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This guide contains all the resources you need to get started on your music therapy assignment or research project.
The DSM-5 is used by clinicians and researchers to diagnose and classify mental disorders. The chapter organization reflects a lifespan approach, with disorders typically diagnosed in childhood (such as neurodevelopmental disorders) at the beginning of the manual, and those more typical of older adults (such as neurocognitive disorders) placed at the end.
Offers a comprehensive guide to key terms, explained from multiple perspectives and with reference to clinical literature. Covering more than 450 carefully selected terms, this is a foundational text for defining and exploring the therapeutic value of music.
More than 1,000 entries covering topics in body systems and functions, conditions and common diseases, contemporary health care issues and theories, techniques and practices, and devices and equipment.
Provides detailed information on mental disorders and conditions. Also features entries for prescription, alternative and over-the-counter drugs, as well as the various therapies used to treat mental disorders.
Covers neurological diseases and disorders, including stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson disease, Tourette Syndrome, Alzheimer's disease, cerebral palsy, vertigo, amnesia, and epilepsy, targeted to patients, their families and allied health students.
Includes information on more than 1,700 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone.
Consists of 5 volumes and approximately 1,500 entries divided by the major conceptual areas of ASD and PDDs, including: Research trends and findings; Behavior/speech; Communication; Treatments; and Education.
Presents state-of-the-art research and evidence-based applications. Focuses on practical knowledge and skills for human service professionals, including substance abuse counselors and prevention specialists.
Over 1000 entries written in a clear, accessible style. Volumes 1-4 cover disability in an A to Z format, while volume 5 contains primary source documents from photographs to correspondence to excerpts from movie scripts and more.
A comprehensive text presenting a scientifically validated and clinically tested model of music in rehabilitation, therapy and medicine. Each of the 20 clinical techniques is described in detail with specific exercises, illustrations, and background information regarding research and clinical diagnoses.
Encompasses clinical, practical and theoretical perspectives, including: music therapy as a complement to more traditional areas of health care; a clinical section including contributions from the fields of autism, adult learning disability, forensic psychiatry, neurology and dementia; and resources necessary to practice as a music therapist including musical illustrations and practical examples.
The Oxford Handbook of Music Therapy by Jane Edwards (Editor)
Call Number: ML3920 .O887 2017, Shelved in LC Circulating Collection
Publication Date: 2017
Describes multiple models developed throughout the world, including Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy, The Field of Play, Community Music Therapy, and Resource Oriented Music Therapy. The book is laid out in five sections: contexts and populations, models and approaches, methods and techniques, research methods, and training and professional issues.
Research Help - How to Get Started
Research and Documentation in the Digital Age by Diana Hacker; Barbara Fister
Call Number: ZA4375 .H327 2015, Shelved in Reference
Publication Date: 2014
Provides guidance for research assignments in 30+ disciplines. Part I teaches readers how to think like a researcher, focus the research question, and develop effective search terms. Part II discusses how to locate and evaluate sources, while managing information is the subject of Part III.
Research Strategies for a Digital Age by Bonnie L. Tensen
Call Number: ZA3075 .T46 2017, Shelved at Reference Desk
Publication Date: 2017
A step-by-step approach to developing the research skills critical to academic success. Introduces students to resources found in most academic libraries and discusses their advantages over the vast (and sometimes questionable) resources of the Web. Delivers practical guidance on incorporating and documenting resources with academic integrity, as well as tips to get the most from today's wealth of digital resources.