Gabriel Gandolfo ; Marina Hugues - The use of music in therapy through the ages

jimis:9324 - Journal of Interdisciplinary Methodologies and Issues in Sciences, July 25, 2023, Vol. 10 - Sound and living being -
The use of music in therapy through the agesArticle

Authors: Gabriel Gandolfo 1; Marina Hugues

  • 1 Département des Sciences de la Vie

If we define music therapy as the use of music to promote, maintain or restore health on a physical, mental, emotional or even spiritual level, we are highlighting the multiplicity of music's effects on the organism and the variety of its uses over the centuries and in different civilizations. Let's not forget that many physicians, from Hippocrates, considered the "father" of medicine, and Empedocles to Rabelais, were also musicians. Let's take a look at the history of the relationship between music and medicine, and how it has evolved from its original curative purpose to its modern preventive use to ensure a form of well-being.

Volume: Vol. 10 - Sound and living being
Section: Subject Area 4: Integrative Health
Published on: July 25, 2023
Accepted on: July 25, 2023
Submitted on: April 8, 2022
Keywords: musique,son,musicologie,musicothérapie,histoire,médecine,MESH: Musique, son, musicologie, musicothérapie, histoire, médecine.,[SHS]Humanities and Social Sciences,[SDV]Life Sciences [q-bio]

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