Therapeutic Use of Music

Hoffman, Janalea
August 2006
PN;Aug2006, Vol. 60 Issue 8, p68
Trade Publication
The article discusses the therapeutic use of music in the U.S. Music is said to have both an emotional and physiological effect to human, depending on the type of music the person listens to. In a study conducted at St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, it was found that half an hour of music produced the same effect as 10 milligram of Valium, proving that music can be as powerful as a drug to help calm individuals who are very stressed.


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