Functional Expansion of Music Education Technologies (through the example of music rehabilitation therapy of neurology ward patients)


  • Tatiana Vladimirovna Lvova Federal medical Biophysics Center named after A. I. Burnazyan
  • Alla Vladimirovna Toropova Moscow Pedagogical State University (MPSU)



This article presents a research of the possibility to apply music education activities for rehabilitation of patients with neurodegenerative disease.The purpose of this work was development of a music psychotherapy program for rehabilitation of patients with Parkinson’s neurodegenerative disease.We suggested “target objects” for music rehabilitation therapy at all levels of manifestation of symptoms of illness:1)      physical restriction and rigidness which includes well-aimed work with breathing and movement symptoms, loss of control, lack of coordination, inflexibility, tremor;2)      emotional deprivation  (realization and expression of emotions and feelings) through plastics of movements to music and singing – seeking catharsis through vivified contact with oneself and intensification of feelings;3)      social deprivation: well-aimed work on resocialization of the patient.Сonclusions:Results we obtained contribute to further understanding and wider application of music education methods, technologies and approaches that may add to rehabilitation practices.  


Music psychotherapy, Parkinson’s disease, Movement disorder


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How to Cite

Lvova, T. V., & Toropova, A. V. (2019). Functional Expansion of Music Education Technologies (through the example of music rehabilitation therapy of neurology ward patients). Journal of Psychological Research, 1(1), 33–36.





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