Music Therapist Perspective on Recent BMJ Research on Music Listening During Surgery

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Description

I was invited to provide a music therapy perspective on a recent article in BMJ about music listening during surgery. The focus of the discussion came to be about defining what music therapy involves and the diverse range of possible applications. I discussed my own research in Autism and challenging a medical model focus in Music Therapy research and practice.

Period19 Jul 2019

Media contributions

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Media contributions

  • TitleMusic Therapist's Perspective on Recent BMJ Research on Music Listening During Surgery
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletBBC Radio Cymru
    Media typeRadio
    Duration/Length/Size35 minutes into the 1 hour show, approximately 5 minute interview
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date19/07/19
    DescriptionI was invited to provide a music therapy perspective on a recent article in BMJ about music listening during surgery. The focus of the discussion came to be about defining what music therapy involves and the diverse range of possible applications. I discussed my own research in Autism and challenging a medical model focus in Music Therapy research and practice.
    Producer/AuthorBeth Pickard
    PersonsBeth Pickard

Keywords

  • music therapy
  • research
  • music listening
  • arts in health