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Contents of the JMTA Journal
 Vol.12/No.1 2012
Special Issue: Improvisational Music Therapy

Introduction to the Special Issue: Improvisational Music Therapy Today
Yu Wakao -p.3

Ring the Mind, Open the Ears, See the Sounds: Roles of Improvisational Music in Deep Psychological Music Therapy in Germany
Hiromi Uchida -p.5

WNordoff-Robbins Music Therapy (Creative Music Therapy): Remembering Dr. Clive Robbins
Kana Okazaki -p.11

Improvisational Components in Analytical Music Therapy
Dan Komiya -p.17

Importance of Improvisational Music Therapy: Prompting Clients with Sound and Music
Kenji Tsuchino -p.25

Original Papers

The Effectiveness of Music Therapy Conducted for Twelve Months with Schizophrenia Patients
Kyoko Watanabe -p.32

Brain Activation during Acoustic Rhythmic Beat Synchronization: A functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study
Mariko Nakajima, Shu Watanabe, Tadamitsu Matsuda, Hironobu Kuruma, Yoshiyuki Murakami, Atsushi Senoo, Kyozo Yonemoto -p.40

Book Reviews -p.48
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