- URL: https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/December-2016/The-Impact-of-Music-Therapy-on-Mental-Health
Background: This article talks about about the four major interventions involved with music and explain what the benefits of those interventions and how it helps patience deal with mental health issues
How I Used it: I used this article to help readers understand the methods that music therapists used in order to help their patience and the benefits those methods have . I also used it to learn more about music therapy and why therapists use those methods.
Background: This article talks about how music affects our brains and our body and plants and animals . It provides ways it can benefit our hearts and it explains how it helps the brain stronger.
How I used it: I used this in my casual argument to show the readers that music can not only help with mental issues but with others illnesses. It gave me information about the benefits and I used that to help readers understand the reason why we should do music therapy more.
Background: This article talks about the disadvantages of music therapy and how it could have a bad effect on trauma patients with mental illness.
How I used it : I use this for my argument paper to show that there are disadvantages to music therapy but not all of them are true. This was the main focus of my argument paper because it provided me with the argument to my paper
background : This article provided health benefits and tells you the goals they are trying to achieve with music therapy. It also talks about the effect it can have and what therapy can be used for while also providing some facts.
How I used it: I used to better my knowledge on the benefits of music . This was used to provide me with information about the subject for my research topic and paper .
Background: This article talks about how music affects our moods and changes our emotions based on what type of music we are listening to . It’s also talks about how it affects our view of the world while listening to music
How I used it : I use this to provide the readers some knowledge on how music affects the moods and how it affects the brain that changes our mood when listening to music . This was used for my original thesis that music can affect our emotions .
Background: This article talks about the origins of music and how it came to. It talks about how long music has been around for centuries. It also talks about the oldest instrument.
How I used it : I used this to provide information about the origins of music due to the fact that I was defining music and what it was about. It was used to learn the history of music.
- URL: http://www.pbs.org/mercy-street/blogs/mercy-street-revealed/songs-of-survival-and-songs-of-freedom-during-slavery/
Background: This article provides you with the knowledge on how slaves used music for survival. It talks about how it was a form of freedom to them because it distracted them from the situation that they were in and provided them with the memory of home. Music is very important to people of color.
How I used it : I used this to provide the people who read with the knowledge of how important music is. It is a very important thing in many cultures. I used it to let us know that slaves used music to better their moods while working in the fields to show how they used music to express what emotions they were feeling through song.
Background: This article talks about how music is basically our emotions but through. It talks about how each type of music can capture that emotion and it makes you feel relatable .
How I used it: I used to show that music is a great way to help you express your emotions especially when it’s something you are not really great at. It’s great to show how you are feeling without words because we know what you are feeling through the song.
Background: This article talks about the symptoms of prescription drugs abuse and the effects of drugs abuse and the cause of drug abuse.
How I used it: I used this to provide the side effects of prescription drugs and to provides better reasons that music therapy is better use than prescription drugs for mental illness because prescription drugs can lead to addiction
Background: This talks about what music therapy is and what it provides. It touches all aspects of the mind ,body, and behavior and talks about how it addresses physical, emotional and social needs to those who are in need .
How I used it : I used to provide background on music therapy and the aspects around it. How it is used and what it is used for . How music affects many parts of the body and how it is a great resource that we should use more.