Research and evaluation in music therapy

Barbara L. Wheeler

in Oxford Handbook of Music Psychology

Published in print December 2008 | ISBN: 9780199298457
Published online September 2012 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Library of Psychology

Research and evaluation in music therapy

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This article discusses music-therapy research, which is an integral part of music therapy and has been since the beginning of the US music-therapy associations. Numerous journals, both in music therapy and related disciplines, include music-therapy research. Quantitative, qualitative, and other types of research are important in music therapy, each fulfilling different purposes.

Keywords: music-therapy research; quantitative research; qualitative research

Article.  6306 words. 

Subjects: Psychology ; Cognitive Psychology

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