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Selected Bibliography: Mental Health

Cevasco, A.M., Kennedy, R., & Generally, N.R. (2005). Comparison of movement-to-music, rhythm activities, and competitive games on depression, stress, anxiety, and anger of females in substance abuse rehabilitation. Journal of Music Therapy, 42(1), 64-80.

Cordobés, T. (1997). Group songwriting as a method for developing group cohesion for HIV-seropositive adult patients with depression. Journal of Music Therapy, 34(1), 46-67.

Doak, B.A. (2003). Relationships between adolescent psychiatric diagnoses, music preferences, and drug preferences. Music Therapy Perspectives, 21(2), 69-76.

Friedlander, L.H. (1994). Group music psychotherapy in an inpatient psychiatric setting for children: A developmental approach. Music Therapy Perspectives, 12, 92-97.

Gfeller, K.E. & Thaut, M.H. (1999). Music therapy in the treatment of mental disorders. In Davis, W.B., Gfeller, K.E., & Thaut, M.H. (eds.): An introduction to music therapy: Theory and practice. 2nd edition. New York: McGraw Hill, 89-117.

Hernádez-Ruiz, E. (2005). Effect of music therapy on the anxiety levels and sleep patterns of abused women in shelters. Journal of Music Therapy, 42(2), 140-158.

Jones, J.D. (2005). A comparison of songwriting and lyric analysis techniques to evoke emotional change in a single session with people who are chemically dependent. Journal of Music Therapy, 42(2), 94-110.

Montello, L. & Coons, E.E. (1998). Effects of active vs. passive group music therapy on preadolescents with emotional, learning, and behavioral disorders. Journal of Music Therapy, 35(1), 49-67.

Silverman, M.J. (2003). The influence of music on the symptoms of psychosis: A meta-analysis. Journal of Music Therapy, 40(1), 27-40.

Slotoroff, C. (1994). Drumming technique for assertiveness and anger management in the short-term psychiatric setting for adult and adolescent survivors of trauma. Music Therapy Perspective, 12, 111-116.

Taylor, D. B. (1997). Biomedical foundations of music as therapy. St. Louis, MO: MMB Music.

Unkefer, R. (1990). Music therapy in the treatment of adults with mental disorders. New York: Schirmer.