Ph D Theses

PhD Theses (alphabetical order)

Aldrige, Gudrun (1998):
Die Entwicklung einer Melodie im Kontext Improvisatorischer Musiktherapie

Anderson-Ingstrup, Jens. (2020):
A flexible fit: Developing a suitable manual framework for person attuned musical interaction in dementia care through a realist approach.

Baker, Felicity (2004):
The effects of song singing om improvements in affective intonation of people with traumatic brain injury. 

Beck, Bolette Daniels (2012):
Guided Imagery and Music (GIM) with adults on sick leave suffering from work-related stress – a mixed methods experimental study

Bergström, Märith (2011):
Music and Vibroacoustic Stimulation in People with Rett Syndrome –A Neurophysiological Study

Blom, Katarina Mårtenson (2014)
Experiences of Transcendence and the Process of Surrender in Guided Imagery and Music (GIM) - Development of New Understanding through Theories of Intersubjectivity and Change in Psychotherapy

Bonde, Lars Ole (2005):
The Bonny Method of guided Imagery an Music (bmgim) with Cancer Survivors. A Psychological Study with focus on the Influence of BMGIM on Mood and Quality of Life.

Chen, XI JING (2014)
Music Therapy for Improving Mental Health Problems of Offenders in Correctional Settings

Christensen, Erik (2012):
Music Listening, Music Therapy, Phenomenology and Neuroscience

Coomans, Anke (2016)
Moments of resonaNce in musical improvisation with persons with severe dementia. An interpretative phenomenological study

De Backer, Jos (2005):
Music and Psyshosis - the Transition from Sensorial Play to Musical formby psychotic Patients in a Music Therapeutic Process.

Elefant, Cochavit (2002):
Enhancing Communication in Girls with Rett Syndrome through Songs in Music Therapy.

Eslava, Juanita (2017)
The Attention Profile in Music Therapy Assessment for Children. Development and Pilot Study of Validity and Reliability

Frederiksen, Britta Vinkler (2019)
The Development of Therapeutic Alliance in Music Therapy with Forensic Psychiatric Patients with Schizophrenia – an Exploratory Case Study Research Design

Garred, Rudy (2004):
An Inquiry into the Role of Music and of Words in Creative Music Therapy.

Geretsegger Monika (2015)
Promoting social communication through music therapy in children with autism spectrum disorder. Multidimensional investigation: Systematic review, RCT study protocol, treatment guide, feasibility study

Gerge, Anna (2018)
Psychotherapeutic development: Assessment of Pictures through development of the SATPA – a safety assessment tool of pictorial artefacts

Gold, Christian(2003):
An analysis of long-term Music Therapy intervention with mentally ill Children and Adolescents in Austria

Gottfried, Tali (2016):
Creating bridges: Music-Oriented Counseling for Parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Hald, Søren (2012):
Music Therapy, Acquired Brain Injury and Interpersonal Ccommunication Competencies.

Hannibal, Niels J. (2001):
Præverbal overføring i musikterapi - kvalitativ undersøgelse af overføringsprocesser i den musikalske interaktion.

Susan Hart PhD Defence 2018

Hart, Susan (2018)
Psychometric Properties of the Emotional Development Scale. Investigating Reliability and Validity Including Correlations with The Marschak Interaction Method and The Neuroaffective Mentalizing Interview

Hertrampf, Ruth (2017)
Keyboard of Life

Holck, Ulla (2002):
"Kommunikalsk" sammenspil i musikterapi. Kvalitative videoanalyser af musikalske og gestiske interaktioner med børn med betydelige funktionsnedsættelser, herunder børn med autisme".

Honig, Timothy (2022)
Guided Imagery and Music for Persons with Depression. A Three-Part Investigation.

Hooper, Jeff (2010):
The development of Criteria for defining sedative music, and its impact on adults with mild, moderate and severe intellectual disability and challenging behavior

Jacobsen, Stine Lindahl (2012):
Music Therapy Assessment and Development of Parental Competences in Families Where Children Have Experienced Emotional Neglect - An Investigation of the Reliability and Validity of the Tool,
Assessment of Parenting Competencies (APC)

Johns, Unni Tanum (2018):
Musical dynamics in time-limited intersubjective child psychotherapy – an exploration based on microanalysis of therapeutic interplay

Jonsdottir, Valgerdur: (2011):
Music-caring within the framework of early intervention. The lived experience of a group of mothers of young children with special needs, participating in a music therapy group

