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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Sambadrama

The Arena of Brazilian Psychodrama

Edited by Zoltan Figusch
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Divided into three parts, the book sets the context for Brazilian psychodrama, explores the creative and innovative work that is being done, and presents observations and examples of the full range of psychodramatic techniques and practical applications. It will serve as a building block for the exchange of psychodramatic ideas cross-culturally.

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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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Rebels with a Cause

Working with Adolescents Using Action Techniques

By Mario Cossa; Foreword by Zerka T Moreno
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Drawing on years of experience working with adolescents, Cossa provides a tried-and-tested model for working with adolescents in groups. Utilizing techniques found in psychodrama, sociodrama, drama therapy and sociometry, Cossa offers step-by-step guidelines on running a group development program and summarizes in easy-to-understand language.

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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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