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The Use of Short-Term Group Music Therapy for Female College Students with Depression and Anxiety

Abstract There is a lack of music therapy services for college students who have problems with depression and/or anxiety. Even among universities and colleges that offer music therapy degrees, there are no known programs offering music therapy to the institution's students. Female college students are particularly vulnerable to depression and anxiety symptoms compared to their male counterparts. Many students who experience mental health problems do not receive treatment, because of lack of knowledge, lack of services, or refusal of treatment. Music therapy is proposed as a reliable and valid complement or even an alternative to traditional counseling and pharmacotherapy because of the appeal of music to young women and the potential for a music... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Ashton, Barbara E. (Author) / Crowe, Barbara J (Advisor) / Rio, Robin (Committee member) / Davis, Mary (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Clinical psychology / Mental health / anxiety / college students / depression / females / music therapy / randomized controlled trial
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 85 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note M.M. Music Therapy 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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