Selected Bibliography: Hospice and Palliative Care

Clair, A.A. & Ebberts, A.G. (1997). The effects of music therapy on interactions between family caregivers and their care receivers with late stage dementia. Journal of Music Therapy, 34(3), 148-164.

Clements-Cortés, A. (2004). The use of music in facilitating emotional expression in the terminally ill. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 21(4), 255-260.

Curtis, S.L. (1986). The effect of music on pain relief and relaxation of the terminally ill. Journal of Music Therapy, 23(1), 10-24.

Gallagher, L.M., Huston, M.J., Nelson, K.A., Walsh, D. and Steele, A.L. (2001). Music therapy in palliative medicine. Support Care Cancer, 9, 156-161.

Hilliard, R.E. (2001). The use of music therapy in meeting the multidimensional needs of hospice and families. Journal of Palliative Care, 17(3), 161-166.

Hilliard, R.E. (2003). The effects of music therapy on the quality and length of life of people diagnosed with terminal cancer. Journal of Music Therapy, 40, 113-137.

Krout, R.E. (2001). The effects of single-session music therapy interventions on the observed and self-reported levels of pain control, physical comfort, and relaxation of hospice patients. American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Care, 18(6), 1-8.

Krout, R.E. (2003). Music therapy with imminently dying hospice patients and their families: Facilitating release near the time of death. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care, 20(2), 129-134.

Mandel, S.E. (1993). The role of the music therapist on the hospice/palliative care team. Journal of Palliative Care, 9(4), 37-39.

O’Callaghan, C.C. (1996). Complementary therapies in terminal care: Pain, music creativity and music therapy in palliative care. The American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care, 13, 43-49.

O’Callaghan, C.C. (1996). Lyrical themes in songs written by palliative care patients. Journal of Music Therapy, 33(2), 74-92.

Wylie, M.E. & Blom, R.C. (1986). Guided imagery and music with hospice patients. Music Therapy Perspectives, 3, 25-28.

Zimmerman, L., Pozehl, B. Duncan, K. & Schmitz, R. (1989). Effects of music in patients who had chronic cancer pain. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 11(3), 298-309.


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