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.
Other web sites concerned with music therapy research are also available:
- The American Music Therapy Association publishes the Journal of Music Therapy and Music Therapy Perspectives. Copies of research studies from these journals are available through their website.
- 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.