Handbook of Neurologic Music Therapy

Paperback | August 12, 2016

EditorMichael H. Thaut, Volker Hoemberg

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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 specificexercises, 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 tobrain rehabilitation and how Neurologic Music Therapists can be effective interdisciplinary providers in patient care.

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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, cerebra...

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...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.07 inPublished:August 12, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Michael H Thaut, Gerald C McIntosh, and Volker Hoemberg: Neurologic Music Therapy: From Social Science to Neuroscience2. Volker Hoemberg and Klaus von Wild: The Role of NMT in Neurologic Rehabilitation3. Edward A. Roth: Music Technology for Neurologic Music Therapy4. Edward A. Roth: Clinical Improvisation in Neurologic Music Therapy5. Crystal Massie: Patterned Sensory Enhancement and Constraint Induced Therapy: A perspective from occupational therapy to interdisciplinary upper extremity rehabilitation6. Michael H Thaut: Assessment and the Transformational Design Model7. Miek de Dreu, Gert Kwakkel, and Erwin van Wegen: Rhythmic auditory stimulation (RAS) in (gait) rehabilitation for patients with Parkinson's Disease: A research perspective8. Corene Thaut and Ruth Rice: Rhythmic Auditory Stimulation9. Corene P. Thaut: Patterned Sensory Enhancement (PSE)10. Kathrin Mertel: Therapeutical Instrumental Music Performance11. Michael H Thaut, Corene Hurt Thaut, and Kathleen McIntosh: Melodic Intonation Therapy (MIT)12. Corene P. Thaut: Musical Speech Stimulation (MUSTIM)13. Stefan Mainka and Grit Mallien: Rhythmic Speech Cueing14. Kathrin Mertel: Oral Motor and Respiratory Exercises (OMREX)15. Corene P. Thaut: Vocal Intonation Therapy (VIT)16. Sarah B. Johnson: Therapeutic Singing (TS)17. A. Blythe LaGasse: Developmental Speech and Language Training Through Music18. Corene P. Thaut: Symbolic Communication Training through Music (SYCOM)19. Audun Myskja: Musical Sensory Orientation Training (MSOT)20. Kathrin Mertel: Auditory Perception Training (APT)21. Michael H. Thaut and James C. Gardiner: Musical Attention Control Training22. Mutsumi Abiru: Musical Neglect Training (MNT)23. James C. Gardiner and Michael H. Thaut: Musical Executive Function Training (MEFT)24. James C. Gardiner and Michael H. Thaut: Musical Mnemonics Training (MMT)25. Michael H Thaut: Musical Echoic Memory Training26. Shannon K. de l'Etoile: Associative Mood and Memory Training (AMMT)27. Barbara L. Wheeler: Music in Psychosocial Training and Counseling (MPC)

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"This book is a must have for every clinical NMT. It is thorough, practical, and provides the most substantive collaboration of treatment information available in one book. I urge every clinical and educator to keep a copy close at hand. It will definitely not go unused!" --Suzanne E. Oliver, Fellow, Neurologic Music Therapy Services of Arizona, USA