Music therapy: Enhancing spirituality at the end of life Book Section


Author: Magill, L.
Editors: Dileo, C.; Loewy, J.
Article/Chapter Title: Music therapy: Enhancing spirituality at the end of life
Abstract: (from the chapter) Music is a transforming medium known to bring enlightenment in times of tribulation and demise. For those facing end of life, the unique, intangible gift of music can lead to spiritual renewal and improved quality of life. This chapter provides an exploration of the spiritual impact of music therapy in palliative care, and includes descriptions of patients' spiritual needs, common spirituality-centered themes, as well as music therapy methods and case vignettes. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved).
Keywords: quality of life; music therapy; spirituality; end of life care; dying patients
Book Title: Music Therapy at the End of Life
ISBN: 9780977027804
Publisher: Jeffrey Books  
Publication Place: Cherry Hill, NJ
Date Published: 2005-01-01
Start Page: 3
End Page: 17
Language: English
ACCESSION: Book: 2008-06430-001
PROVIDER: Ovid Technologies
PROVIDER: psycinfo
DOI/URL:
Notes: --- - Dileo, Cheryl [Ed ; Loewy, Joanne V [Ed - xxvii, 303 - "Source: PsycINFO"
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