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Therapeutic Clarinet Playing for the Treatment of Asthma


Abstract Asthma is a chronic respiratory disease affecting millions of people in the United States. Medication is effective at treating physiological symptoms of asthma, but other treatments are necessary to address the corresponding physical, emotional, social, and psychological issues and promote increased quality of life for patients. This paper presents a literature review on the applications of music therapy for asthma and other respiratory disorders, utilizing elements of Therapeutic Singing and Therapeutic Instrumental Music Performance. A treatment protocol that uses therapeutic clarinet playing interventions, combined with breathing exercises and music-assisted relaxation techniques, can, as a compliment to medication, help asthma patients ... (more)
Created Date 2014-12
Contributor Olson, Shelbe Erin (Author) / Rio, Robin (Thesis Director) / Gardner, Joshua (Committee Member) / Barrett, The Honors College / School of Music
Subject Clarinet / Asthma Treatment / Music Therapy
Series Academic Year 2014-2015
Type Text
Extent 41 pages
Language English
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Collaborating Institutions Barrett, the Honors College
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