Music therapy is the use of music and its
elements with a patient or a group of people
in a process destinated to make
communication, learning or expression easier
and also to promote it.
Egyptians: Music like something curative.
Greeks : used music to prevent and cure
NOWADAYS: Music therapy is the use of music
to improve physical, physchological,
intellectual or social functioning of people
with health or educational problems.
People who are not ill.
To explore their feelings.
To make positive changes in mood and in their
To develop a sense of control over their lives.
To learn or implement skills to solve problems.
To improve socialization.
MUSIC AND BREATHING: An average low,
deep breathe helps calm and control
emotions and build a better body
MUSIC AND BLOOD PRESSURE: Frequency,
time, volume and slow rhythms create less
tension and stress, keeping the body calm
MUSIC AND MUSCLE COORDINATION: the
tone and the flexibility of the muscular
system are powerfully influenced by tone,
sound and vibration.
MUSIC AND TEMPERATURE: High or noisy
music can elevate body temperature while
soft music can decrease it.
Deep developmental disorders: autism
Children with mental deficiency
Difficulties in socialization
Low self – esteem
With degenerative and/or chronical medical conditions …
Degenerative diseases due to age
Problems of drug and substance abuse.
Brain damage due to illnesses or injuries.