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Music Care in the NICU – Pacifier Activated Lullaby Device by Bev Foster 
Music’s role in rehabilitation and motivation by Deb Bartlett
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Miller, E.B. (2011). Bio-guided music therapy: A practitioner's guide to the clinical integration of music and biofeedback. London, UK: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Thaut, M., (2005).  Rhythm, music and the brain: Scientific foundations and clinical applications. New York, NY: Routledge.


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Furioso, M., (2002).  The effect of group music therapy on coping, psychosocial adjustment and quality of life for women with breast cancer.  Michigan State University,  Master of Music Thesis

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