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Music, Wellbeing and its Evaluation, 2021/22, Semester 1, 2
Dr Freya Bailes
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Key text

MacDonald, R., Kreutz, G. & Mitchell, L. (Eds.) (2012).  Music, Health, & Wellbeing. Oxford University Press.       

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Reference books

Ansdell, G. (2014). How Music Helps in Music Therapy and Everyday Life. Ashgate Publishing Ltd.

Antonietti, A., Colombo, B., & DeRocher, B. R. (2018). Music Interventions for Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Palgrave Pivot.  

Baird, A., Garrido, S., & Tamplin, J. (2020). Music and Dementia: From Cognition to Therapy. Oxford University Press.    

Bartleet, B.-L. & Higgins, L. (Eds.) (2018). The Oxford Handbook of Community Music. Oxford University Press.

Bonde, L., Ruud, E., Skånland, M., & Trondalen, G. (2013). Musical life stories : narratives on health musicking. Norges musikkhøgskole.   

Bunt, L. (2014). Music Therapy: An Art Beyond Words. Routledge.

Creech, A., Hallam, S., Varvarigou, M., & McQueen, H. (2014). Active Ageing with Music: Supporting Wellbeing in the Third and Fourth Ages. London: Institute of Education Press.  

DeNora, T. (2013). Music Asylums: Wellbeing through Music in Everyday Life. Ashgate.

Edwards, J. (2007). Music: Promoting Health and Creating Community in Healthcare Contexts. Cambridge Scholars Pub.

Edwards, J. (Ed.) (2016). Oxford Handbook of Music Therapy. Oxford University Press.

Gouk, P. (2000). Musical Healing in Cultural Contexts. Ashgate.    

Hadley, S. (Ed.) (2006). Feminist Perspectives in Music Therapy. Barcelona Publishers.   

Rickard, N. S., & McFerran, K. (Eds.). (2012). Lifelong Engagement with Music: Benefits for Mental Health and Well-Being: Nova Science Publishers.

Tervaniemi, M., Fachner, J. C. & O'Kelly, J. (Eds.) (2017). Dialogues in Music Therapy and Music Neuroscience: Collaborative Understanding Driving Clinical Advances. Frontiers Media SA.

Wheeler, B. L. & Murphy, K. M. (Eds.) (2016). Music Therapy Research: Third EditionBarcelona Publishers. 

Wigram, T., Pedersen, I. N. & Bonde, L. O. (2002). A Comprehensive Guide to Music Therapy: Theory, Clinical Practice, Research and Training. Jessica Kingsley Publishers. 

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Book sections

During, J. (2009). Therapeutic dimensions of music in Islamic culture. In B. D. Koen (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Medical Ethnomusicology (pp. 361-392). Oxford University Press.       

Hallam, S., Creech, A., & Varvarigou, M. (2017). Well-being and music leisure activities through the lifespan. In R. Mantie & G. D. Smith (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Music Making and Leisure (pp. 31-60). Oxford University Press.   

Koen, B. D., Barz, G., & Brummel-Smith, K. (2009). Introduction: Confluence of consciousness in music, medicine, and culture. In B. D. Koen (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Medical Ethnomusicology (pp. 3-17). Oxford University Press.    Available as Online course Reading in Minerva

Kreutz, G., & von Ossietzky, C. (2016). The value of music for public health. In S. Clift & P. M. Camic (Eds.), Oxford Textbook of Creative Arts, Health, and Wellbeing: International Perspectives on Practice, Policy and Research. Oxford University Press.   Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva Available as Online Course Reading in Minerva

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Journal articles

Daykin, N., Mansfield, L., Meads, C., Julier, G., Tomlinson, A., Payne, A., . . . Victor, C. (2017). What works for wellbeing? A systematic review of wellbeing outcomes for music and singing in adults. Perspectives in Public Health138(1), 39–46. doi:10.1177/1757913917740391

Diener, E. (2013). The remarkable changes in the science of subjective well-being. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 8, 663-666. doi:10.1177/1745691613507583

Dingle, G. A., Clift, S., Finn, S., Gilbert, R., Groarke, J. M., Irons, Y., Jones Bartoli, A., Lamont, A., Launay, J., Martin, E. S., Moss, H., Sangilippo, K. R., Shipton, M., Stewart, L., Talbot, S., Tarrant, M., Tip, L. & Williams, E. J. (2019). An agenda for best practice research on group singing, health, and well-being. Music & Science.

