Music Therapy

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Primary subject databases
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APA PsycInfo A comprehensive database for the field of psychology and psychological aspects of related disciplines. View Full Description

Main databases

Secondary subject databases
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CINAHL with Full Text Index for nursing & allied health literature including full text for some content. View Full Description
Music Periodicals Database Index and full text for international music periodicals, from scholarly journals to popular sources. View Full Description
Oxford Music Online Broad reference source (including Grove Music) for information and access to literature related to music. View Full Description
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature Index to music literature in various formats from around the world. View Full Description

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Tertiary subject databases
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Child Welfare Information Gateway Links to information and publications for the well-being of children and families. View Full Description
Cochrane Library Collection of seven databases with information on the effects of intervention and prevention in health care. View Full Description
LILACS Scientific and technical health literature of Latin America and the Caribbean. View Full Description
MEDLINE (via ProQuest) Key index for biomedical and related literature. View Full Description
Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print Information about and reviews of English-language standardized tests. View Full Description
PTSDpubs Index for assessment, treatment, services and policies relating to stress disorder. View Full Description
Sociology Collection Index and full-text databases covering sociology, social work, and related disciplines. View Full Description
Web of Science Core Collection Citation indexes for the arts & humanities, the social sciences, and the sciences. View Full Description

Major journals for Music therapy

Selected resources

Applied musicology: using zygonic theory to inform music education, therapy, and psychology research
Oxford University Press, 2013
Counseling and therapy in video
Videos concerning social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling.
Handbook of music and emotion: theory, research, applications, by Juslin, Patrik N.; Sloboda, John A.
Oxford Universitiy Press, 2010. Print location.
Music, health and wellbeing, by MacDonald, Raymond; Kreutz,Gunter, and Mitchell, Laura
Oxford University Press, 2012
Music therapy research, by Wheeler, Barbara L.
Barcelona Publishers, 2005. Print location.
Oxford handbook of music psychology, by Hallam, Susan.; Cross, Ian.; Thaut, Michael
Oxford University Press, 2009. Print location.
Oxford handbook of music therapy, by Jane Edwards
Oxford University Press, 2016. Print location.

Selected resources for psychological tests

Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print
Information about and reviews of English-language standardized tests.
ETS Test Collection Database
Includes information about thousands of tests from the early 1900s to the present.
Handbook of Psychological Assessment, by Groth-Marnat, Gary
Wiley, 2009
Developing and Validating Rapid Assessment Instruments, by Abell, Neil; Springer, David W.; Kamata, Akihito
Oxford University Press, 2009


Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy
An international journal and online forum


Manfred and Penny Conrad Institute for Music Therapy Research (CIMTR)
At Wilfrid Laurier University
Canadian Association of Music Therapy
Includes information about Canadian practice, conference papers and careers.
American Music Therapy Association
Includes journals, bibliographies and conference poster sessions.
Australian Music Therapy Association
Provides case studies online.
British Association for Music Therapy
Includes information leaflets and sample videos.
World Federation of Music Therapy
Sponsors a conference every three years.