Kerem, Dikla (2009):
The effect of music therapy on spontaneous communicative interactions of young children with cochlear implants

Kim, Jinah (2006):
The Effects of Improvisational Music Therapy on Joint Attention Behaviours in Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder

Leith, Helen (2014)
Music therapy and the resettlement of women prisoners: A mixed methods exploratory study

Maack,  Carola (2012):
Outcomes and Processes of the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music and its Adaptations and Psychodynamic Imaginative Trauma Therapy for Women with Complex PTSD

Mahns, Wolfgang (1998):
Symboldannelser i den analytiske musikterapi med børn. - Et kvalitativt studie i betydningen af musikalske improvisationer i musikterapi med skolebørn. (Written in German)

McDermott, Orii (2014)
The Development and Evaluation of Music in Dementia Assessment Scales (MiDAS)

Moe, Torben (2001):
Restituerende faktorer i gruppeterapi med psykiatriske patienter - baseret på en modifikation af Guided Imagery and Music (GIM).

Lindvang, Charlotte (2010):
A Field of Resonant Learning. Self-experiential Training and the Development of Music Therapeutic Competencies. A Mixed Methods Investigation of Music Therapy Students’ Experiences and Professional’s evaluation of their own competencies

Inge Nygaard Defence 07

Nygaard-Pedersen, Inge (2007):
Counter transference in music therapy. A phenomenological study on counter-transference used as a clinical concept by music therapists working with musical improvisation in adult psychiatry.

Odell-Miller, Helen (2007):
The practice of music therapy for adults with mental health problems: the relationship between diagnosis and clinical method.

O’Kelly, Julian (2014)
The Development of Evidence Based Music Therapy with Disorders of Consciousness

Music Therapy Defende

Ottesen, Aase Marie (2014)
Anvendelse af musikterapi og dementia care mapping i en læringsmodel til udvikling af musiske og interpersonelle kompetencer hos omsorgsgivere til personer med demens - et casestudie med en etnografisk tilgang

Papanikolaou, Evangelia (2020):
Receptive Music Therapy in Oncology: Guided Imagery and Music During the Course of Active Treatment for Breast and Gynecologic Cancer. A Two-Part Preliminary Investigation

Ridder, Hanne Mette (2003):
Singing Dialogue. Music therapy with persons in advanced stages of dementia. A case study research design.

Rolvsjord, Randi (2007):
"Blackbirds singing": An Explorational study

Sanfi, Ilan (2012):
The Effects of Music Therapy as Procedural Support on Distress, Anxiety, and Pain in Young Children under Peripheral Intravenous Access

Schou, Karin (2008):
A Randomised Controlled Trial (RCT) of the Effect of Guided Relaxation with Music (GAM) on Anxiety, Pain, Mood, Satisfaction with Hospital Stay, and on Length of Hospitalisation in Cardiac Valve Surgery Patients.

Schwantes, Melody: (2011)
Music Therapy’s Effects on Mexican Migrant Farmworkers’ Levels of Depression, Anxiety and Social Isolation: A Mixed Methods Randomized Control Trial Utilizing Participatory Action Research

Skov, Vibeke (2013):
Art therapy. Prevention against the development of depression

Stenderup, Tove (2020):
Musikalsk samvær i den socialpædagogiske indsats med mennesker med erhvervet hjerneskade: Et kvalitativt forskningsprojekt i et aktionsforskningsperspektiv

Storm, Sanne (2013):
Research into the Development of Voice Assessment in Music Therapy

Story, Kristin Maya (2018):
Guided Imagery and Music with Military Women and Trauma: A Continuum Approach to Music and Healing

Summer, Lisa (2009):
Client Perspectives on the Music in Guided Imagery and Music (GIM)

Sørensen, Mariann Bjerregaard (2016)
Sundhedskommunikation i psykologisk og filosofisk belysning. - Hvem, hvorfor og hvordan?

Torres, Esperanza (2015):
Efectiveness of GRPMI with Fibromyalgia Patients

Wärja, Margareta (2018):
Arts-based Psychotherapy for Women Recovering from Gynecological Cancer: A randomized trial evaluating the effects on psychological outcomes

Yakobson, Dana (2021):
A Family Tune: Music Therapy with Preterm Infants and Their Parents: a mixed methods study

Aasgaard, Trygve (2002):
Song Creations by Children with Cancer - Process and Meaning.

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