Childhood Music Therapy and Autism Spectrum Disorders free pdfEarly Childhood Music Therapy and Autism Spectrum Disorders

    This is a broad overview of current research and music therapy practice for young children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and their families. Music therapy interventions based on ASD-specific treatment approaches including Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)..


  • Handbook of Neurologic Music Therapy free pdfHandbook of Neurologic Music Therapy

    Download Free Ebook. Neurologic Music Therapy (NMT) is a form of music therapy developed for people suffering from cognitive, sensory, or motor dysfunctions - arising from neurological diseases of the