British Journal of Music Therapy

Stereotypic movements and music therapy
British Journal of Music Therapy (1987) Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 11-16

Three main objectives are pursued with this study. The first is to summarise some current ideas about the origin and nature of stereotypic movements. The second is to present some music-therapeutic approaches to the phenomenon: different examples with a behaviouristic ...

The music therapy interactions of one session with a physically disabled boy
British Journal of Music Therapy (1987) Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 7-12

The article puts forward a case for using music therapy with handicapped people in a way which allows them to overcome the difficulties they have in expressing their needs. The idea of therapy with the mentally ill being more profound ...

A perspective on music therapy research in Great Britain
British Journal of Music Therapy (1987) Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 3-6

This paper looks in detail at the events of one individual music therapy session with a physically disabled boy aged seven years. In the context of his case history and his music therapy sessions up to that point, it describes ...

Reflections on the pre-musical moment
British Journal of Music Therapy (1987) Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 22-24

Researching and writing about music therapy has evolved from an early anecdotal stage through a period of rigorous behavioural research - particularly in the United States - to the present position where many directions could be followed. Outcome research can ...

Towards group analytic music therapy
British Journal of Music Therapy (1987) Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 16-21

Patients in hospitals frequently have little choice about attending music therapy sessions. This, in addition to the novelty of music therapy as a treatment, may make both patient and therapist uncomfortable. The patient is unsure as to what to expect, ...

In search of the face: An approach to mental handicap
British Journal of Music Therapy (1987) Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 13-15

Verbal material is inevitably encountered in adult psychiatry. This paper describes and discusses an approach to music therapy which admits of this, seeks to understand its significance and to use it in the service of therapy. The origins of the ...

Foreword
British Journal of Music Therapy (1987) Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 2

Researching and writing about music therapy has evolved from an early anecdotal stage through a period of rigorous behavioural research - particularly in the United States - to the present position where many directions could be followed. Outcome research can ...

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Established in 1987, it was originally called the Journal of British Music Therapy and it was a joint publication of the British Society for Music Therapy (BSMT) and the Association of Professional Music Therapists (APMT). Since 2011, the BJMT has been published by the British Association for Music Therapy (BAMT; a single organisation that replaced the APMT and the BSMT). Throughout its existence, the BJMT has been published bi-annually in paper format.

Publisher British Association for Music Therapy
Country United Kingdom
ISSN (Print) 1359-4575
Year started 1987
Indexed 438 articles
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Licence Paid Access

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