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Contents of the JMTA Journal
 Vol.10/No.1 2010
Papers from the Fifth Round of Research Project Grants

A Fundamental Study on the Relationships between the Environmental Context,
Physiological and Psychological Behaviors to the Japanese Traditional Music No.1
-About the new Barometor of Physiological Effects of Ultrasonic Waves Contained
in Japanese Traditional Instruments-
Harumi Tamura, Kenji Hotta, Ken Yamazaki -p.3

A Fundamental Study on the Relationships between the Environmental Context, Physiological and Psychological Behaviors to the Japanese Traditional Music No.2
-About the Psychological Effects of Ultrasonic Waves Contained in Japanese Traditional Instruments-
Harumi Tamura, Kenji Hotta, Ken Yamazaki -p.11

Papers from the Sixth Round of Research Project Grants

The Effects of Neurologic Music Therapy on Gait Disturbance in Stroke Patients
of Different Lesion Area
Mutsumi Abiru, Chizuru Nakano, Yoshiko Mihara,Yutaka Kikuchi, Koji Tokita, Mikio Fujimoto, Ban Mihara -p.20

The Cognitive Music Therapy for Mild Cognitive Impairment
Yuka Okumura, Ayumi Okumura, Jun Matsumoto, Yoko Momma,Yoshiya Toyoshima, Jun Shinoda, and Jitsuhiro Yamada -p.28

Special Issue

Discussing Group Singing Therapy: Preface
Masami Sakaue -p.38

Discussing Group Singing Therapy: From the Vocal Point of View
Takumi Ao -p.41

Discussing Group Singing Therapy: International Point of View
Fumio Kuribayashi -p.47

Discussing Group Singing Therapy: Traditional Cultural Point of View
Eiichiro Makino -p.53

Discussing Group Singing Therapy: Historical Point of View
Toshikazu Matsui -p.61

Discussing Group Singing Therapy: Point of View of a Clinician in the Geriatric Field
Junko Yamaguchi -p.65

Discussing Group Singing Therapy: Psychiatric Point of View
Akihiro Yamashita -p.70
Original Paper

Pilot Study of Quantitative Research on Clinical Improvisation
-Based on the Analysis of a Severe Autistic Child's Behavior of "Swinging Legs"-
Hitoshi Takayama -p.76

Psychological Effects of Imagery of a Song While Singing a Solo
Shusuke Takahashi, Isoko Naka -p.84

Artistic Value and Social Meaning of Music in Community Music Therapy
A Discussion Referring to the Discourses on Outsider Art
Rii Numata -p.95

The Effect of Grouped Active Music Therapy Intervention on Arterial Stiffness in Middle-aged and Older Women
Koichiro Hayashi, Sachiko Kawai, Masako Sekiya -p.110
Doctoral Dissertation Abstracts

The Influences of Musical Sound Including Ultrasonic Sound Waves on Brain Waves and Psychological States: Investigation of Sounds of Traditional Japanese Musical
Instruments from the Point of View of Affective Engineering
Harumi Tamura -p.118

An Attempt of Establishing a Practical Theory of Childcare for Children with Disabilities, Using Nursery Songs
Yukiko Wada -p.120
Book Reviews -p.121
Report from the Asian Music Therapy Symposium 2009 -p.124
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