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Approaches: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Music Therapy is an open access peer-reviewed journal inviting diverse perspectives on music therapy practice, profession and discipline. As a Greek-English publication, Approaches fosters interdisciplinary dialogue bridging local and global aspects of music, health and wellbeing.


Current journal issue

Volume 12 (1) 2020


Special feature (in progress)

Music therapy in dementia and end-of-life care: Mediterranean perspectives

This special feature, which is co-edited by Giorgos Tsiris and Enrico Ceccato, aims to raise awareness and promote dialogue around music therapy in the Mediterranean countries with a focus on dementia and end-of-life care. This feature is currently in progress and each new published paper is announced below:

Special feature – Editorial (published 27 May 2020)
Our sea: Music therapy in dementia and end-of-life care in the Mediterranean region
Giorgos Tsiris & Enrico Ceccato

Special feature – Preface (published 30 May 2020)
Preface
Melissa Mercadal-Brotons

Special feature – Report (published 2 June 2020)
Music therapy in the Occupied Palestinian Territories: An overview and some perspectives on dementia and end-of-life care
Buran Saada & Elizabeth Coombes

Special feature – Report (published 7 June 2020)
Music therapy in Montenegro: Perspectives on the current situation
Mirjana Rajčić & Tatjana Krkeljić

Special feature – Report (published 8 June 2020)
Music therapy in dementia and end-of-life care: A report from Israel
Ayelet Dassa

Special feature – Report (published 15 June 2020)
Music therapy and its applications in dementia care: Spanish perspectives
Melissa Mercadal-Brotons & Mònica de Castro

Special feature – Report (published 20 June 2020)
Music therapy in dementia and end-of-life care: A report from Italy
Mariagrazia Baroni

Special feature – Article (published 6 July 2020)
Music therapy in Turkey: Historical background and current perspectives on dementia and end-of-life care
Burçin Uçaner Çifdalöz

Special feature – Report (published 14 July 2020)
Music therapy in Tunisia: An introduction and some emerging initiatives in dementia and oncology
Rihab Jebali

Special feature – Report (published 17 October 2020)
Music therapy in Greece and its applications in dementia and end-of-life care
Giorgos Tsiris & Christina Kalliodi


Latest publications

To view all latest publications, visit the First View section.

Book Review (published 27 October 2020)
Colors of us: Early childhood music therapy around the world (Kern, Ed.)
Reviewed by Ilene Berger Morris

Book Review (published 16 October 2020)
Psychodynamic approaches to the experience of dementia: Perspectives from observation, theory and practice (Evans, Garner & Darnley-Smith, Eds.)
Reviewed by Jodie Bloska

Book Review (published 12 October 2020)
Collaborations within and between dramatherapy and music therapy: Experiences, challenges and opportunities in clinical and training contexts (Oldfield & Carr, Eds.)
Reviewed by Seren Haf Grime


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