Tag Archives: music

Music preference and suicidal behaviour among adolescents

In my earlier post Predicting Suicide Attempts Among Adolescents I refer to a series of research papers that arose from my collaboration with Professor Graham Martin in the early 1990’s. The first paper published as a result of that collaboration … Continue reading

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Taming Tantrums; Managing Meltdowns: Part Two

In Part One of this series, I refer to the fact that the management of severe tantrums and meltdowns in children is an arousal management issue, rather than a behaviour management issue. In this second part of the series, I … Continue reading

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Benefits of music played while you sleep

Those who have read my various articles and/or my books will be aware of the positive impact I attribute to playing soothing classical music to children while they sleep. This morning I came across this interesting article; an exerpt from … Continue reading

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