Music Therapy in the World and Turkey


  • Yasemin Cakmak Biruni University, Institute of Health Sciences, Master's Program (Midwifery), Istanbul /Turkey
  • Nilgun Avci Biruni University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Midwifery, Istanbul, Turkey


Music therapy applications, Music therapy, Music


Music has been an indispensable element in ancient civilizations. Music therapy has come through various stages to the present day. Today, the use of music therapy in clinical settings, and models and techniques Turkey is an emerging branch of science in music applied in the field of music therapy. Music therapy has shown that it must develop as a science. Music therapy was used in ancient times to ward off evil spirits. Today, it is used in the treatment of many diseases, especially mental health. Music has been an indispensable element in many Turkish Civilizations established in Anatolia. Many researches and works have been done on music therapy.




How to Cite

Cakmak, Y., & Avci, N. (2020). Music Therapy in the World and Turkey. International Journal of Basic and Clinical Studies, 9(2), 27–36. Retrieved from



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