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The Current Status of Music Therapy Centered on 54 Hospice and Palliative Care Settings Designated by the Ministry of Health and Welfare in 2014
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  • Journal title : Journal of Music and Human Behavior
  • Volume 13, Issue 1,  2016, pp.19-40
  • Publisher : Korea Music Therapy Education Association
  • DOI : 10.21187/jmhb.2016.13.1.019
 Title & Authors
The Current Status of Music Therapy Centered on 54 Hospice and Palliative Care Settings Designated by the Ministry of Health and Welfare in 2014
Kim, Eun Jung; Choi, Youn Seon; Kim, Won-chul; Kim, Kyung Suk;
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This study provides numerical data on the status of music therapy practices in 54 hospice and palliative care settings in Korea. Two different questionnaires for music therapists and coordinators were sent to 54 coordinators via email, and 47 (87%) hospitals and centers replied by email or post. The survey period was October 30 through December 5, 2014. Music therapists were asked to respond to 65 questionnaire items regarding working conditions, environment, session process, and personal competence. Coordinators were asked to complete 28 questionnaire items regarding the status of music therapy in their perspective setting. Twenty-two (46.8%) hospitals and centers were running music therapy programs with 28 music therapists, and 19 (67.9%) of these music therapists majored in music therapy. There was a significant difference between music therapists (M
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