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Hospice Music Therapy: A Mindfulness-Informed Conceptual Framework

Abstract Hospice Music Therapy is an established specialization area within the field of music therapy with significant empirical research confirming its efficacy. Much of the current research on hospice music therapy concerns the use of receptive music therapy and traditional counseling and psychotherapy techniques. According to a survey of people with terminal illness, the most common needs experienced are: pain management, support for autonomy to the fullest extent possible, psychosocial support, and spiritual support. Mindfulness and mindfulness based interventions have been linked to increased self-compassion, reduced stress, reduced anxiety, and a reduction in self-reported perception of pain. While music therapy performs well in empirical mea... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Rynex, Benjamin Warren (Author) / Rio, Robin (Advisor) / Eubanks, Kymla (Advisor) / Sebren, Ann (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music therapy / hospice / mindfulness / music therapy
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 63 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note Masters Thesis Music Therapy 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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