Film & Performance Studies

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Music and Altered States

Consciousness, Transcendence, Therapy and Addictions

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This international collection examines the opportunities for using music-induced states of altered consciousness to promote physical and mental healing, treat substance dependence, and in spiritual and palliative care. The contributors describe the use of altered states and their therapeutic potential, providing examples from different settings.

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Reclaiming Adat

Contemporary Malaysian Film and Literature

UBC Press

Weaves a wealth of cultural theory into a rare analysis of Malay cinema and the work of new Malaysian anglophone writers.

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I Dreamed I Was Normal

A Music Therapist's Journey into the Realms of Autism

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This remarkable book describes the progression of three nonverbal autistic music therapy clients from a state of inward frustration and an inability to communicate it towards a liberating ability to express, through Facilitated Communication, the thoughts and feelings stimulated by hearing and playing music.

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Music Therapy and Neurological Rehabilitation

Performing Health

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The authors show that where neuro-degenerative disease restricts movement, communication and thought processes and impairs the sense of self, music therapy is an effective intervention in neurological rehabilitation, successfully restoring the performance of identity within which clients can recognise themselves.

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Songwriting

Methods, Techniques and Clinical Applications for Music Therapy Clinicians, Educators and Students

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This comprehensive and groundbreaking book describes the effective use of songwriting in music therapy with a variety of client populations, from children with cancer and adolescents in secondary school to people with traumatic brain injury and mental health issues. This practical book will prove indispensable to students, therapists and educators.

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The Encyclopedia of Native Music

The University of Arizona Press

Want the word on Buffy Sainte-Marie? Looking for the best powwow recordings? Wondering what else Jim Pepper cut besides "Witchi Tai To"? This book will answer those questions and more as it opens up the world of Native American music.

In addition to the widely heard sounds of Carlos Nakai's flute, Native music embraces a wide ...

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