WHAT'S IN THE MUSIC? A LIFESPAN MODEL OF EMOTIONAL AND MUSICAL CREATIVITY IN THERAPEUTIC SONGWRITING
Grant number: FT100100022 | Funding period: 2013 - 2016
Composing songs as a form of therapy is a recent innovation in music therapy practice. This study examines the health benefits of original song writing for people with varying debilitating health conditions and those adjusting to injury, trauma or pending death. The results of this study will improve health service and delivery by music therapists.
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Reliability and validity of the Meaningfulness of Songwriting Scale with university students taking a popular songwriting class
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A theoretical framework and therapeutic songwriting protocol to promote integration of self-concept in people with acquired neurological injuries
Jeanette Tamplin, Felicity A Baker, Raymond AR Macdonald, Chantal Roddy, Nikki S Rickard
A positive self-concept after neurological injury is associated with enhanced quality of life and good mental health. Therefore, e..
Reliability and Validity of the Meaningfulness of Songwriting Scale (MSS) with Adults on Acute Psychiatric and Detoxification Units
Felicity A Baker, Michael J Silverman, Raymond MacDonald
BACKGROUND: Songwriting is an intervention with demonstrated clinical benefit for a range of clinical populations. Researchers arg..
Flow, identity, achievement, satisfaction and ownership during therapeutic songwriting experiences with university students and retirees
Felicity A Baker, Raymond AR MacDonald
A within-subjects study of non-music major university students and retirees aimed to measure the extent of flow, sense of self, ac..