Assessment of use of music by patients participating in cardiac rehabilitation.

@article{Metzger2004AssessmentOU,
  title={Assessment of use of music by patients participating in cardiac rehabilitation.},
  author={L. Kay Metzger},
  journal={Journal of music therapy},
  year={2004},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={55-69}
}
The primary cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States is heart disease. It is a costly and pervasive group of disorders that effect all ages, races, and genders. Behavioral medicine and health psychology have focused on prevention and psychosocial influences of cardiovascular diseases for the past 30 years. Music therapy is a viable collaborative method in the psychosocial arena for alleviating risks and motivating rehabilitation from cardiac events. There is research to support the… CONTINUE READING

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