Music and medicine
Donatella Lippi1, Paolo Roberti di Sarsina2, John Patrick D’Elios1
1History of Medicine, Department of Anatomy, Histology, and Forensic Medicine, University of Florence, Florence, Italy; 2Health Local Unit, Department of Mental Health, Bologna, Italy
Abstract: Healing sounds have always been considered in the past an important aid in medical practice, and nowadays, medicine has confirmed the efficacy of music therapy in many diseases. The aim of this study is to assess the curative power of music, in the frame of the current clinical relationship.
Keywords: history of medicine, medical humanities, healing music
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