Good, M., Picot, B. L., Salem, S. G., Chin, C., Picot, S. F., & Lane, D. (2000). Cultural differences in music chosen for pain relief. Journal of Holistic Nursing, 18(3), 245-260.   

Groarke, J. M., & Hogan, M. J. (2018). Development and psychometric evaluation of the adaptive functions of music listening scale. Frontiers in Psychology.

Hjørnevik, K., & Waage, L. (2019). The prison as a therapeutic music scene: Exploring musical identities in music therapy and everyday life in a prison setting. Punishment & Society, 21(4), 454–472.

Howlin, C., & Rooney, B. (2021). Cognitive agency in music interventions: Increased perceived control of music predicts increased pain tolerance. European Journal of Pain, 25(8), 171201722.

Krause, A. E., Davidson, J. W., & North, A. C. (2018). Musical activity and well-being: A new quantitative measurement instrument. Music Perception35(4), 454-474. doi:10.1525/MP/2018.35.4.454

Lenette, C., Weston, D., Wise, P., Sunderland, N., & Bristed, H. (2016). Where words fail, music speaks: the impact of participatory music on the mental health and wellbeing of asylum seekers. Arts & Health, 8(2), 125–139.

Millar, O., Warwick, I., Thomas, F., Chase, E., & Aggleton, P. (2019). Music and refugees’ wellbeing in contexts of protracted displacement. Health Education Journal, 78(1), 67–80.

Perkins, R., Mason-Bertrand, A., Fancourt, D., Baxter, L., & Williamon, A. (2020). How participatory music engagement supports mental well-being: A meta-ethnography. Qualitative Health Research.

Rathmann, K., Vockert, T., Bilz, L., Gebhardt, M., & Hurrelmann, K. (2018). Self-rated health and wellbeing among school-aged children with and without special educational needs: Differences between mainstream and special schools. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 81, 134–142.

Roberts, A., & Farrugia, M. (2013). The personal meaning of music making to Maltese band musicians. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 76(2), 94–100.

Ronzi, S., Orton, L., Pope, D., Valtorta, N., & Bruce, N. (2018). What is the impact on health and wellbeing of interventions that foster respect and social inclusion in community-residing older adults? A systematic review of quantitative and qualitative studies.(Report). Systematic Reviews, 7(1), 26.

Southcott, J., & Li, S. (2018). “Something to live for”: Weekly singing classes at a Chinese university for retirees. International Journal of Music Education, 36(2), 283–296.

Sunderland, N., Istvandity, L., Lakhani, A., Lenette, C., Procopis, B., & Caballero, P. (2015). They [do more than] Interrupt Us from Sadness: Exploring the impact of participatory music making on social determinants of health and wellbeing for refugees in Australia. Health, Culture and Society, 8(1), 1–19.

van der Steen, J. T., Smaling, H. J. A., van der Wouden, J. C., Bruinsma, M. S., Scholten, R. J. P. M., & Vink, A. C. (2018). Music‐based therapeutic interventions for people with dementia. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD003477.

Weinberg, M. K., & Joseph, D. (2017). If you're happy and you know it: Music engagement and subjective wellbeing. Psychology of Music, 45(2), 257-267. doi:10.1177/0305735616659552

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Public reports

Daykin, N., & Joss, T. (2016). Arts for health and wellbeing: An evaluation framework.

Hardoon, D., Hey, N., & Brunetti, S. (2020). Wellbeing evidence at the heart of policy.

This list was last updated on 11/08/2021