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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2021, 4(2); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2021.040201.

The Study of Music Therapy for Depression under the Background of Brain Science


Zi Ye

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Zi Ye

College of Social Science, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697


Depression is a mental disorder characterized by low mood. Music therapy is a new interdisciplinary subject which combines music, medicine and psychology. Brain science research effectively integrates psychiatry, neurology and basic neuroscience, which can be described more objectively and vividly the morbidity mechanism and treatment effect of mental disorders. This paper reviews the neurobiological mechanism of depression and music cognition in brain science research, which are combined with actual case analysis study, finding music therapy has positive effect on Depression.


Music Therapy, Depression, Brain Science

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Zi Ye. The Study of Music Therapy for Depression under the Background of Brain Science. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2021) Vol. 4, Issue 2: 1-4. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2021.040201.


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