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How and Why Music is Therapy is Effective

How Music Can Be Therapeutic

By Updated on March 05, 2020 by Elizabeth Scott, PhD Medically reviewed Carly Snyder, MD

Each July, cities across the U.S. observe National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month in efforts to increase awareness about  the unique struggles that racial and ethnic minority communities face regarding mental illness in America.Listening to music can be a quick route to getting yourself into a better mood, but it's becoming increasingly clear that there's much more to the benefits of music than just a quick boost for your outlook. Research has shown that music has a profound effect on your body and psyche. In fact, there’s a growing field of healthcare known as music therapy, which uses music to heal.

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