2010 Volume 3 Issue 1 Pages 3-10
Occupational therapy is a comprehensive treatment and support system towards reducing symptoms at the earliest time after sustaining an injury or getting a disease and achieving meaningful lives for those with functioning disabilities through therapeutic activities and the group dynamic. And, the music element like the sound and the rhythm, etc. is used with music as one of the activities in occupational therapy. In occupational therapy, we use music and the music element as means of neurological use, image therapy, relaxation, reminiscence therapy, recreation, and an art therapy, etc. In the symposium, I introduced the characteristic of the expression style of music, the origin of music, the therapeutic effects of music, and how to use music in occupational therapy.