Music therapy research has demonstrated some of the benefits of music therapy interventions with various populations. Selected studies are highlighted in the bibliographies listed below.

Older adults

Hospice and Palliative Care

Mental Health

Medical settings

Other web sites concerned with music therapy research are also available:

  • The Mind-Body Wellness Center has published multiple studies regarding the health benefits of recreational music-making. Articles and summaries related to these studies are available on their website.
  • Lee Anna Rasar of the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire maintains an extensive music therapy research resource with articles listed by population and therapeutic programming.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s