Music therapy and rehabilitation methods
AUTHORS : Shushardzhan S.V.
RELEVANT UNIVERSITIES : MAIM, Department of Music Therapy and Rehabilitation of the Gnessin Russian Academy of Music, Moscow, Russia
YEAR : 2001 | Category : Educational
The creation of new effective therapeutic, restorative and health-improving methods is one of the urgent problems of modern medicine [1, 2, 9, 14]. Recently, there has been an increased interest in music therapy (MT) – the use of musical art for medical purposes. The medicinal use of music has a long history. The luminaries of ancient civilization – Pythagoras, Aristotle, Plato – drew the attention of contemporaries to the healing power of music. An outstanding physician of all times and peoples, Avicenna, already a thousand years ago, healed the nervous and mentally ill with music .